Watch Yo La Tengo, Ginuwine, and Jeff Tweedy on ‘Parks and Recreation’

In 2000, as Matador Records notes, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler graced the cover of Yo La Tengo's "You Can Have It All" single.
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2014

The Decemberists Score Springfield’s Hipsterfication on ‘The Simpsons’

In Sunday night's episode of The Simpsons, "The Day The Earth Stood Cool," Homer went hipster after meeting a goateed food truck proprietor played by…
Chris Martins / December 10, 2012

Decemberists Cover R.E.M., Pretenders LP + More

The Decemberists recently dropped by L.A. radio station KCRW to perform a stripped-down 45-minute acoustic set, which includes a cover of R.E.M.'s "Cuyahoga."
SPIN Staff / February 14, 2011

Colin Meloy On Decemberists “Simple” New Album

On the Decemberists' last album The Hazards of Love, Colin Meloy took the band's music as big as it could go, with an over-the-top, 17-part…
Kevin O'Donnell / November 11, 2010

Decemberists Extend Fall Tour

The Decemberists have added 14 shows to their U.S. tour behind The Hazards of Love, the Portland, OR, band's latest album. The new run of…
Ray Padgett / July 27, 2009

Neko Case, Decemberists, Fleet Foxes Play Folk Festival 50

Founders of the Newport Folk Festival, the Rhode Island concert series where Bob Dylan infamously switched to electric instruments in 1965, will celebrate the event's…
William Goodman / April 17, 2009

Decemberists to Perform Entire New Album on Spring Tour

Touring large theaters for 16 dates in May and June, Colin Meloy will lead his merry band the Decemberists through all 17 songs from their…
Peter Gaston / February 9, 2009