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This past weekend, at the Boston Calling festival, the Decemberists played their first show in nearly three years (not counting that Parks & Rec performance). After all that time away, it would be a…   Read Story »
While the whole band was making an appearance over on Parks And Recreation, Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy was a guest on a show for Q Live where he performed a new song. The tune is called…   Read Story »
Last night, the great NBC sitcom Parks And Recreation ended its sixth season with an hour-long finale. All season, the show has been building up to the Pawnee Unity Concert, an effort to bring the…   Read Story »
One of the major plot lines in the back half of this season of Parks And Recreation is the department's attempt to put on a Pawnee-Eagleton Unity Concert. We've already heard that Wilco's Jeff Tweedy…   Read Story »
It's been a few years since the Decemberists have played a headlining show, but they'll return to the stage in a couple of months at the Crystal Ballroom, in their Portland hometown. The band's 5/30…   Read Story »
Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy is releasing a new EP of Kinks covers entitled, sensibly, Colin Meloy Sings The Kinks. This is a tour-only release designed to attract fans to Meloy's upcoming solo…   Read Story »
Though the current fad is to compartmentalize indie rock of the last decade as something quaint, narrow, and somewhat embarrassing, the Decemberists shouldn't have to worry about the fickle listening…   Read Story »
The Simpsons: It's still on! Last night's episode of the venerated animated institution, which I did not watch, concerned the hipsterification of Springfield, and the episode's guest voices included…   Read Story »
According to a tweet from the Decemberists' Colin Meloy -- that tweet's attached image is up top -- his band will star in the upcoming season of The Simpsons. On a related note, Tom Waits will be…   Read Story »
In December, we mentioned that artists like the Decemberists and Arcade Fire would contribute to the soundtrack for The Hunger Games, the movie based on the addictive teen lit series about kids…   Read Story »