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Interpol Haven’t Spoken To Carlos D Since He Quit

In a new interview with NME, Interpol admitted that they haven't had any contact with former bassist Carlos Dengler (better known as Carlos D) since he left the band in 2010. Drummer Sam Fogarino says that, while they have heard some news through friends of friends, they haven't checked up on the former… More »

By: James Rettig / September 2, 2014

Interpol – “The Depths”

Next week, the veteran New York brood-rockers Interpol will release their new album El Pintor, an LP that's been the subject of a whole lot of discussion around here lately. El Pintor is already streaming online, and now the band has shared "The Depths," a confident and sweeping song that'll serve as a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 2, 2014

Premature Evaluation: Interpol El Pintor

Does the world need another Interpol album? I ask because El Pintor is best described as "another Interpol album." This is objectively true in the sense that it is an album, and it is by Interpol, and there were others before it. It also feels subjectively true because El Pintor's predecessors were already becoming difficult… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 28, 2014

Stream Interpol El Pintor

NYC post-goth now-trio Interpol announced their "comeback" album, El Pintor, at the beginning of this summer. They've already premiered a couple really good new songs, "All The Rage Back Home" and "Ancient Ways, "and today, they unveil the rest. El Pintor is streaming in full over at NPR -- give it… More »

By: Michael Nelson / August 26, 2014

Interpol – “Ancient Ways”

"Oooh, fuck the ancient ways!" is a hell of an opening lyric, and Interpol's latest El Pintor single doesn't let up from there. "Ancient Ways" is a dense and intense take on the band's signature sound. Paul Banks sings about tradition bearing down on him, and the part of tradition is played by what feel… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 18, 2014

Watch The Lollapalooza 2014 Webcast Here

Lollapalooza is starting right now in Chicago, and Red Bull TV has done us all a solid by livestreaming as many of the performances as possible. Among the acts you'll get to see live via three channels are OutKast, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Spoon, Chance The Rapper, Jenny Lewis, and Skrillex. Given that it is notMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 1, 2014

Azealia Banks Says She’s Free From Her Label, Wants To Join Interpol

New York rapper Azealia Banks has been on a reign of Twitter terror for years now, but if you've only been checking in during the (frequent) occasions in which she's been blasting fellow musicians, you may have missed the many time she begged her label, Interscope, to drop her. Banks's viral hit "212" i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 10, 2014

Sam Smith, Interpol, Chvrches, Iggy Azalea Pick Their Favorite Music Of 2014 So Far

It's always fun to learn what music your favorite musicians are listening to, and Billboard asked a shit-ton of artists who they're liking, compiling the results into a quick-moving video. Some takeaways! Sam Smith is absolutely cool picking an album that he hasn't heard yet: "I love Lana's album. I haven't heard it yet, but… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 10, 2014

Interpol – “All The Rage Back Home” Video

Interpol announced their forthcoming fifth album, El Pintor, last month, and followed that with a live video of album track "Anywhere," which they'd actually debuted back in March (along with another new one, "My Desire"). So "All The Rage Back Home" is technically the third song we've heard from El Pintor, but… More »

By: Michael Nelson / July 9, 2014

Watch Glastonbury 2014 Performances From Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Jack White, Disclosure, Haim, & More

Glastonbury, the world's biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of all the performances from the legendary Somerset extravaganza. Below you can watch professionally shot footage of songs from Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Haim, Metallica, MGMT, Parquet Courts, Chvrches,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 28, 2014

Watch Vanessa Bayer Insult Interpol, Tanlines, And Frank Turner At Governors Ball

Saturday Night Live cast member Vanessa Bayer has a fun sideline going with her Sound Advice video series, in which she plays a media coach who gives terrible advice and free-floating insults to different bands; recent subjects include Drake and TV On The Radio. Recently, she brought the act to New York'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 19, 2014

Interpol – “Anywhere” Live Video

Earlier this month, Interpol announced the impending release of El Pintor, their fifth album. And a couple of months ago, before they'd even announced the album, they debuted a couple of new songs, "Anywhere" and "My Desire," live in Newcastle. We got to hear those songs as fan-made live videos, but now they've… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 19, 2014

Interpol Announce New Album El Pintor

New York gloom-rock heroes Interpol have just announced plans to release their fifth album, titled El Pintor and set for a September release. We recently posted video of the band debuting new songs "My Desire" and "Anywhere," and both of those tracks will be on the LP, which the band recorded at Electric Lady… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 5, 2014

Watch Interpol Debut “My Desire” And “Anywhere” In Newcastle

Interpol played their first live show since 2011 in Newcastle last night and debuted three new songs from their upcoming fifth album, which they're in the process of recording now. The three songs are called "My Desire," "Anywhere," and "All The Rage Back Home," and you can watch live video of the first two below. More »

By: James Rettig / March 17, 2014

Portishead, Interpol Headline ATP Iceland 2014

The carefully curated festival series All Tomorrow's Parties is throwing its inaugural Iceland event this July 10-12 at a former NATO base called Ásbrú in Keflavík. As of today it has a pair of headliners in Portishead and Interpol. The fest also announced Icelandic bands Sóley, For a Minor Reflection, Samaris, Low Roar, and Mammút… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 6, 2014

RZA & Interpol’s Paul Banks Are Working On An Album Together

Earlier this year, Interpol frontman Paul Banks released a mostly-instrumental rap mixtape called Everybody On My Dick Like They Supposed To Be. It was bad, and people laughed. But Paul Banks is not done with rap music. And it looks like he has a deeply inexplicable project coming up: A collaborative album with Wu-Tang… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 9, 2013

Download Paul Banks Everybody On My Dick Like They Supposed To Be Mixtape

This Friday just keeps getting weirder. Case in point: Interpol frontman Paul Banks just released a new rap mixtape; it's on DatPiff and everything. The tape, adorably, is called Everybody On My Dick Like They Supposed To Be, and it's got appearances from El-P, Talib Kweli, and Odd Future's Mike G. I don't think Bank… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 25, 2013

Hear Merry Indie X-Mas, Featuring Parodies Of Bon Iver, Beach House, xx, Das Racist, & More

When we posted the 10 Best Indie Christmas Songs we limited our list to yuletide jamz that actually exist. Animal New York took a different tack, imagining what holiday songs would sound like if they were covered by folks like Bon Iver, the xx, Wavves, Beach House, Das Racist, and others. (Adam Horne… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 23, 2012

Interpol – “Roland” (Demo)

Next month, Matador will release a 10th Anniversary Edition of Interpol's classic Turn On The Bright Lights -- an anniversary we celebrated as well -- which will feature a deluxe package of LPs and CDs as well as a hardbound book. Today Matador's giving away an MP3 of an early demo version of "Roland,"… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 19, 2012

Watch Paul Banks On Letterman

New York is, more or less, a terrifying underwater mess right now, but David Letterman still did his show as scheduled last night, and another New Yorker came through as his musical guest. Interpol frontman Paul Banks, who released his solo album Banks last week, performed a dour version of his song "Young Again,"… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 30, 2012