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This week’s list is necessarily going to be incomplete, since Joanna Newsom and Paul Thomas Anderson made a video for “Divers” and it’s already been pulled down from the internet. The last time these two made a video, for “Sapokanikan,” it was an instant classic. To see the new one, though, you’ll have to go… More »

It still feels like summer, but that won’t last long. We’re less than two weeks away from #PSL and before you know it we’ll be wearing flannel. It’s not a moment too soon: unless you somehow avoided all major news (and everything Donald Trump has said) recently, this summer hurt like a motherfucker. How appropriate… More »

I really didn’t think that The Most Lamentable Tragedy was ever going to happen. More than two years ago, I talked to Patrick Stickles, and he laid out the plan: A full-length rock opera and accompanying movie, one that alludes to X-Men and The Matrix while telling a sprawling epic poem about manic depression. Stickles… More »

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4Knots Festival 2011 Recap

The first annual 4Knots Music Festival on Saturday, July 16th succeeded in turning South Street Seaport -- usually picturesque, tourist-clogged shopping plaza -- into an…
Andrew Frisicano | July 18, 2011 - 5:09 pm

Okkervil River, Titus Andronicus, NewVillager @ The Wiltern, Los Angeles 6/23/11

Okkervil River, who are touring in support of their latest album I Am Very Far, delighted fans at The Wiltern last night. Titus Andronicus sonically…
Andrew Youssef | June 24, 2011 - 9:46 am

Our Band Could Be Your Life Tribute @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 5/22/11

It's ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY '80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music…
Amrit Singh | May 23, 2011 - 10:01 am

Titus Andronicus – “No Future Part Three: Escape From No Future” Video

When we posted footage of Titus Andronicus covering They Might Be Giants, I mentioned a potentially more triumphant moment, the New Jersey-focused video for The
brandon | April 29, 2011 - 9:41 am

Scenes From Coachella ’11: Friday

If you’re at Coachella you aren’t on here. But this isn’t a bad year to be here, all told: YouTube’s live stream features some nice…
Amrit Singh | April 16, 2011 - 3:33 pm

Titus Andronicus Cover “Birdhouse In Your Soul”

The last time we checked in on A.V. Club’s Undercover series, Baths opted to take on the recently departed LCD Soundsystem’s “All My Friends.” Here,…
brandon | April 12, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Dirty Projectors, St. Vincent, Ted Leo, tUnE-yArDs Team Up For Our Band Could Be Your Life: The Concert

Michael Azerrad's Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes From The American Indie Underground 1981-1991 is a great book, an essential read for folks who…
brandon | March 8, 2011 - 3:14 pm

Spend 13 Minutes And 17 Seconds With Titus Andronicus

Patrick Stickles & Co. work up an honest NJ sweat in this performance of The Monitor closer "The Battle Of Hampton Roads." The clip was…
brandon | October 14, 2010 - 12:45 pm

Titus Andronicus & Free Energy Cover That Springsteen Song Vampire Weekend Covered A Few Weeks Ago

The tourmates performed "I'm Goin' Down" at the Earl in Atlanta last week, in direct violation of Vampire Weekend's multiple takes on the same Springsteen…
brandon | September 27, 2010 - 5:11 pm

FYF Fest 2010 In Photos

This past weekend L.A. hosted the heavily (and according to various reports, perhaps overly) attended Fuck Yeah Festival. Great lineup, though apparently not the most…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2010 - 4:15 pm

Titus Andronicus Bring “A More Perfect Union” To Fallon

Last night Patrick Stickles & Co. gave the awkward Jimmy Fallon audience something to dance for with a suitably shaggy, anthemic rendition of the abridged
brandon | August 6, 2010 - 11:51 am

Pitchfork Music Festival 2010: Saturday Recap

A lot of times I compare live performances to how that band sounds on their album. At Pitchfork Festival, Saturday was really about how artists…
jessica | July 18, 2010 - 3:08 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival 2010: Friday Recap

Amrit and I saw Inception just before the start of this year’s Pitchfork Festival, so you have to read this post with the understanding that…
jessica | July 17, 2010 - 2:57 pm

Titus Andronicus & The Babies Cover “The Sweater Song”

Late last week in Philadelphia, Titus Andronicus and Vivian Girls’ Cassie Ramone gave the Barbary a spirited cover of Weezer’s beloved “Undone – The Sweater…
brandon | April 19, 2010 - 2:09 pm

Titus Andronicus – “A More Perfect Union” Video

One of The Monitor's best tracks is its raucous opener “A More Perfect Union," a song best experienced bleeding into “Titus Andronicus Forever”'s “the enemy…
brandon | March 29, 2010 - 2:20 pm

SXSW 2010: Wednesday In Photos

Here's a tip if you're going to one of these industry festival type things: If IAMSOUND is having a party, you should attend that party.
Amrit Singh | March 18, 2010 - 6:59 pm

Stream Titus Andronicus’ The Monitor

Yesterday we suggested The Montitor’s opener “A More Perfect Union” was best experienced with a full bleed into the following track “Titus Andronicus Forever.” Experience…
stereogum | March 2, 2010 - 3:55 pm

Titus Andronicus – “A More Perfect Union”

I tried to like The Airing Of Grievances because New Jersey dudes with big beards/bookshelves are close to my heart (and mirror), but I couldn't…
brandon | March 1, 2010 - 9:56 am

Titus Andronicus Not Fans Of Vice Halloween Party

Titus frontman Patrick Stickles was forcibly ejected because of his costume, but not before being put-off by the coke-snorting American Apparel-style “assholery on display.” He…
brandon | November 2, 2009 - 11:50 am

CMJ ’09: Weekend In Photos

One last gargantuan batch of photos from an exhausting, exhaustive week of NYC showgoing. On Friday Jessica Amaya joined us at Doveman’s record release party…
Amrit Singh | October 26, 2009 - 9:07 am