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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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Hear Grizzly Bear’s “Slow Life” In Full

Grizzly Bear, who are just about as all-over-the-place as Thom Yorke these days, join the Radiohead-head and some other indie luminaries on the OST to…
Amrit Singh | October 2, 2009 - 1:09 pm
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Grizzly Bear Do New Moon Tune In Chicago

Until we have full audio, there’s this 80-second snippet of the band debuting their Twilight track with Victoria from Beach House at the Metro the…
Amrit Singh | September 30, 2009 - 3:07 pm
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Is The New Moon Soundtrack The Best Album Of 2009?

Whoops, looks like two cultures just got shocked. Obviously that headline is a joke! Except that maybe it isn't? Rumors had been swirling about Thom…
Amrit Singh | September 21, 2009 - 3:34 pm
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New Moon Music Revealed Tomorrow

NYTimes implies that Thom Yorke, Bon Iver, Band Of Skulls, Grizzly Bear, and the Killers join DCFC in providing exclusive tracks to the Twilight sequel.
Scott Lapatine | September 16, 2009 - 10:45 pm
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New Grizzly Bear Video – “While You Wait For The Others”

Sean Pecknold got his first mentions around here by directing videos for Fleet Foxes, the band of his folk bro Robin. But as we've noted,…
Amrit Singh | September 11, 2009 - 8:05 am
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Jay-Z Hearts Grizzly Bear, Empire Of The Sun

Blueprint 3 is out 9/11, eight years to the day of The Blueprint's release, and Jay-Z is pulling out all the publicity stops. Over the…
Scott Lapatine | August 31, 2009 - 4:56 pm
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Michael McDonald Covers Grizzly Bear

One day after closing out this year's Pool Parties (with Jay-Z and Beyoncé in attendance), Grizzly Bear continue crossing over in every direction with today'…
Amrit Singh | August 31, 2009 - 10:19 am
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Green Man Festival 2009 In Photos

The eco-friendly Green Man took over Brecon Beacons, Wales this past weekend with a heavy dose of Americana: from midwestern folkies (Bon Iver, Wilco, Andrew…
Scott Lapatine | August 26, 2009 - 12:09 pm
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Grizzly Bear Bring “Ready, Able” To Letterman

After being unceremoniously bumped from Letterman on account of a babbling Bob Lutz, Grizzly Bear finally got their shot to return to the Ed Sulliva…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2009 - 10:34 am
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Wilco/Yo La Tengo @ KeySpan Park, Coney Island 7/13/09

In a few days the city's indie kids will make their way out to Coney Island for the Voice's annual Siren festival, chances are many…
Amrit Singh | July 14, 2009 - 10:17 am
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Old Folks Review Grizzly Bear

The last time we heard from the old folks at Breakfast At Sulmay's, they were affixing Bob Dylan and "Oriental music" to Dirty Projectors. Their…
brandon | July 6, 2009 - 9:24 am
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Grizzly Bear Do “Cheerleader” For Fallon

Ahem. From Trent Reznor to Billboard to Bonnaroo to Letterman (almost!) to Toronto, Grizzly Bear are just about everywhere these days. Until Friday, they'd never…
brandon | June 29, 2009 - 9:28 am
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Grizzly Bear @ The Wiltern, Los Angeles 6/19/09

Although Trent Reznor’s big-upped Grizzly Bear on his defunct (and now refunct) Twitter, he gave the soothing side of indie rock a big kiss i…
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2009 - 4:31 pm
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Dan Rossen Covers Judee Sill

California folk singer (and the first person signed to David Geffen's Asylum label) Judee Sill died of a drug overdose in 1979 at the age…
brandon | June 16, 2009 - 4:51 pm
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Bonnaroo 2009: Brooklyn Go Hard

By Scott Lapatine & Amrit Singh Not that it's a competition, but at any summer festival you'll be expected to answer What Was The Best…
Scott Lapatine | June 13, 2009 - 1:58 pm
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Feist Joins Grizzly Bear In Toronto

Grizzly Bear continue to be everywhere lately: the Top 10 of Billboard's album chart; on the cover of comics when I attended MoCCA (small-press comic…
Amrit Singh | June 8, 2009 - 9:19 am
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Grizzly Bear’s Veckatimest Debuts In Billboard Top 10

The band’s third LP moved over 33K albums in the first week to land at #8 providing, at the very least, an objective metric for…
Amrit Singh | June 3, 2009 - 12:14 pm
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Grizzly Bear Bring “Ready, Able” & “Cheerleader” To The Interface

Between the late night performances, the radio sessions, and the abundant etcs., everybody's seen enough clips of "While You Wait For The Others" and "Two…
Amrit Singh | May 29, 2009 - 5:48 pm
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Sasquatch! 2009 In Photos

Everybody loves Memorial Day weekend, but nobody loves Memorial Day weekend like those that make it to Sasquatch! As friends have returned from their trek…
Amrit Singh | May 29, 2009 - 9:25 am
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Wendy Rossen’s Indie Corner

Turns out Grizzly Dan’s mom loves her indie rock. Drowned In Sound has a sampling of Wendy’s emails to Daniel over the years about Beirut,…
Amrit Singh | May 28, 2009 - 12:22 pm
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