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The National's sixth full-length album, Trouble Will Find Me, is due out on May 21st via 4AD. It's their first album since 2010's High Violet. Drummer Bryan Devendorf recently spoke to Gothamist…   Read Story »
The National make brooding, big-tent indie rock better than just about any band on the face of the planet, and they've just announced the impending release of Trouble Will Find Me, their sixth studio…   Read Story »
When we posted the 10 Best Indie Christmas Songs we limited our list to yuletide jamz that actually exist. Animal New York took a different tack, imagining what holiday songs would sound like if they…   Read Story »
This past weekend, the National curated and headlined their own ATP Festival in England, and during their set, they played four new songs. One of those was the set's opener, "Lola," a somber and…   Read Story »
Lately, the National seem to be intent on forcing their way into every show on our collective DVR. Earlier today, we posted their cover of the Bob's Burgers Thanksgiving song. And a few months ago,…   Read Story »
On this weekend's episode of Fox's Bob's Burgers -- probably the best among the recent crop of shows starring H. Jon Benjamin -- Bob's wife Linda came up with an impromptu Thanksgiving song. Anyway,…   Read Story »
The only time I can remember anyone actually listening to music on Game Of Thrones was when (spoiler) that little asshole King Joffrey had a minstrel's tongue cut out for singing a song that made fun…   Read Story »
The National recently contributed to a new, interactive storybook iPad app called Dragon Brush, where lead singer Matt Berninger handles the narration of the story of a young Chinese boy and his…   Read Story »
Grinderman's remix LP Grinderman 2 RMX came out last month, and from that release we've already scoped Nick Zinner's remix of "Bellringer Blues" as well as Silver Alert's remix of "Evil" that…   Read Story »
Last week, we posted video of Sufjan Stevens teaming up with the National's Bryce Dessner and indie-affiliated composer Nico Muhly to perform a gorgeous new song called "Venus." As it turns out, that…   Read Story »