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Grizzly Bear Annotated Their Songs On Genius, Too

At the beginning of this week, Kendrick Lamar dropped his astounding new track "The Blacker The Berry," and we wrote about how author Michael Chabon took it upon himself to annotate the rapper's prose on Genius (fka Rap Genius). The site is attempting bring a more esteemed level of criticism into the fold,… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 12, 2015

Preview Daniel Rossen’s Score For Indie Film Valedictorian

Grizzly Bear's Daniel Rossen was recruited to write the score for the independent film directed by Matthew Yeager, Valedictorian, which appears to be a fairly bleak drama about an emotionally crippled musician living in Brooklyn. Rossen posted a first glimpse of the score to his Soundcloud and commented on the writing process, "Here's a… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / January 21, 2015

Watch Daniel Rossen’s Recent Atlanta Show, Featuring A New Song

The Grizzly Bear member and occasional solo artist Daniel Rossen just wrapped his first-ever solo acoustic tour, and he started every show on the tour with an untitled new song that has plenty of that mysterious Grizzly Bear grace. Earlier this month, Rossen played Atlanta's Terminal West, and someone there took video of the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 17, 2014

Watch Dan Rossen, Robin Pecknold, Hamilton Leithauser, And Victoria Legrand Cover Gene Clark In Brooklyn

The four-date indie rock all-star tour in tribute to Gene Clark's 1974 album No Other made its final stop last night in at Brooklyn's Music Hall Of Williamsburg. As advertised, Grizzly Bear's Daniel Rossen, Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold (still closely shorn!), the Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser, Beach House's Victoria Legrand, and Fairport Convention's Iain Matthew… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 26, 2014

Grizzly Bear’s Daniel Rossen Announces First Ever Solo Tour

Almost two years ago Grizzly Bear and Department Of Eagles' Daniel Rossen released his first solo EP, Silent Hour/ Golden Mile, but he's never embarked on a solo tour. That changes this spring, when Rossen will travel from coast to coast playing songs from Silent Hour/ Golden Mile as well as Department Of Eagles'… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 6, 2013

Members Of Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear, Walkmen, Beach House To Cover Gene Clark On Tour

No Other, the 1974 solo album from the former Byrds member, is one of those cult-favorite albums that you're probably never heard of unless you're part of its cult. The densely orchestrated album pushed the studio excesses of early-'70s Cali folk rock to its natural conclusion, and all that ornamentation served to highlight Clark's voice. More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 3, 2013

Watch Robin Pecknold & Dan Rossen Cover Pearl Jam On Fallon

One night after Chris Cornell and two Avett Brothers covered Pearl Jam's "Footsteps" on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, the show's Pearl Jam week continued with Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold, Pearl Jam's fellow Seattle rock dude, taking on the Vitalogy classic "Corduroy," the band's best song. This was Pecknold's first time o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 23, 2013

Daniel Rossen – “Not Coming Back”

Lately, Grizzly Bear member and Department Of Eagles leader Daniel Rossen has been posting whatever old, unreleased demos he has lying around, and we've already posted one untitled track. And now we've got "Not Coming Back," a song that he laid down in January 2011, the same time he was finishing up his very… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 12, 2012

Download A New Old Daniel Rossen Demo

Daniel Rossen, of Grizzly Bear and Department Of Eagles, apparently has a whole mess of old, unreleased songs lying around in demo form, and he's kind enough that he's planning to share those songs with us in the days ahead. First up: An untitled three-year-old acoustic track that's already pretty and intricate enough for either… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 22, 2012

Watch Daniel Rossen & Robin Pecknold Join Van Dyke Parks In London

Over the weekend, London's Barbican hosted a career retrospective for the influential composer Van Dyke Parks, a figure who is best known for his work on the Beach Boys' SMiLE as well as more contemporary releases like Joanna Newsom's Ys. Joining Parks as backing vocalists were none other than admirers like Grizzly Bear's Daniel… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 25, 2012

What Grizzly Bear’s Been Up To Since Veckatimest

Yesterday, Grizzly Bear kicked off their new album cycle with "Sleeping Ute," a tempestuous Rossen-penned gem that the comment section wanted to marry. ("I do!" - You guys.) The band's still-untitled record comes 9/18 via Warp, and it is something we will probably talk about a fair bit around here, because it's bee… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 6, 2012

Stream Daniel Rossen Silent Hour/Golden Mile EP

Yesterday, Daniel Rossen, of Grizzly Bear and Department Of Eagles, released his first-ever solo EP, Silent Hour/Golden Mile. We've already posted his "Saint Nothing" and "Silent Song." And today, his whole EP is streaming online. Click below to hear it. More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 21, 2012

Daniel Rossen – “Silent Song”

Daniel Rossen, the man behind many of Grizzly Bear and Department Of Eagles' finest moments, and the child prodigy behind this insanely delightful Elvis impression, is releasing his proper solo debut this spring. (For this post's intents and purposes we are side-stepping his covers of Judee Sill, and of More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 1, 2012

Daniel Rossen – “Saint Nothing”

Daniel Rossen, the Grizzly Bear member and Department Of Eagles frontman, is gearing up to release his debut solo EP. It's called Silent Hour/Golden Mile, and it's coming in a couple of months. Below, you can hear the first taste of it. It's called "Saint Nothing," and it's a gorgeously still song, in which Rosse… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 18, 2012

St. Vincent And Daniel Rossen “Party” In Switzerland

It's been an eventful tour for Grizzly Bear, what with a tour bus accident that stranded half the band in Austria while the other half was la dolce vitaing it in Milan, ultimately forcing the cancellation of their support slot at a Wilco show. However their bills with fellow Twilight superfan Annie Clark… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 18, 2009