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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 »

Now that December is upon us, publications are starting to roll out their year-end lists. In the preface to our own countdown of the year’s best albums, we noted how subjective that pursuit is, but there is a more objective way to determine what music ruled 2014: cold hard facts. And what do you know,… More »

The literary giant Alexis Krauss said it best: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. From big-budget campaigns to no-budget crowdfunding, the haves and have-nots alike made selling albums an art unto itself this year, staving off the format’s impending extinction for now and turning music fandom into an exceptionally… More »

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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…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2012 - 10:45 am

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…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2012 - 9:03 am

Watch Grizzly Bear Play Jools Holland

Grizzly Bear's media takeover tour continues! The band showed up on the most recent episode of the BBC's Later With Jools Holland, playing the Shields
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2012 - 8:56 am

Watch Grizzly Bear Play The Tonight Show

Jay Leno isn't especially known for his support of ornately composed indie-folk, so it was a bit weird to see him hosting Grizzly Bear on…
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2012 - 8:52 am

Debating The Grizzly Bear NY Mag Story And Making A Living Making Music

As you may have heard, Grizzly Bear was featured on the cover of this week's New York Magazine, alongside the headline, "Is Rock Stardom Any…
Michael Nelson | October 2, 2012 - 1:05 pm

Grizzly Bear Are Not Rich

Nobody in music is making much money these days. We know that. Everybody knows that. Nobody buys music, and the very idea that we shouldn't…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2012 - 10:12 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Lately, we seem to be having on-weeks and off-weeks for videos, and this was an off-week. Last week brought a deluge, and this week, things…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2012 - 11:16 am

Grizzly Bear – “Yet Again” Video

In the new clip for Grizzly Bear's "Yet Again," a female figure skater follows a strange path post-practice, beginning an adventure through a carnival and…
Corban Goble | September 27, 2012 - 10:33 am

Grizzly Bear @ Radio City Music Hall, NYC 9/24/12

Last night, Grizzly Bear performed at Radio City Music Hall in support of their terrific new album, Shields. It was the band's first time performing…
Michael Nelson | September 25, 2012 - 1:58 pm

Grizzly Bear, Death Cab, St. Vincent Remind You To Register To Vote

Tomorrow is National Voter Registration Day, and the non-partisan group HeadCount is taking action by hosting registration events in 30 cities. Alongside that push comes…
Corban Goble | September 24, 2012 - 2:50 pm

Album Of The Week: Grizzly Bear Shields

It's not to say that the Album Of The Week selection for this second week of September has always been a foregone conclusion. This slate…
Amrit Singh | September 18, 2012 - 4:34 pm

Watch Grizzly Bear Play Fallon

Tomorrow, Grizzly Bear release their dizzily complex, already-loved new album Shields. And on Friday night, the band stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2012 - 8:49 am

The 10 Best Grizzly Bear Songs

As far as being a band in 2012 goes, Grizzly Bear has it pretty good. Critical darlings aren't often financially successful as artists and vice-versa.
Colin St. John | September 13, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Watch Grizzly Bear Play Shields Cuts On WNYC Soundcheck

Yesterday, Grizzly Bear took to WNYC's Soundcheck series to play some new cuts from the forthcoming Shields, including previous singles "Sleeping Ute" and "Yet Again."…
Corban Goble | September 12, 2012 - 4:13 pm

Grizzly Bear Shields Comment Party

Next week, Grizzly Bear drop their sprawling, ambitious, feverishly anticipated follow-up to Veckatimest. The early tracks from Shields were all enormously promising: “Sleeping Ute,” “Yet
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2012 - 11:21 am

Turntable Interview: Grizzly Bear

It's been three years since Grizzly Bear's Veckatimest dazzled fans. Now their wildly anticipated follow up Shields is due in stores on September 18th. The…
Melissa Locker | September 7, 2012 - 10:25 am

Grizzly Bear – “Half Gate” (Live On BBC 6Music)

Grizzly Bear’s much-anticipated new album Shields arrives in a couple of weeks, and they’ve already allowed us to hear the early tracks “Sleeping Ute” and…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2012 - 12:39 pm

Watch Grizzly Bear Play StePhest Colbchella ‘012 RocktAugustfest

Last night was Grizzly Bear's time to shine as part of Stephen Colbert's StePhest Colbchella '012 RocktAugustfest, and the group showed up to play three…
Corban Goble | August 15, 2012 - 9:16 am

Grizzly Bear – “Yet Again”

Here's another new one from Grizzly Bear's forthcoming Shields, a lush, pretty rocker filled with the group's signature harmonies. It's called "Yet Again" and it…
Corban Goble | August 2, 2012 - 2:42 pm

Grizzly Bear Shields Details

Last month, Grizzly Bear let us hear their excellent new song "Sleeping Ute," the first shot from a long-rumored new album. And now we finally…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2012 - 9:23 am
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