Posts Tagged ‘the National’

Bryce Dessner – St. Carolyn by the Sea / Jonny Greenwood – Suite from “There Will Be Blood”

March 8th, 2014
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The New Classical

It’s not too often that rock musicians delve into the realm of classical music, but The National’s guitarist Bryce Dessner and Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood do just that on their new split EP, St. Carolyn by the Sea / Suite from “There Will Be Blood,” out this week on Deutsche Grammophon. Both musicians have composition chops—Dessner has worked with the Kronos Quartet and Philip Glass and released his solo compositional debut Aheym in 2013, and Greenwood has composed scores for several films in addition to There Will Be Blood, including Norwegian Wood in 2010 and, more recently, The Master in 2012. Read more…

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Flow Festival Announces 2014 Lineup Featuring Outkast, The National and Die Antwoord

March 7th, 2014
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Flow Festival, a music festival in Helsinki, Finland, has just released the lineup for their 2014 show. Taking place mid-August every year, this tradition is uniquely based in a historic power plant.
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Way Out West Announces 2014 Lineup Featuring Queens of the Stone Age, The National, Robyn & Royksopp and More

February 11th, 2014
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Swedish festival Way Out West has announced their second slate of artists, completing their 3 day summer lineup.
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Sasquatch! Announces 2014 Dual-Weekend Lineups Featuring Outkast, Queens of the Stone Age, Soundgarden and More

February 5th, 2014
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Hoo-wee Seattle. The Northwest has been a teeny bit excited recently. You can’t blame them, bless their hearts, after all, they did just win something small like…you know…the Superbowl.

So yes, the recent Sasquatch! Music Festival lineup announcement falls onto a city that doesn’t really need any more excitement, but they’re going to get it, dammit, whether they like it or not. The 2014 Sasquatch! lineup is indeed out, and it is mind blowing.

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Bryce Dessner and Jonny Greenwood Announce Split Classical Album St. Carolyn by the Sea / Suite from There Will Be Blood for March 2014 Release

January 24th, 2014
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Bryce Dessner and Jonny Greenwood are going classical. Actually, to be accurate, the two notable indie-rock guitarists (The National and Radiohead, respectively) are returning to their classical roots with a split album featuring their own orchestral works. Most intriguing.
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The National Announce Spring 2014 Tour Dates

January 23rd, 2014
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The National have announced a number of tour dates for this April that will take them through parts of the U.S. and Canada. Somehow they’re also managing to squeeze some festival appearances and a film premiere in there.
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Shaky Knees Announces 2014 Lineup Featuring The National, Alabama Shakes, Modest Mouse and More

January 17th, 2014
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Georgia, Atlanta is serving up all things alt-rock with this year’s Shaky Knees lineup. May 9 – 11 are the days that they ask of you.
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Iggy Pop, Joe Walsh and New Order to Perform at Tibet House Benefit Concert

January 11th, 2014
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Founded in 1987 at the request of the Dalai Lama, Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert this year will feature a star-studded lineup at New York City’s Carnegie Hall on March 11th. Read more…

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WATCH: Stephen Colbert, Greg Allman and The National Perform “Silver Bells”

December 22nd, 2013
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Who’s the only man in show business who can join The National and Greg Allman on stage for stirring rendition of “Silver Bells”? Why, Stephen Colbert, that’s who. Read more…

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The National’s “Mistaken For Strangers” Set for March 2014 Theatrical Premiere With Full Concert

December 19th, 2013
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“Mistaken For Strangers”, the tour documentary of The National, is set for a 2014 theatrical premier. The band, appropriately enough, will also be putting on a full concert at the event.

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