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Watch The National on Saturday Night Live

Last night, The National made their Saturday Night Live debut as the show’s musical guest. Watch their performances of “Graceless” and “I Need My Girl” from their 2013 album, Trouble Will Find Me, below.

POSTED March 9, 2014 1:24PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,
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See Photos from St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Detroit

Over the weekend, Detroit played host to the first-ever American installment of St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, a global series launched about a decade ago in Australia. With the help of Detroit’s Movement Electronic Festival and … read more »

POSTED September 16, 2013 5:23PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , ,
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St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Detroit Lineup + Schedule

Sigur Ros, Washed Out and The National will headline the first-ever Laneway Festival Detroit, taking place at Meadow Brook in Rochester Hills, MI on September 14th. Buy tickets now, and see the complete lineup and … read more »

POSTED August 27, 2013 4:00PM IN OTHER EVENTS TAGS: , , , , ,
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The National, Solange, Icona Pop to Play St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Detroit

Update 6/26/2013: Laneway Detroit has added a second, electronic-focused stage, to be presented in collaboration with Movement Electronic Festival and Ghostly International. Five acts have been added to the Movement Stage lineup: Matthew Dear, ADULT., … read more »

POSTED May 13, 2013 1:24PM IN MUSIC NEWS, OTHER EVENTS TAGS: , , ,
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Live: The National Play “Sorrow” for Six Hours at MoMA PS1

Sheltered in the big top of MoMA PS1’s VW Dome on Sunday afternoon, The National played for six hours. While that’s a fairly long gig even by Bruce Springsteen standards, the event was made especially … read more »

POSTED May 7, 2013 11:18AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Hear A New Song from The National: "You Were A Kindness" or :(((((

If you were feeling bummed out today for any reason—we hear that Mercury just went into retrograde or something—this song will make you feel ten times worse. The National must have an extensive catalog of … read more »

POSTED August 18, 2010 4:42PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:
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Tent Posts: Lollapalooza Day 3

There must be some implicit contract between festival promoters and Mother Nature saying that a festival is not complete without just a touch of mud. And sure enough Sunday morning, the final day of Lollapalooza, … read more »

POSTED August 9, 2010 2:15PM IN MUSIC NEWS, OTHER EVENTS TAGS: , , , , , ,

Members of The National To Release Recording Of BAM Art Show

The Long Count, a multimedia performance that took place last fall at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, was pretty much the Moby Dick of multimedia shows. The central theme? The origins of time. The show … read more »

POSTED June 18, 2010 2:33PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:
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Tent Posts: Bonnaroo, Day 2

The second day of Bonnaroo is the day you feel the most insane. The first day it’s all awe and wonder, and by the third day you have your bearings. But on the second day, … read more »

POSTED June 14, 2010 2:00PM IN COLUMNS TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Sufjan Stevens Working On New Record With The National

Yesterday, we saw actual proof The Strokes were playing live shows as a seemingly functional band. Today, The National’s Bryce Dessner brings promises Sufjan is working on his new album in their studio. While Sufjan … read more »

POSTED June 11, 2010 12:09PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,