The National confront relationship rift and ruin on their darkly melancholic new album.
Matt Berninger talks life lessons, Trump’s America & the “tangled spider web” of emotions behind ‘Sleep Well Beast’.
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Brace for a more upbeat sound.
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Chance The Rapper and Wilco plus special performances from Bon Iver, Justin Vernon & Aaron Desnner.
A gorgeous duet on ‘I Need My Girl’.
For an epic new tribute album curated by The National.
Featuring over 6 hours of music and 60 artists, Barnett is one of the latest names to join the epic tribute that is also set to feature the likes of The Flaming Lips and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.
Auckland City Limits, the Kiwi spinoff of iconic Texan musical extravaganza Auckland City Limits, has unveiled its inaugural lineup and it’s basically a mini-Bluesfest. Aussie punters not willing to commit to the monster 5-day Byron Bay bonanza may well consider hopping a plane to NZ for the debut instalment of Aukland City Limits, with Bluesfest
The National have unveiled a tasty scoop of the fresh new material that they’ve been working on, presumably for their forthcoming seventh studio album. Matt Berninger & co pulled the surprise new setlist addition out of their proverbial hats during a Los Angeles benefit show for Cooperative Education, a charity co-founded by the frontman’s cousins.
Despite their other side projects, The National have begun work on a new album frontman Matt Berninger has told NME. Still working on his side project EL VY with Menomena‘s Brent Knopf, Berninger nevertheless had some time to talk about The National, the new album and how it’s all shaping up. “We did a camp
They promised they would shake things up in 2016, and by gum, they have. The first Bluesfest lineup has just landed, revealing that next year’s festival will be led by none other than The National. Joining The National on the monster bill for the 27th annual Byron Bay event will be legends UB40 and City
Punk and alt rock extravaganza Riot Fest has revealed hugely impressive lineups for its Chicago and Denver festivals, which once again has many of us seething at our unavoidable geographical handicap. Key players on this year’s bill include the incomparable The Cure, Jane’s Addiction, The National, Rise Against, Slayer and the Wu-Tang Clan. Celebrating its