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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 »
The National has performed on seemingly every late-night TV show there is, but they've never before graced the stage at Saturday Night Live. That will change on 3/8 when indie's maudlin masters will…   Read Story »
This being Valentine's Day, we should expect a parade of love-related releases today, and it all starts right here. The National have given us their stately, kaleidoscopic video for "I Need My Girl,"…   Read Story »
The National are playing a handful of concerts in Australia this week, and tonight's show at Sydney Opera House was webcast live on YouTube. If that wasn't conducive to your timezone, you're in luck:…   Read Story »
The National will release "I Need My Girl" as the next single from 2013's Trouble Will Find Me, and the B-side of that single will feature the band covering "Learning," the title track from Perfume…   Read Story »
The soundtrack for the new movie Endless Love (initially framed as this ominous thriller in the trailers and now being marketed as a melodramatic love story in TV ads) features that new Tegan And…   Read Story »
Matt Berninger has been popping up on podcasts more and more frequently of late. First there was The Nerdist, then Pete Holmes' You Made It Weird, and now Bret Easton Ellis' podcast. Berninger…   Read Story »
CBS This Morning's weekend edition has upped its indie rock game in recent months, airing performances by and profiles on folks like My Morning Jacket, Tegan And Sara, and Okkervil River. Today the…   Read Story »
The National, America's foremost purveyors of dour-yet-triumphant guitar-driven elegance, just announced a new round of tour dates, but that doesn't even begin to account for all the busyness during…   Read Story »
Back in August, National frontman Matt Berninger showed up on the Nerdist Podcast to talk about the rockumentary Mistaken For Strangers, and now he's shown up on the affiliated program You Made It…   Read Story »