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From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead’s fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow rock stars. We polled dozens of notable musicians about their favorite Radiohead songs, and this is how they responded. More »

Frightened Rabbit is on a hot streak. Starting with September of last year and the State Hospital EP, then through the release of Pedestrian Verse in February, and finally last Tuesday with the Late March, Death March EP, the band has given us a succession of great releases in just under twelve months, consistently operating… More »

A few months ago, I wrote about the increasing influence of Mumford & Sons and how that band’s brand of bleeding-heart folk-rock represents the convergence of certain indie trends (howling Avett Brothers roots rock, bookish Decemberists folk-prog, humongous Arcade Fire stadium anthems, woodsy Fleet Foxes classic rock worship) with a long tradition of jammy and/or… More »

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Stream Frightened Rabbit State Hospital EP

We first heard the excellent title track from Frightened Rabbit's State Hospital EP a month ago, and now, with the release of that EP about…
Michael Nelson | September 17, 2012 - 3:14 pm

Frightened Rabbit – “State Hospital” Video

Last week, we got our first listen to the studio version of "State Hospital," the title track from Frightened Rabbit's forthcoming EP. Today, the clip…
Michael Nelson | August 20, 2012 - 10:32 am

Frightened Rabbit – “State Hospital”

Several live takes of Frightened Rabbit's "State Hospital" have surfaced in 2012, but we've finally got our first listen to the studio version of the…
Michael Nelson | August 16, 2012 - 2:12 pm

22 New Indie Rock Christmas MP3s For 2011

Don't you love Christmas music? I'm Jewish so mostly it makes me feel like I'm in a mall. But don't you love malls? I've been…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2011 - 9:53 am

Download Frightened Rabbit’s New EP

Churning Scottish epic-indie types Frightened Rabbit have a new three-song EP, and they've thoughtfully posted it for free download. The three-track EP, creatively titled A
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2011 - 2:28 pm

Death Cab For Cutie, Frightened Rabbit @ Rimac Arena, La Jolla 8/16/11

After their finishing their tour of smaller clubs, Death Cab For Cutie have stepped it up to arenas to promote Codes And Keyes. Hand picked…
Andrew Youssef | August 17, 2011 - 9:46 am

Frightened Rabbit Cover Death Cab For Cutie

Ben Gibbard personally selected Frightened Rabbit to open on their current tour, and the Scottish indie rockers brought with them a rep for Invisible Children,…
Scott Lapatine | August 13, 2011 - 1:21 pm

Frightened Rabbit – “Scottish Wind”

RockNess is an annual Scottish Music Festival that takes place on the banks of the Loch Ness. They host both local and foreign bands (last…
jessica | June 13, 2011 - 10:14 am

Photos From ATP Bowlie 2 Curated By Belle & Sebastian

The Belle & Sebastian-curated ATP Bowlie 2 took place earlier this week (December 10-12) at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead. (In 1999 B&S curated The Bowlie…
brandon | December 14, 2010 - 1:10 pm

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

Frightened Rabbit – “Confetti” (The Lemonheads Cover)

As more bands tackle the pre-picked covers in The Onion A.V. Club's Undercover series (once a song's been covered, it can't be covered again), the…
jessica | June 29, 2010 - 2:21 pm

Frightened Rabbit Bring “Nothing Like You” To Fallon

Frightened Rabbit got their national television debut last night on Jimmy Fallon. They did a fantastic-sounding version of "Nothing Like You," mostly because singer Scott…
jessica | May 26, 2010 - 11:16 am

SXSW 2010: The Wrap Up

We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff…
stereogum | March 23, 2010 - 11:42 am

Frightened Rabbit – “Nothing Like You” Video

We're already seen one video for "Nothing Like You," but Frightened Rabbit decided the song was great enough for two videos (we agree). The guys…
jessica | February 22, 2010 - 11:04 am

New Frightened Rabbit Video – “Nothing Like You”

So far everything that Frightened Rabbit's thrown into the pre-release promo pile has only built our anticipation for their forthcoming Winter Of Mixed Drinks. The…
Amrit Singh | February 2, 2010 - 9:11 am

New Frightened Rabbit – “Nothing Like You” & “Learned Your Name”

The Winter Of Mixed Drinks landed on our anticipated list because its predecessor The Midnight Organ Fight was aces, and because "Swim Until You Can't
Amrit Singh | January 6, 2010 - 11:04 am

The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

New Frightened Rabbit – “Living In Colour” & “Nothing Like You” (Live On BBC6)

Frightened Rabbit's already four-and-half minutes into the best album reviews of their career on the back of the expansively intimate lead single "Swim Until You
Amrit Singh | November 23, 2009 - 5:37 pm

New Frightened Rabbit Video – “Swim Until You Can’t See Land”

Glaswegian warm-hearted rockers Frightened Rabbit are seven inches closer to a follow-up to their excellent The Midnight Organ Fight LP with a pair of new
Amrit Singh | October 16, 2009 - 4:11 pm

New Frightened Rabbit – “Swim Until You Can’t See Land” & “Fun Stuff”

Stream both sides of the forthcoming (11/16) single at Fat Cat. (Thanks for the tip, Iggy.) The label calls it “a primer” for the next…
brandon | October 2, 2009 - 1:36 pm