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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 »
On The Colbert Report last night, the National continued their long quest to appear on every single TV show on Matt Berninger's DVR queue. This is Christmas carol week on Colbert, which means Colbert…   Read Story »
Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013's best album, song, music video, new…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big warm-weather crossover hits were soft and breezy and…   Read Story »