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Pearl Jam, NIN, Arctic Monkeys Make NOS Alive 2018 A Thrilling, Rock-Dominated Festival

Over the last 11 years under a few different iterations, Lisbon's NOS Alive has sneakily become one of Europe's more appealing festivals. It isn't hard…
Ryan Leas | July 15, 2018 - 12:28 pm

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Primavera’s Expansive 2018 Lineup Proved Festivals Can Still Be Exhilarating

"Welcome to the best festival in the world," Adam Granduciel said shortly into the War On Drugs' set at Barcelona's Primavera Sound. It was Thursday…
Ryan Leas | June 3, 2018 - 1:37 pm

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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

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Watch The National Play New Songs “Quiet Light” & “So Far, So Fast”

Big week for Croatia! Not only is their men's national soccer team playing England in a World Cup semifinal today (2PM ET on Fox), their…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2018 - 12:16 pm

Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner’s Big Red Machine Now On Spotify & Apple Music

Last month, the PEOPLE collective launched a new website as a repository for unreleased music from the likes of Justin Vernon, the Dessner brothers, and…
James Rettig | July 6, 2018 - 9:59 am

Bryce Dessner, Sō Percussion, Justin Vernon, & S. Carey – “Music For Wood & Strings (Translucent Remake)”

Three years ago, Bryce Dessner, the multi-instrumentalist from the National who's always working on avant-garde side projects, composed a whole album called Music For Wood
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2018 - 9:19 am

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon And The National’s Bryce Dessner To Release Collaborative Album This Summer

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National co-founder and composer Bryce Dessner are preparing to release a record together under the moniker Big Red Machine.
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | June 21, 2018 - 2:38 pm

Watch Father John Misty, Beck, & The National’s Full Sets At Denmark’s NorthSide Festival

This weekend, just as the annual Northside festival was going down in Brooklyn, New York, the similarly named NorthSide festival was taking place thousands of…
Peter Helman | June 10, 2018 - 11:21 am

Justin Vernon & The Dessner Brothers Explain Their New “Publishing Platform” PEOPLE

Bon Iver leader Justin Vernon and the National's twin brothers Bryce and Aaron Dessner are among the founders of a new collectivist music platform called…
Chris DeVille | June 6, 2018 - 1:15 pm

The National Perform “I Need My Girl” With Maggie Rogers At Boston Calling: Watch

The National have a bit of a history of performing "I Need My Girl" with female singers at festivals. A few years ago, they did…
Peter Helman | May 26, 2018 - 1:16 pm

Watch The National Debut New Song “Light Years” At Their Homecoming Festival

When the National have a new song, they have a habit of adding it to their live shows right away, sometimes months or years before…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2018 - 8:54 am

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Father John Misty Is Letting His Brilliant Songwriting Do The Talking These Days

Have you noticed the silence? I realize the other guy releasing an album 6/1 has been drowning out everybody else anyway, but the contrast is…
Chris DeVille | April 29, 2018 - 12:20 pm

The National Announce 2-Day Forest Hills Fest With Jason Isbell, Cat Power, U.S. Girls, & More

The National have announced a new two-day event at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY. They're calling it "There's No Leaving New York," and it'll…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 9, 2018 - 3:01 pm

The National Releasing Boxer (Live In Brussels) For Record Store Day

While touring Europe last fall in support of Sleep Well Beast, the National surprised their audience in Brussels by performing their 2007 album Boxer in…
Chris DeVille | March 6, 2018 - 1:41 pm
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