Tag: The National

The National Announce Remastered Reissues of Their First Three Albums

Their self-titled debut, “Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers,” and the “Cherry Tree” EP will return February 26.

In Conversation: The National’s Matt Berninger Takes Us Behind the Scenes of “Serpentine Prison”

The songwriter dishes on Booker T’s anecdotes, the inspiration of Willie Nelson’s “Stardust,” and finally going solo.

The National’s Aaron Dessner Details His Writing/Producing Credits on Taylor Swift’s “folklore”

The album, surprise-released today, features Dessner on eleven of its tracks.

Here Are 6 Truly Bizarre Debuts from 2000s-Era Indie Rock Bands

Revisiting the very weird seeds that sprouted a handful of decade-defining artists.

Live from the Living Room: This Week’s Artist Live Streams (4/6-4/12)

From daily concerts to whatever Charli XCX has in store for us, we’ve got you covered.

Soccer Mommy and The National Are Supporting Tour Crews with Merch Sales

The pain from COVID-19 is hitting tour support staff especially hard. 

Bartees Strange Breaks Down His EP of The National Covers Track by Track

“Say Goodbye to Pretty Boy” drops this Friday—here’s what he has to say about the songs he chose to cover.

LISTEN: The National Cover INXS’s “Never Tear Us Apart”

The song is for Julia Stone’s Australian fire benefit album.

WATCH: Matt Berninger and Phoebe Bridgers Duet in “Walking on a String” Video

There’s also a Zach Galifianakis cameo.

The National Announce Cassette Box Set of Live Recordings, “Juicy Sonic Magic”

The vintage analog recordings taken from a pair of the band’s 2018 sets at the Greek Theatre will be released November 29.

PLAYLIST: Harmony Woods’ Perfect Songs

Alongside news of a sophomore album in tow, the Philly songwriter made us a list of ten tracks she considers to be flawless.

FLOOD ESSENTIALS: May 2019 feat. The National, Vampire Weekend, Cate Le Bon, and More

The songs and albums from last month you should listen to immediately.

The National, “I Am Easy to Find”

There are fewer layers, less fireworks; every part coalesces quietly.

Who Says There’s No Leaving New York? A Report From The National’s Homecoming Festival

More a family reunion for the Cincinnati-bred band than an actual festival, Homecoming was a wild party with occasionally tender moments. 

The Best Albums of 2017

Twenty-five full-lengths that kept us going, one way or the other. 

The National, “Sleep Well Beast”

By keeping it low-key, the stakes on The National’s new album somehow seem even higher.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Panorama (7/22–24/2016)

Coachella goes east.

Various Artists, “Day of the Dead”

Various Artists Day of the Dead 4AD 7/10 For its twentieth edition in a series of fund-raising various-artist projects, the Red Hot Organization—an international charity…

WATCH: EL VY “Need A Friend,” Cruise Around Venice Harassing Each Other

Probably not the best way to make friends, but okay.

WATCH: EL VY Share Lyric Video for “Paul is Alive”

Miss him, miss him.

LISTEN: The National’s Matt Berninger and Brent Knopf (Ramona Falls/Menomena) Share Debut Track as EL VY—Announce Album

“Return to the Moon” is out this October 30 on 4AD.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of March 30–April 3, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.


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