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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, who took a break from prepping his solo debut, Former Lives (out via Barsuk 10/16), to post a long-dormant track titled “Ichiro’s Theme” to Soundcloud. Gibbard was reflecting on yesterday’… More »

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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, hi…
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 sessio…
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 track…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2012 - 10:58 am

Watch Craig Finn Perform New Song “Jackson”

The A.V. Club has a new video series called One Track Mind, in which artists play songs and tell the stories behind those songs --…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2012 - 11:02 am

Watch Patrick Stickles, Craig Finn, Tommy Ramone Cover “Bastards Of Young”

The all-star tandem of Titus Andronicus' Patrick Stickles, The Hold Steady's Craig Finn, and Tommy Ramone (along with Jesse Malin and Dave Hause) got together…
Corban Goble | November 18, 2011 - 9:00 am

Craig Finn Clear Heart Full Eyes Details

Borne of a personal challenge to record a song a day in his apartment, Craig Finn is set to release a new solo LP which…
Corban Goble | November 7, 2011 - 11:06 am

Craig Finn – “Honolulu Blues & “Rented Room”

At some point next year, Craig Finn, the splenetically wordy and generally joyous frontman of the Hold Steady, will release a solo album under hi…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2011 - 10:06 am
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Fightened Rabbit & Craig Finn Cover “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”

Frightened Rabbit's fourth single from The Winter Of Mixed Drinks, "The Loneliness And The Scream," will be out in the U.S. in early December, and…
jessica | November 1, 2010 - 5:29 pm
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Craig Finn Adapting Chuck Klosterman For The Big Screen

Hold Steady’s frontman teams with Letterman scribe Tom Ruprecht to turn Fargo Rock City into a movie. The story centers around geeky, teenage metal fa…
Scott Lapatine | October 22, 2009 - 1:30 pm
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