Tag Archives: The National

Tuesday Music News

On September 10, The Clash will release a huge box set called Sound System. According to guitarist Mick Jones this will be “the greatest box set ever.” The set will include all five LPs, three disks of singles, a DVD of the band’s music videos, and SO MUCH more. As if this wasn’t cool enough,Read more...

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Out This Week 5/21

Among all the new releases this week, it’s hard to escape the one from Daft Punk. Their new album, Random Access Memories, is the first by the band in eight years. The 13-track record begins with a bang via its track “Give Life Back to Music”, a funky, 70′s-inspired song with trademark robot-style vocals. Shoulder-swayingRead more...

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SIFF 2013 Face The Music Preview: Mistaken For Strangers, a documentary (sort of) about The National (somewhat)

Mistaken For Strangers Directed by Tom Berninger (USA, 2013, 92 minutes) Festival Screenings: Monday, May 20, 7 PM at The Egyptian Tuesday, May 21, 4 PM at The Egyptian “You get mistaken for strangers by your own friends,” goes the lyric in The Nationals’ song “Mistaken For Strangers.” The first verse of the track fromRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Brooklyn soul revivalists Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings have announced a new album, Give the People What They Want, and have released a new track from it. Funky and everything the people wanted from a follow-up, “Retreat!” is also sassy - “live with me and you’ll play with fire.” Check it out. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

The National have a whole lot of new stuff on their plate - the release of their sixth studio album, Trouble Will Find Me, a new documentary, and a MOMA exhibit - just to name a few. Last night, to promote all of these ventures, they went on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and debutedRead more...

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Monday Music News

Minneapolis band Poliça released their single “Tiff” from their upcoming album, and the song features Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. The track a synth pop dream - darkly lit by the echos of Vernon’s voice in the background. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

The National have shared Track 3 from the upcoming Trouble Will Find Me online. “Don’t Swallow the Cap” is the second song they’ve shared from the new LP, along with “Demons“, and it proves that loyal fans will be very happy with the new album. “Don’t Swallow the Cap” is much more in the veinRead more...

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Monday Music News

The National has finally officially released “Demons” - a track from their upcoming album Trouble Will Find Me. Where the album artwork suggests a kind of duality of the self - a girls head looks at itself in a mirror - the song is similarly moody and heavy like much of their previous material. “IRead more...

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Friday Music News

The National debuted several new songs at their first concert of 2013 last night in Berlin. Each of these three new tracks will be featured on their new album Trouble Will Find Me that will be out May 21. Thanks to a brilliant YouTube user, we are able to live vicariously through the fans inRead more...

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Thursday Music News

While the official website remains mum about Lollapalooza 2013 lineup confirmations, rumors and confirmations as to who will play the Chicago music festival are popping up every day. But now the artists have started confirming appearances themselves, and it looks like the headliners this year will be The Postal Service, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, and TheRead more...

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