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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: The National Sleep Well Beast

It finally happened. The National finally made a rock album. I honestly thought it would never happen again. Back on 2005's Alligator, when many of…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2017 - 11:24 am

The National – “Day I Die” Video

The National will finally, at long last, release their new album Sleep Well Beast next week. (It's great. We just ran a big feature on
Chris DeVille | August 29, 2017 - 12:12 am

Interview

Processing The Darkness: The National On Their Adventurous New Album And The State Of The World

Residents of Hudson, NY have a way of noticing outsiders. It's a small town, so that's reasonable enough, but they always seem to know when…
Ryan Leas | August 22, 2017 - 2:36 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Can you believe we're almost mid-way through August? Summer is coming to a slow, steady end, and in New York the weather has been pretty…
Stereogum | August 11, 2017 - 5:39 pm

The National – “Carin At The Liquor Store” Video

The National are releasing their new album, Sleep Well Beast, next month -- finally! it was announced back in May -- and we've heard two…
James Rettig | August 8, 2017 - 12:22 pm

Watch The National Debut New Song “Born To Beg” In Hudson

When the National shared "Guilty Party," the most recent song from their upcoming album Sleep Well Beast, they also announced an actual Guilty Party, a…
Peter Helman | July 15, 2017 - 6:55 pm

The National – “Guilty Party” Video

The National are finally getting around to following up 2013's Trouble Will Find Me with the new album Sleep Well Beast, which will be out…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2017 - 11:18 pm

Watch A Quick Teaser For The National’s New Song “Guilty Party”

The National are coming back this September with the long-awaited new album Sleep Well Beast, and they shared first single "The System Only Dreams In
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2017 - 1:37 pm

The National, Julien Baker, D∆WN, Hot Chip, Nigel Godrich, & More To Play House Shows For Amnesty International

On September 20, 1,000 musicians will perform from the intimate setting of people’s homes in over 60 cities around the world as part of the…
Sadie Bell / Billboard | June 27, 2017 - 5:11 pm

Watch The National Debut Four Sleep Well Beast Songs In Paris

Some lucky folks in France tonight will enjoy an intimate live performance by the National as a lead-up to their headlining gig at Pitchfork Music…
Kim Ilkowski | June 22, 2017 - 5:49 pm

The National, Sufjan Stevens, Moby To Perform At Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert

Le Musée d’art contemporain in Montreal will present a tribute to Leonard Cohen starting 11/9. The exhibition will include visual and performance art, and it…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 15, 2017 - 1:05 pm

The Anniversary

Boxer Turns 10

Boxer is where the National became the National as we know them. People often talk that way about its predecessor, 2005's Alligator, the one where…
Ryan Leas | May 22, 2017 - 1:16 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This has been a motherfucker of a week. The upside? It's over. The other upside? We got some pretty great songs. And man, do we…
Stereogum | May 12, 2017 - 5:46 pm

The National – “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness” Video

Way back in November 2015, we published a lengthy cover story on the National's progress toward the follow-up to 2013's Trouble Will Find Me. Eighteen…
Chris DeVille | May 11, 2017 - 12:13 am
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