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Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National are about to record a Grateful Dead tribute album. The band will also include Scott and Bryan Devendorf. The name of the album will be Dead Hot, a nod to Red…   Read Story »
Local Natives performed at Music Hall Of Williamsburg on Friday night. Early into the performance, the band was joined by Aaron Dessner of the National, who helped them record their new LP…   Read Story »
Sharon Van Etten made her TV debut last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, playing "Serpents" from her forthcoming Tramp. She's been overdue for a while but now, yeah, she's totally blowing up…   Read Story »
This is an off-year for Sufjan's Xmas-album-release schedule, but the Dessner brothers of Bluzzbood, Ohio have helped bridge the gap this holiday season by leaking a couple of previously unheard…   Read Story »
A few weeks ago we posted an early take of "When You Were Born" (aka "When Yer Born") from The Long Count. At the time, Aaron Dessner told us the track would eventually include Kim Deal singing on…   Read Story »
We've heard The Conformist's quietly exultant opener "Breathing Out." Those familiar with Thomas Bartlett's project know that as Doveman, Bartlett rarely raises his voice above a whisper, even when…   Read Story »
This is the first available full piece of music from Bryce and Aaron Dessner and Matthew Ritchie's BAM-commissioned The Long Count, which runs 10/28-31 at the 2009 Next Wave Festival. As the…   Read Story »
The fear with any supertalent variety show like last night's Dark Was The Night live event is that the appeal on paper will far outstrip the appeal of having your ass glued to a seat for four hours.…   Read Story »
A few weeks ago rumors swirled about some Very Special Secret Guests slated to appear at last night's Shuffle Mode special at BAM. So you know, see above photo. The night's lineup was already…   Read Story »
The National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner curated this one, and its contributor list reads like the contents of your iPod, including Arcade Fire, Beirut, Beach House, Bon Iver, Grizzly Bear, Andrew…   Read Story »