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If you were making such bets at the outset of 2014, you could have gotten some seriously long odds on a wager that Sun Kil Moon and War On Drugs would have wound up embroiled in the year's biggest…   Read Story »
Earlier this month, a bit of festival-stage sound bleedover led to a tiff between the War On Drugs and Sun Kil Moon, the two bands who made Stereogum's two favorite albums of 2014. The two bands were…   Read Story »
I saw the War On Drugs in concert Wednesday night in Columbus, and it was rad in its own right. (Who'd have thunk a pit full of kids would be moshing and crowdsurfing to "Red Eyes"? Who'd have thunk…   Read Story »
Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek is known for his cantankerous on-stage persona, and recently got in a little trouble after calling a Hopscotch Festival audience "fucking hillbillies," which he took in…   Read Story »
This past weekend brought the second Boston Calling Festival of 2014. This edition featured the Replacements, the National, and Lorde as the major headliners, along with Neutral Milk Hotel, Childish…   Read Story »
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 »