Tagged: The War On Drugs

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Interview: The War on Drugs

When The War on Drugs’ Adam Granduciel fell in love with guitars as a teenager, he’d call his local shop just to have someone to talk to about them. In their Step Into The Black … read more »

POSTED June 28, 2012 4:43PM IN Featured - Captain Morgan Black, Videos TAGS: , ,

Video: The War on Drugs, “Baby Missiles (Live in Austin)”

The War on Drugs are a perfect accompaniment for a hot Texas night and an ice-cold beverage, so we invited them to perform at Step Into The Black in Austin. Watch this jangling, spirited rendition … read more »

POSTED June 26, 2012 2:15PM IN Featured - Captain Morgan Black, Videos TAGS: , , ,

The War on Drugs Step Into The Black in Austin

We were super excited to catch up with some of our FORT friends last night at Austin’s edition of Step Into The Black presented by Captain Morgan and FADER. It was a scorching hot day … read more »

POSTED May 24, 2012 3:30PM IN Featured - Captain Morgan Black, Photos Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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The FADER FORT Presented by Converse Photos: Day 3

Fatigue tends to set in as SXSW presses on, but we cruised through day three at the FADER FORT Presented by Converse, warding off burnout with Stumptown cold brews and plenty of smartwater. The morning … read more »

POSTED March 17, 2012 2:25PM IN Featured - FADERFORT, Fort Photos TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Video: The War on Drugs, “Brothers”

Philadelphia’s The War on Drugs have released a video for “Brothers” from 2011′s Slave Ambient. Directed by brothers Ben and Alex Brewer, the video features a couple old cowboys engaged in a perplexing shoot out … read more »

POSTED January 26, 2012 4:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: ,

The Tripwire: On The War On Drugs’ Contained Sprawl

The War On Drugs played an NPR World Café session last week. Watching it, I was blown away by the band and the sound they’ve grown into. The session closes with “Arms Like Boulders,” possibly … read more »

POSTED September 26, 2011 4:30PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,

The War On Drugs, “Come to the City” MP3

“Come to the City” is one of those songs that makes you feel like you’re the star of your own movie, reaching your own personal denouement while doing mundane things—triumphing over adversity, as you check … read more »

POSTED July 14, 2011 5:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Video: The War on Drugs “Baby Missiles”

The War on Drugs’ new video for “Baby Missiles” is culled and edited from lead singer Adam Granduciel’s collection of Super 8 film footage, spliced together and washed in a color and kaleidoscopic dissolves. It’s … read more »

POSTED July 8, 2011 12:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Interview: The War on Drugs

On August 16th, The War on Drugs will release Slave Ambient, their latest album of hazy, slack (but somehow still epic) rock jams. It’s a formula the band has down—a sort of blue collar Philadelphia … read more »

POSTED June 3, 2011 3:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

The War on Drugs, “Baby Missiles” MP3

Is there a more comforting band than The War on Drugs? Yes! Van Morrison to name just one. But The War on Drugs are up there, especially when they do songs like “Baby Missiles,” which … read more »

POSTED May 11, 2011 6:20PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,