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An Oral History Of The Wrens’
Ten years ago, three grown men approaching middle age lived in a house together in Secaucus, New Jersey. A recently married fourth was living in…
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Okkervil River – “Okkervil River R.I.P.” Video
Last month, Okkervil River released the fatalistic "
R.I.P. Okkervil River
," a pre-cursor to the folk band's upcoming new album
. Today, it gets an elaborate…
July 6, 2016 - 11:25 am
Hear Okkervil River’s Theme Music For Bill Simmons’ HBO Talk Show
Any Given Wednesday
Bill Simmons is the polarizing, cultishly beloved writer and podcaster who founded
and the 30 For 30 documentary series during his tenure with ESPN.
June 24, 2016 - 3:57 pm
Okkervil River – “Okkervil River R.I.P.”
teasing a new release
yesterday, folk project Okkervil River have officially announced their new album,
, with a new song called "Okkervil River R.I.P.,"
May 18, 2016 - 1:33 pm
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 06: Musician Will Sheff of Okkervil River performs onstage at Chipotle presents Cultivate Denver, a food, music and ideas festival in the Meadow at City Park on October 6, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Jason Bahr/WireImage)
Here’s The Okkervil River Song Don Henley Doesn’t Want You To Hear
Yesterday we learned than Don Henley of the Eagles is still
really angry at both Frank Ocean and Will Sheff
(aka Okkervil River) for what…
June 5, 2014 - 12:24 pm
Read Will Sheff’s Wonderful Lou Reed Obituary
The most marvelous art tends to inspire the most marvelous prose, and such has been the case in the past 24 hours as news of…
October 28, 2013 - 1:38 pm
Watch Will Sheff Perform New Okkervil River Songs In His Former High School Cafeteria
Will Sheff's promo run for the new Okkervil River album
The Silver Gymnasium
has been all about keeping it local. Before lead single "
July 31, 2013 - 1:03 pm
Watch Will Sheff Perform Okkervil River’s “Down Down The Deep River” At Some Open Mic Nights
In what is, perhaps, the most endearing way to debut new music, Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff returned to his hometown of Meriden, NH to…
July 17, 2013 - 2:01 pm
Lovestreams - "There's Video" video
Lovestreams – “There’s Video” Video
Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff recently announced a new synthy solo side project called Lovestreams, and he's planning on posting his songs online one at…
April 22, 2013 - 4:03 pm
Lovestreams - "Shock Corridor"
Lovestreams – “Shock Corridor”
Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff has a new project, one he's been quietly working on for about a year. On
, Sheff writes that…
January 15, 2013 - 9:40 am
Wayne Coyne Radio Show
Stream McSweeney’s Flaming Lips Radio Show Feat. Ed Droste, Will Sheff, Bill Callahan & More
Here's another thing that Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne can cross off of his increasingly insane to-do list: Record an hour-long radio drama about the…
November 26, 2012 - 9:57 am
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Alex Chilton Remembered, One Year After His Death
Alex Chilton passed away one year ago today. Big Star was scheduled to play SXSW in 2010, instead the show became a tribute, with friends…
March 17, 2011 - 10:02 am
Will Sheff - "Lay Of The Last Survivor"
Will Sheff – “Lay Of The Last Survivor” Live Video
Our last look at Okkervil River was via
their collaboration with Roky Erickson
. In this video shot at the Living Room in NYC, main man…
August 16, 2010 - 9:57 am
Roky Erickson And Okkervil River @ The Music Box, Hollywood 5/18/10
It's been 14 years since Roky Erickson last released an album of new material. His album with Okkervil River backing him (and Okkervil frontman Will…
May 19, 2010 - 3:09 pm
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