Here’s The Frasier Theme In The Style Of The National

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Frasier“Hey baby, I hear the blues a-callin’/ Tossed salads and scrambled eggs/ And maybe I seem a bit confused/ Yeah maybe, but I got you pegged/ But I don’t know what to do with those tossed salads and scrambled eggs/ They’re callin’ again.” … More »

We’ve Got A File On You: Sharon Van Etten

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Sharon-Van-Etten-Remind-Me-TomorrowWe’ve Got A File On You is a new reboot of an old-school Stereogum franchise. Once called Annotated Media Guide, these are interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest appearances, random internet ephemera, etc. Almost 10 years ago, Sharon Van Etten released her debut … More »

Eaux Claires Festival Skipping Next Year, Say They’ll Return In 2020

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Eaux Claires — the Wisconsin music festival put together by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and the National’s Aaron Dessner — has announced that they won’t be holding the event next year, but that they plan to return in 2020. In a post on their official website, festival organizers write: “After our Senior year, … More »

Watch Julien Baker, Matt Berninger, & Steph Altman Perform New Song “All I Want”

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Julien-Baker-and-Matt-BerningerA Julien Baker show is a powerful, almost religious experience, and a big part of the reason is that she’s the only person onstage for most of it. Right now, Baker is on tour with Boygenius, her supergroup with Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus. But when she’s performing her solo set before the … More »

Hear The National Cover Bob’s Burgers Thanksgiving Song “Save The Bird”

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The-National-Bobs-Burgers-Save-The-BirdLast year, the National released their seventh album, the stunning and haunting Sleep Well Beast. A sonically adventurous album that grappled with marital strife and the bleak atmosphere of contemporary America in equal measure, it ranked as one of our favorite albums of 2017. And while they’ve been road-testing new material … More »

Bono, Pharrell, The National, Michael Stipe, & More Pay Tribute To A Dead Cat On New Album

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Souris CalleSophie Calle is a 64-year-old French conceptual artist who, while being interviewed for a T Magazine profile last year, appeared to be pregnant. It turned out she was in midst of pretending to carry and give birth to her cat, Souris, who died back in 2014. As NPR reports, that cat … More »

Watch The National Soundtrack A Dance Performance On Fallon

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The-National-on-FallonPost Malone was a guest on The Tonight Show last night. He talked about his tattoos, his friendship with Justin Bieber, and his habit of going to the Olive Garden to “celebrate life.” He played a few seconds of the song he contributed to the soundtrack of the new animated Spider-Man movie. (We’re already building … More »

Pearl Jam, NIN, Arctic Monkeys Make NOS Alive 2018 A Thrilling, Rock-Dominated Festival

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Over the last 11 years under a few different iterations, Lisbon’s NOS Alive has sneakily become one of Europe’s more appealing festivals. It isn’t hard for international fests to be more enticing than the ones stateside these days, where lineups have become increasingly repetitive. NOS Alive, like other European festivals, tends to offer something more … More »

Watch The National Play New Songs “Quiet Light” & “So Far, So Fast”

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The National's Matt BerningerBig week for Croatia! Not only is their men’s national soccer team playing England in a World Cup semifinal today (2PM ET on Fox), their nation also saw the National open their set in Zagreb. I’ll leave it to the good people of Croatia to decide which is a bigger deal. More »

Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner’s Big Red Machine Now On Spotify & Apple Music

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Big Red Machine Justin Vernon Aaron DessnerLast month, the PEOPLE collective launched a new website as a repository for unreleased music from the likes of Justin Vernon, the Dessner brothers, and much more. One of the projects available on the service was Big Red Machine, the collaboration between Vernon and Aaron Dessner. Four new Big Red Machine songs were available … More »