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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 »
In November, long-standing Irish folk legends the Chieftains announced that they were recording with Bon Iver, the Decemberists, Pistol Annies and more for their new LP, Voice Of Ages. Last month, we…   Read Story »
Last week, Rolling Stone reported that T-Bone Burnett and Danny Elfman were collaborating to produce the soundtrack for next year's forthcoming The Hunger Games, the movie adaptation of the popular…   Read Story »
I don't care if your name is Seamus O'Hoolihan and you just ate a whole uncooked potato for breakfast; Justin Vernon and Colin Meloy can now effectively brag about being more Irish than you. That's…   Read Story »