LISTEN: The National Return with New Single “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness”
catch The National on tour later this year. PRE-ORDER The National’s Sleep Well Beast via Official Store | Amazon | iTunes LISTEN: LISTEN: The National Return with New Single “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness” Photo: Graham Macindoe Four long years have passed since The National released their most recent The National
NEW MUSIC WE LOVE: The National Share Piano Blessed Ballad “Carin at the Liquor Store”
Artist: The National Song: “Carin at the Liquor Store” Album: Sleep Well Beast (due in stores NEW MUSIC WE LOVE: The National Share Piano Blessed Ballad “Carin at the Liquor Store” National are set to release their highly anticipated seventh studio album Sleep Well Beast via 4AD The National September 8th) Buy: Official Store | Amazon | iTunes Upcoming Tour: Dates Four weeks from tomorrow, The The National are set to release their highly anticipated seventh studio album ‘Sleep Well Beast’ via 4AD on September 8th.
ALBUM REVIEW: The National’s Escapist ‘Sleep Well Beast’ Offers Glowing Promise in Dark Times
The National Sleep Well Beast 4AD Buy via Official Store | Amazon | iTunes | Listen Below When the Aaron and Bryce Dessner formulate The National’s music, while drummer Bryan Devendorf and bassist Scott epic earwarmer. In the 16 years since their formation, The National have crafted their songwriting Sleep Well Beast begins. “Nobody Else Will Be There,” the gripping first track on The National’s seventh ALBUM REVIEW: The National’s Escapist ‘Sleep Well Beast’ Offers Glowing Promise in Dark Times The National to make sense of life post-election. And while The National have long made their political views
STREAM: The War on Drugs Cover “Touch of Grey” for Upcoming Grateful Dead Tribute Album
and orchestrated by brothers Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National, Day of the Dead is the latest Dead via 4AD, Amazon and iTunes. As a special bonus, preview tracks by Courtney Barnett, The National, and Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis & Friends below as well. STREAM: Flaming Lips, Bruce Hornsby, Jim James (of My Morning Jacket), The National, Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis The National & Friends, Real Estate, The Walkmen, Wilco, and Lucinda Williams, among many others. For the full
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Clan featuring Redman, The National, L.A. Witch, Big K.R.I.T., The Horrors, Margo Price, Courtney Pine
WATCH: Anderson .Paak & ScHoolboy Q Perform “Am I Wrong” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
their current tour, which graces the Coachella Festival today. BUY Anderson .Paak’s Malibu via Amazon | iTunes WATCH: . Watch the performance in full below, and be sure to catch Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals on , his band The Free Nationals, and emcee ScHoolboy Q delivered a dynamic performance of the track on
STREAM: Lisa Hannigan Unveils “Prayer for the Dying” from Forthcoming Album ‘At Swim’
Produced by The National’s Aaron Dessner, the plaintive lead single is nothing short of sublime studio album entitled At Swim, produced by The National co-founder Aaron Dessner. Reminiscent of the
LISTEN: Discover 30 of Albumism’s Favorite New Tracks with Our May Playlist
. This month’s featured artists include Gorillaz, Blondie, Mary J. Blige, The National, London Grammar
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, Rhye, Cut Copy, London Grammar, Sadat X, The National, Lucy Rose, Wolf Alice, Alison Moyet, Broken
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LunchMoney Lewis, Tori Amos, Liam Gallagher, Tanya Morgan featuring Jermiside, The National, LÉON
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, Tori Amos, The National, Kelley Stoltz, Bright Light Bright Light, Mount Kimbie featuring Andrea
Happy Birthday to Lisa Hannigan, Born February 12, 1981
, which was produced by the National's Aaron Dessner. [Read more via AllMusic here] Discography
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,” but none feel dismissible. With bands like The National and The War on Drugs releasing albums that
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their career, including “Everything in Its Right Place,” “Idioteque,” “In Limbo,” and “The National Anthem
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TRIBUTE: Celebrating 35 Years of The Clash’s ‘Combat Rock’
one of the 50 Greatest Conservative Rock Songs by the National Review. The biggest triumph of Combat
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 50 Years of The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’
around the same time, which peaked at number 8 on the charts. In 2004, Pet Sounds was one of the recordings chosen to be preserved in the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress. Brian
ALBUM REVIEW: Lisa Hannigan Mesmerizes with ‘At Swim,’ an Unequivocal Triumph
founding member of The National, emailed Hannigan out of the blue and expressed interest in making
Happy 70th Birthday to Laurie Anderson, Born June 5, 1947
the number two spot on the national pop charts. Warner Bros. soon signed Anderson to record a full
Happy Birthday to Brian McKnight, Born June 5, 1969
calling to the national scene manifested itself when his older brother Claude and the group he was a
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