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Game of Thrones Details Compilation Album With SZA, The Weeknd, Lil Peep

Last year, Columbia Records announced a partnership with HBO on For The Throne: a new compilation album featuring music inspired by Game of Thrones. The album's cast of…
Will Gottsegen / April 16, 2019

The National Release New Single “Light Years” With Video by Mike Mills

The National have released a new single from their upcoming album I Am Easy to Find. The song is a meditative, backbeat-less ballad called "Light…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 4, 2019

The National’s Bryce Dessner Announces Performance with Thom Yorke

The National’s Bryce Dessner has just announced a few shows this week in Paris, Lyon, London, and Hamburg as part of the "Minimalist Dream House"
Julia Gray, Stereogum / March 31, 2019

The National’s Bryce Dessner Announces New Classical Album El Chan

Bryce Dessner, both a member of The National and an accomplished composer in his own right, has announced a new classical music album called El Chan.
Will Gottsegen / March 11, 2019

The National Settle Into a Cautious Optimism on “You Had Your Soul With You”

The National weren’t always like this. Somewhere in the long comedown from High Violet, the brazen candor that had defined the band’s early albums was…
Will Gottsegen / March 5, 2019

The National Announce New Album and Film I Am Easy to Find, Release “You Had Your Soul With You”

The National have announced a new album, I Am Easy To Find, out May 17 via 4AD. It's the band's eighth full-length studio album and first…
Will Gottsegen / March 5, 2019

Bon Iver and The National’s Eaux Claires Festival to Skip 2019

Eaux Claires, the annual music festival in Eau Claire, Wisc. co-founded in 2015 by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron Dressner, will not return next year.
Tosten Burks / December 11, 2018

Watch Post Malone Interview, The National Performance on Fallon

Last night, Post Malone put on his best flowery suit to sit down with Jimmy Fallon and talk about his inaugural Posty Fest in Dallas,…
Israel Daramola / October 2, 2018

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner Drop Three Big Red Machine Videos: Watch

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner -- the driving forces behind indie rock groups Bon Iver and The National, respectively -- have dropped three new music videos from their…
Mitchell Peters, Billboard / September 1, 2018

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner Release 2 New Songs as Big Red Machine

PEOPLE, a platform for artists to come together and create founded by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National co-founder Aaron Dessner, has released PEOPLE…
Isabella Castro-Cota / August 9, 2018

Stream The National’s New Album Boxer (Live in Brussels)

The National's landmark LP Boxer celebrated its 10th anniversary last year and to commemorate the occasion, the band released a special edition live version of the…
Rob Arcand / July 14, 2018

Watch The National Play Two New Songs in Croatia

Just after debuting two new songs at Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires festival, the National played them again in Zagreb, Croatia this week. No…
Joshua Copperman / July 12, 2018

Watch Justin Vernon, Moses Sumney, & Francis and the Lights Cover “I Shall Be Released” at Eaux Claires

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires music festival kicked off on Friday in Vernon’s hometown, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The two performed — alongside Bryce Dessner, Bradley Cook,…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / July 8, 2018

Bon Iver and The National’s Eaux Claires Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

For the last four years, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner have co-curated a music festival in Eau Claire, Wisconsin aptly known as…
Rob Arcand / July 7, 2018

Bon Iver and The National’s PEOPLE Festival Lineup: Feist, Jónsi, Francis and the Lights, More

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner have announced the lineup for their Berlin-based PEOPLE festival, associated with their artist collective…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 25, 2018
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