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Six More Indie Songs Inspired By Baseball

Something about America's pastime inspires whimsical paeans from even the generally sports-ambivalent world of indie rock. Just ask Death Cab For Cutie frontman Benjamin Gibbard,…
Kenny Herzog | July 24, 2012 - 3:28 pm
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Beach Slang – “Punks In A Disco Bar”

It's been less than a year since Beach Slang's debut The Things We Do To Find People Like Us was named Album Of The Week,…
Zac Gelfand | July 13, 2016 - 2:07 pm
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Craig Finn – “Screenwriters School” (Stereogum Premiere)

Craig Finn released a five-track EP titled Newmyer's Roof in June of last year via PledgeMusic. This Friday the EP will become available for digital…
Sadie Bell | February 29, 2016 - 11:46 am

Titus Andronicus And Craig Finn Covered Each Other’s “No Future”

Titus Andronicus and the Hold Steady are two of the greatest bands mining the intersection of punk and classic rock, so it's good and right…
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2016 - 3:27 pm
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Watch Craig Finn & Esmé Patterson Cover Low’s “Just Like Christmas”

A.V. Club's Undercover series just wrapped up recently with a Gwar cover courtesy of Iron & Wine, but it's back for the holidays with four…
James Rettig | December 1, 2015 - 11:33 am

Here’s What Your Favorite Bands Wore For Halloween 2015

Stars: they're just like us! Which means that on October 31st, the spookiest day of the year, they don wacky clothing that they would never…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 1:36 pm
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Watch Craig Finn Perform Two Songs On Seth Meyers

Craig Finn's used to the late-night circuit by now, between his long history with the Hold Steady and his 2012 debut solo album, and he…
James Rettig | October 14, 2015 - 9:49 am
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Stream Craig Finn Faith In The Future

As frontman for the Hold Steady, Craig Finn frantically sprays artfully written short stories over huge, gratifying rock riffage. When he's on his own, though,…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2015 - 9:18 am

Listen To The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn On The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast

Bret Easton Ellis has a podcast now, and he recently had Craig Finn of the Hold Steady as a guest. Ellis has previously enlisted musicians…
Caitlin White | September 2, 2015 - 11:17 am
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Titus Andronicus Cover Classic Rock Hits With Craig Finn And Ted Leo In Brooklyn

This week brings the release of Titus Andronicus' outstanding new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, and to celebrate, the band did a five-night stand at…
Michael Nelson | July 29, 2015 - 10:22 am
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Craig Finn – “Maggie, I’ve Been Searching For Our Son”

The Hold Steady's Craig Finn recently announced plans to release Faith In The Future, his second solo album, and we've already posted first single "Newmyer's
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 11:23 am
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Check Out Craig Finn & Marnie Stern In Seamless Subway Ads

If you've been in the New York subway sometime in the past few years, chances are you've seen an ad for the online food ordering…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2015 - 2:26 pm
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Craig Finn – “Newmyer’s Roof”

Back in 2012, Craig Finn took time off from his main gig as frontman for the Hold Steady to release Clear Heart Full Eyes, his…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2015 - 11:49 am
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Watch Tommy Stinson, Bob Mould, & Craig Finn Give A Rock Tour Of The Twin Cities

Noisey's Made In America series travels to different cities around the country to discuss the local music scene with native musicians. The newest installment, "Made…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2014 - 2:17 pm
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Cheap Girls – “Man In Question” (Feat. Craig Finn)

In recent years Michigan power trio Cheap Girls has become one of the world's most reliable practitioners of meat-and-potatoes rock 'n' roll -- the same…
Chris DeVille | April 8, 2014 - 4:17 pm
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Watch Craig Finn Cover “Scarlet Begonias” With Members Of The Dead

On Friday night, Grateful Dead co-leader Bob Weir hosted a 70th birthday party for his deceased bandmate Jerry Garcia at his TRI Studios. During the…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2012 - 10:48 am
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Craig Finn, Mount Moriah @ Troubadour, West Hollywood 2/20/12

Armed with his superb backing band Some Guns, Craig Finn stopped by the Troubadour in support of his solo album Clear Heart Full Eyes, ripping…
Andrew Youssef | February 21, 2012 - 11:56 am

Hear Craig Finn Play Two Unreleased Tunes

Last month, Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn released Clear Heart Full Eyes, his first-ever solo album, and he's lately done a few different in-studio sessions…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2012 - 12:23 pm

Stream Craig Finn Clear Heart Full Eyes

Clear Heart Full Eyes, the first-ever solo album from Hold Steady frontman and expert chronicler of desperation Craig Finn, is all set to arrive. We've…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2012 - 11:17 am

Craig Finn – “New Friend Jesus” (Stereogum Premiere)

Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn will release Clear Heart Full Eyes, his first-ever solo album, later in the month. We've already posted the album tracks…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2012 - 10:58 am
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