A project that’s been in the works since 2009’s Dark Was the Night benefit compilation.
Big Red Machine, the collaborative project led by Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner, shares self-titled debut: Stream
Featuring contributions from Aaron’s brother, Bryce Dessner, The National bandmate Bryan Devendorf, Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry, Phoebe Bridgers, The Staves, and others.
The National will play Boxer in full, plus performances from The Breeders, Future Islands, Feist, and more.
Plus, Mouse on mars, Spank Rock, Lisa Hannigan, and more join the festival lineup.
The band continues its run of intriguing covers with Queen’s 1984 hit “I Want to Break Free” and Cat Power’s “Maybe Not”.
Irish vocalist makes blessings of her pain with the help of the National’s Aaron Dessner.
The National’s Dessner brothers lead a star-studded cast for a Grateful Dead covers album.
An all-star list of musicians bid a legend farewell.
The Mercury Prize is an annual award for the “best British album,” and unlike the Teen Choice Awards where surfboards are given as trophies, winning it is actually a pretty big deal. So is the fact that £20,000 is given …