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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 Henley sees as copyright violations of his music. In the case…   Read Story »
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 Lou Reed's death has spread. Among those paying tribute to the Velvet…   Read Story »
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 a Garden State home to the south. Ostensibly the…   Read Story »
Will Sheff's promo run for the new Okkervil River album The Silver Gymnasium has been all about keeping it local. Before lead single "Down Down The Deep River" debuted, Sheff and his childhood friend…   Read Story »
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 perform at different open-mic nights in the area. He and…   Read Story »
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 a time rather than gathering them into an…   Read Story »
Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff has a new project, one he's been quietly working on for about a year. On his website, Sheff writes that he rented a room last year and that he's been going there…   Read Story »
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 human-head-shaped tumor on the inside of his…   Read Story »
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 and fans playing Chilton’s music and remembering his work.…   Read Story »
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 Will Sheff performs a new song, "Lay Of The Last Survivor." He…   Read Story »