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It's been nearly four years since the Decemberists released The King Is Dead, their last album. The band debuted a couple of new songs at the Boston Calling festival over the summer, and now frontman…   Read Story »
Bob Mould is a punk rock legend still bashing out remarkably vigorous and effective anthems. (My co-worker Michael says he's making the best music of his career right now, which is lunacy, but the…   Read Story »
While the whole band was making an appearance over on Parks And Recreation, Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy was a guest on a show for Q Live where he performed a new song. The tune is called…   Read Story »
Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy is releasing a new EP of Kinks covers entitled, sensibly, Colin Meloy Sings The Kinks. This is a tour-only release designed to attract fans to Meloy's upcoming solo…   Read Story »
Tegan & Sara made their Newport Folk Festival debut over the weekend. "We made it to Newport!! What a lovely and quaint little place!" Tegan blogged upon arrival. "Rhode Island is adorable and…   Read Story »
How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to…   Read Story »
New York just became the 6th largest state to approve same-sex marriage. Yes! The Senate bill passed 33-to-29, Governor Cuomo signed the measure shortly after, and the law goes into effect in 30…   Read Story »
Portlandia's already been good for unexpected cameos (Aimee Mann, Steve Buscemi, Aubrey Plaza, plus many others). And it looks lik Portlandia is upping the number of musical cameos. Next week Colin…   Read Story »
Colin Meloy tested out a couple of in-progress Decemberists songs at a PDX Pop Now! Benefit last night. The first is under the working title "January Hymn," the other called "July Hymn." The latter…   Read Story »
When I was in high school I had a Meat Is Murder t-shirt. The one with the lyrics to the album's title track on the front: "It's not natural, normal or kind / The flesh you so fancifully fry / The…   Read Story »