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The War On Drugs' Lost In The Dream is one of the best albums that anyone has released in 2014, and the sprawling, gorgeous, nine-minute "Under The Pressure" might be its single greatest song. The…   Read Story »
This past weekend, the 2014 Pickathon Music Festival was held, as always, at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, just outside Portland. Major draws this year included the War On Drugs, Mac…   Read Story »
There were two major releases this month that had people talking about soundtracks: Zach Braff's Wish I Was Here, his follow-up to Garden State, and Boyhood. I saw one of them, and I'll let you guess…   Read Story »
It's always fun to learn what music your favorite musicians are listening to, and Billboard asked a shit-ton of artists who they're liking, compiling the results into a quick-moving video. Some…   Read Story »
The War On Drugs are continuing to improve at a scary rate. Their new album Lost In The Dream is one of the year's very best. And while I remember thinking they were slightly listless onstage when I…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, My Morning Jacket put on the inaugural One Big Holiday in Mexico and we had a lot to say about it. Now the band has announced details for next year's event. In addition to three…   Read Story »
The War On Drugs have toured a little bit in support of this year's excellent Lost In The Dream, playing a few shows throughout North America and making some appearances on the festival circuit, but…   Read Story »
This past weekend Austin Psych Fest hosted a ton of great bands that generally would fall under the umbrella of being psychedelic. That is a gratefully wide definition which led to a varied and…   Read Story »
Back when I was a teenage nu-metal fan, "New Skin" was the song that got me into Incubus, which actually was a huge upgrade from some of the dreck I was subjecting myself to at the time. I'll still…   Read Story »
The War On Drugs' new Lost In The Dream is one of the best albums of the year, not to mention one of our favorites, as you might have surmised from our Premature Evaluation of the album and our…   Read Story »