Posts tagged "the national"

Review: Indie Rock Is the New Stadium Rock on Mumford & Sons’ ‘Wilder Mind’

Here's a sentence that would've made absolutely no sense in 2005 (and only slightly more in 2015): The biggest band in the world desperately want…
By: Andrew Unterberger / May 8, 2015

The National Stuff Their New Box Set With Tons of ‘Sorrow’

If you'll recall, the National spent part of 2013 working with Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson on a set of durational performances called A Lot of Sorrow.
By: Rachel Brodsky / April 9, 2015

Stream the National’s Surprise New Song, ‘Sunshine on My Back’

Update: According to Pitchfork, the track features vocals from Sharon Van Etten and was recorded during the band's 'Trouble Will Find Me' sessions. "Sunshine o…
By: Brennan Carley / April 2, 2015

Eaux Claires Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Bon Iver, The National, Spoon, and More

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon has just announced the full lineup for the first annual Eaux Claires Music and Art Festival, and for a debut event,…
By: Brennan Carley / February 11, 2015

The National Brood Over ‘Christmas Magic’ on ‘Bob’s Burgers’

It's hard to take the National seriously when they're trussed up as cartoon Christmas ornaments, but somehow the band pulls it off in the latest holiday…
By: Rachel Brodsky / December 23, 2014

The 25 Most Memorable Quotes of 2014

Stuff celebrities say typically falls in a spectrum ranging from "YES" to "WTF." This year was no exception: Lana Del Rey (sort of) wished for…
By: Rachel Brodsky / December 23, 2014

The National Flex Muscle as Crooked Music Teachers on ‘Comedy Bang Bang’

The National will get paid, or else. At least that's the impression the Trouble-making band gives in an upcoming episode of IFC's Comedy Bang Bang.The episode — set…
By: James Grebey / October 14, 2014

‘Comedy Bang Bang’ Snares the National, Future Islands, and More for New Season

Scott Aukerman is considered somewhat of an esoteric comedy genius who also has stellar musical taste. As the creator of the IFC show Comedy Bang Bang,…
By: Brennan Carley / September 10, 2014

Boston Calling 2014: Lorde Mesmerizes, Nas Lights Up, and More Live Photos

At this weekend's Boston Calling Festival (the fourth in 18 months), thunder and lightning threatened to overshadow the weekend's stellar lineup. But save for two canceled…
By: Brennan Carley / September 9, 2014

Win Tickets to First City Festival, Courtesy of SPIN!

This year's First City Festival promises headlining sets from some of music's most exciting live acts like former SPIN cover star Beck, the National, Phantogram,…
By: SPIN Staff / August 19, 2014
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