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Chicago's Bloodshot Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with the release of a compilation album that features bands covering songs by some of the artists that have been on the…   Read Story »
Matt Berninger, the deep-groaning frontman for the National, has contributed music to just about every even vaguely prestigious TV show currently on the air, and he's just added another one to his…   Read Story »
Andrew Bird recently put together a new backing band called Hands Of Glory, and now he'll be releasing an album with them. Titled Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of..., it is a full LP of covers…   Read Story »
Bonnaroo has announced the lineups for a trio of Superjams at this year's festival. The annual improv sessions have previously featured D'Angelo's return to the public eye and the one-time-only…   Read Story »
Montreal's Yellow Bird Project works with musicians to create T-shirt designs that benefit a charities of the artists' choice; they've printed designs by the likes of Bon Iver, Best Coast, Tegan And…   Read Story »
Andrew Bird has a new EP coming out soon titled I Want To See Pulaski At Night. Though mostly made up of instrumentals, the title track is a beautifully sung piece built around plucked violin and…   Read Story »
At the Newport Folk Festival earlier this month, Andrew Bird had a welcome surprise for his audience: a brand new song that he'd written "in the last two weeks." The song, a romantic, conversational…   Read Story »
This past weekend, the yearly roots-influenced music festival Pickathon took place at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, just outside of Portland. Feist, Divine Fits, Kurt Vile, and Pure…   Read Story »
As day 2 of Sasquatch! began everybody, from fans to bands to tech, seemed to be adjusting to the swing of things. It was a little warmer, and there was no rain in sight. After walking through a…   Read Story »
Just about every year, Yo La Tengo take over their hometown club Maxwell's for a series of Hanukkah shows, which are generally described as amazing and which often feature a few special guests…   Read Story »