Tag Archives: The National

The National expand Homecoming lineup, playing ‘Boxer’ in full at the fest

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Additions include Mouse on Mars, Sam Amidon, Spank Rock, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Lisa Hannigan, and more.

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Sasquatch fest: 2018 lineup & tickets

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Bon Iver, The National, Modest Mouse, David Byrne and more play the 2018 edition of Sasquatch on Memorial Day Weekend.

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Grammys 2018 winners (War on Drugs, The National, LCD Soundsystem, Kendrick Lamar, Jason Isbell, more)

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Other winners so far include Alabama Shakes, Kraftwerk, Aimee Mann, The Rolling Stones, and more. Stay tuned for more winners to be revealed and highlights from the televised awards ceremony.

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The National played a pre-Grammys show @ Irving Plaza (pics, video, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The National are one of the many musical acts in NYC this week for the Grammys (Sleep Well Beast was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album), and they’ve been staying busy while they prepare for ”Music’s Biggest Night.”

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Lorde, Bleachers, The National & more performed at the Ally Coalition Talent Show (pics, video, recap)

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The Ally Coalition cofounders Jack and Rachel Antonoff were joined by Lorde, The National, Spoon, Shamir, Kacey Musgraves, Aparna Nancherla, Mike Birbiglia, Phoebe Robinson and Jacqueline Novak for a night of music and comedy, including lots of cover songs.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for January 24, 2018

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This week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio featured songs by Hinds, Hop Along, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Acid Dad, Preoccupations and more, plus cuts from The Breeders, Daniel Johnston, Royal Trux, LCD Soundsystem, King Krule, Sleater-Kinney, Porches, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and more.

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Boston Calling 2018 day-by-day lineups

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Day 1 has The Killers, The National, Paramore, Perfume Genius and more; day 2 has Jack White, QOTSA, Tyler the Creator, St Vincent, and more; day 3 has Eminem, Fleet Foxes, The Decemberists, and more.

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Eminem, The National, Childish Gambino & more playing Citi shows at Irving Plaza

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The “Citi Sound Vault” series, which in 2017 brought Beck, Metallica, and others to Hollywood Palladium in the leadup to the Grammys, returns this year with some big artists playing Irving Plaza at the end of January.

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Eaux Claires tease more of 2018 lineup (The National, Phoebe Bridgers, Sharon Van Etten?)

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The new teaser includes music by Phoebe Bridgers, Anais MItchell, Sharon Van Etten, and Pussy Riot, plus possibly an alternative version of The National’s “I’ll Still Destroy You.”

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Shaky Knees 2018 lineup (Jack White, QOTSA, The National, Distillers, David Byrne & more)

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Jack White, Queens of The Stone Age, and The National headline. It’s the first announced reunion date for The Distillers, and the lineup also includes David Byrne, Fleet Foxes, The War On Drugs, Courtney Barnett, and much more.

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The National reveal initial lineup for Homecoming (FJM, Feist, Breeders, more)

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The National are throwing their own Homecoming Festival in Cincinnati and playing two ”completely different” sets each night, plus Father John Misty, Feist, Future Islands, The Breeders, Julien Baker, and more will perform.

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Boston Calling announces 2018 lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2018 edition of Boston Calling which happens May 25-27 at Harvard Athletic Complex. Curated as always by Aaron Dessner of The National, this year is headlined by Eminem, The Killers and Jack White, and will also feature Queens of the Stone Age, Paramore, Tyler the Creator, Khalid, Fleet Foxes, St. Vincent, and more…

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BrooklynVegan’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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From Perfume Genius to Kendrick Lamar to Power Trip to Julien Baker, here are our 50 favorite albums of 2017.

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Racquet Club and Chris Broach’s SNST list their top LPs of 2017

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As the year winds down, we’ve been asking some artists what their favorite albums of 2017 were, and here’s two more lists from two acts who come from ’90s emo.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for December 20, 2017

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On this week’s show we look back at 2017 with songs from LCD Soundsystem, Glassjaw, Vince Staples, Bjork, King Krule, The National, The Feelies, Kendrick Lamar, Slowdive and tons more.

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Fat bands Lillingtons, Western Addiction & Good Riddance list their top LPs of 2017

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The Lillingtons also announced a tour, including some shows with Western Addiction.

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SPIN’s 50 Best Albums of 2017

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Usual suspects like Kendrick, SZA, and Lorde, and some more surprising stuff too.

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XPN MusicNotes: Watch The National’s new video for “Sleep Well Beast,” hear new music from The Shins’ “flipped” album The Worm’s Heart

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XPN MusicNotes: Watch The National’s new video for “Sleep Well Beast,” hear new music from The Shins’ “flipped” album The Worm’s Heart

The National | photo by Jeremy Zimmerman | jeremy-zim.com

“It’s a mind-bending technicolor trip that follows the band through a series of different locations with a succession of dark red and moody blue hues” -NME on The National’s new video

The National have just put out a new video for their new tune Sleep Well Beast, the sixth single from their latest album of the same name. Watch it below.

The Shins have announced a full-length so-called “flipped” version of their just released album, Heartworms …and they’re they’re calling it The Worm’s Heart. It comes out January 19th. ...

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NPR’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As always, NPR’s list mixes the pop/rock/rap/electronic/etc choices that most lists have with jazz, contemporary classical, and other stuff you may not have heard of.

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Pitchfork’s 100 Best Songs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kendrick Lamar appears on the list four times, including at #2 for “DNA.”… can you guess who beats him for #1?

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