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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 »
One of the greatest parts of Bob's Burgers, much like The Simpsons, is its songs. Last year we got an awesome Thanksgiving song about love, being thankful, and killing turkeys which was adapted into…   Read Story »
As we noted earlier, the Hunger Games film series has taken over for Twilight not only as the default literary/cinematic obsession for brooding teeny-boppers but as the pipeline for connecting those…   Read Story »
The first Hunger Games movie grossed a million trillion dollars, so you can expect to see and hear a lot about its sequel Catching Fire in the coming weeks. Today, for example, we've got news about…   Read Story »
The Kronos Quartet and Bryce Dessner (of the National) have been busy this year. Kronos celebrated their 40th anniversary over the summer (by covering "Where Is My Mind" and jamming with Dan Deacon,…   Read Story »