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The National Brought Boxer, Ecstatic Vibes, And A Lit-Up Matt Berninger To Their Inaugural Homecoming Festival

"OK, let's party." Those were the first words out of Matt Berninger's mouth Saturday night, and man, did he ever.
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2018 - 11:39 am

Cover Story

American Beauty: Snapshots Of The National In Transition

I. EAUX CLAIRES In what seems like a quiet hour, loose activity fills the lives of the National's five members. It's that period…
Ryan Leas | November 16, 2015 - 11:59 am

Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011

The next stop on the Gummys express is Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011; ten females, ten males, one Gosling. Hit the gallery…
Stereogum | December 20, 2011 - 12:24 pm

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PEOPLE Collective Launches Website With Tons Of New Music From Justin Vernon, The Dessner Brothers, & More

PEOPLE is an artist collective where Justin Vernon and the Dessner brothers serve as the ringleaders. There's a festival component, which takes place in Berlin…
James Rettig | June 5, 2018 - 5:59 pm

Chvrches – “My Enemy” (Feat. Matt Berninger)

When Chvrches first started teasing their forthcoming album, Love Is Dead, the Scottish synth-pop trio said that it would be "the most pop stuff we've
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 28, 2018 - 12:05 pm

Chvrches’ New Album Love Is Dead Features Song With The National’s Matt Berninger

The National's Matt Berninger made a brief appearance in the video for Chvrches' new single "Get Out," teasing something with the words "Friend Or Foe."
Peter Helman | February 25, 2018 - 8:51 pm

The National’s Matt Berninger Gives An Update On His TV Show

Over the years, the National have been no strangers to extracurricular activities outside the band. There have been side projects, Aaron Dessner's work as a…
Ryan Leas | February 21, 2018 - 12:15 pm

Chvrches – “Get Out”

Chvrches teased a new song called "Get Out" yesterday, and now it's here to hear. The Scottish synth-pop trio's first new song since 2015's Every
Chris DeVille | January 31, 2018 - 2:36 pm

Watch EL VY And The Cast Of Bob’s Burgers Perform Live In LA

EL VY, the duo of the National's Matt Berninger and Menomena's Brent Knopf, performed songs from Bob's Burgers at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles…
Peter Helman | June 18, 2017 - 6:28 pm

Watch The National’s Matt Berninger Perform At Game Of Thrones Concert In Las Vegas

The National recorded a version of "The Rains Of Castamere" for the Game Of Thrones: Season Two soundtrack, and on Saturday night, Matt Berninger performed…
Peter Helman | March 27, 2017 - 10:20 pm

Spiral Stairs – “Exiled Tonight” (Feat. The National’s Matt Berninger)

Spiral Stairs, better known to many of us as Pavement co-founder Scott Kannberg, is getting ready to release the new solo album Doris & The
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2017 - 1:10 pm

Walter Martin – “Hey Matt” (Feat. Matt Berninger)

Unfortunately for Walter Martin, dream collaborator Randy Newman is not into hand claps. When Martin, a multi-instrumentalist best known as former bassist for the Walkmen,…
Kim Ilkowski | February 22, 2017 - 10:08 am

Watch Sleater-Kinney Cover “Fortunate Son” With Matt Berninger & Dave Longstreth At The Official March After-Party

The National and Sleater-Kinney were in DC this weekend to protest Donald Trump's inauguration, and both bands played at the Women's March On Washington official
Peter Helman | January 22, 2017 - 10:53 am

Watch The National’s Matt Berninger Talk Hillary Clinton And Writing Songs With His Wife On Tavis Smiley

The PBS late-night host Tavis Smiley doesn't often have musicians on his show, though he has interviewed people like D'Angelo and Killer Mike in recent…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2016 - 11:00 am

Watch Andrew Bird & Matt Berninger Cover Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day”

The National/EL VY frontman Matt Berninger stopped by Andrew Bird's Facebook Live series Live From The Great Room this past August to record a cover…
Chris DeVille | October 25, 2016 - 11:55 am

Premiere

EL VY – “Sleepin’ Light” Video

Matt Berninger and Brent Knopf have put out an awful lot of music videos since the release of last year's Return To The Moon, their…
Pranav Trewn | August 3, 2016 - 10:00 am

The National’s Matt Berninger Talks “Weird, Math-y, Electronic-y” New Album

It's now been over three years since the National released Trouble Will Find Me. When we checked in with the band last fall, they were…
Collin Robinson | August 2, 2016 - 5:13 pm
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