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The National's singer Matt Berninger might have a sophisticated taste in TV comedy, but he's generally known as an intense brooding type rather than a funny motherfucker. So it's fun to see him flex…   Read Story »
The Walkmen are now on hiatus, possibly forever, and three of the band's members have solo albums coming out in the next few months. Only one of those members, however, has a kids' solo album coming…   Read Story »
The National frontman Matt Berninger has long been a devotee of the prestige TV shows out now, and he and his band have contributed to a bunch of them -- doing music for Game Of Thrones and Boardwalk…   Read Story »
Back in 2005, Brooklyn synth-rock band Clap Your Hands Say Yeah was riding high behind major online buzz for their self-released debut LP, an album that all but defined the term "blog rock." The hype…   Read Story »
Nearly a year after releasing their last album Trouble Will Find Me, the National are still showing up on late-night shows, partly because their new movie Mistaken For Strangers is dropping and…   Read Story »
Matt Berninger of the National has been promoting the upcoming documentary about his band, Mistaken For Strangers, on many podcasts. He's already stopped by to chat with Bret Easton Ellis and Pete…   Read Story »
The National are still touring behind last year's Trouble Will Find Me, but frontman Matt Berninger is staying busy in between gigs by promoting his brother's upcoming rock documentary/sibling story…   Read Story »
Sufjan Stevens has been known to help out the National in the studio (he's appeared on all their albums since 2007's Boxer) and on stage (he guested on a killer live version of "Afraid Of Everyone"…   Read Story »
The National made their SNL debut tonight in an episode hosted by Lena Dunham. The show featured cameos from Liam Neeson, Jon Hamm, and Fred Armisen and parodies of Scandal and Girls (in a trailer…   Read Story »
Lena Dunham and the National star in a Very Brooklyn Episode of Saturday Night Live this weekend. It will be a chance to see if the Girls creator's brand of tragicomic realness translates to a larger…   Read Story »