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News // 3 Articles
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//Features

Newport Folk Festival 2017 Hit All the Right Notes
8 Aug 2017 // 3:03 AM

A great weekend at Newport includes watching talented, diverse performers, participating in a protest song sing-along and maybe a lobster roll.

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 100-81
5 Oct 2014 // 9:14 PM

PopMatters' picks for the best albums of the 2000s begins with a series of albums that spans epic metal, ornate indie folk, and a terrifying work of electronic music.

//Reviews

Offa Rex: The Queen of Hearts
17 Jul 2017 // 9:30 PM

Think of Offa Rex as the Decemberists and UK singer Olivia Chaney jumping into a wormhole to come out the other side as Fairport Convention. It works magically in every way.

Governors Ball Day 1: My Morning Jacket + Florence and the Machine + The Decemberists (Photos)
10 Jun 2015 // 6:18 AM

A photo gallery from the first day of Governors Ball, featuring Florence and the Machine, MMJ, The Decemberists, St. Vincent and more.

//Blogs

Counterbalance: The Decemberists' The Crane Wife
8 Jan 2016 // 4:23 AM

And I will hang my head low — as we build our homes aluminum and fill our mouths with cinnamon. By land, by sea, by dirigible, we turn our Counterbalance attention to a 2006 indie rock classic.

The Decemberists + Alvvays: 6 April 2015 - Beacon Theatre, New York (Photos)
13 Apr 2015 // 6:00 AM

Photos of the Decemberists and Alvvays show at the Beacon Theatre in New York, along with tour dates for both bands.

//News

The Decemberists' latest inspiration: a single album-length song
12 Oct 2009 // 4:00 AM

Almost by definition, pop music is viewed as an easily digestible commodity. It commands that you stick to a familiar and accessible theme, conjure an

The Decemberists' latest inspiration: a single album-length song
6 Oct 2009 // 2:36 AM

Almost by definition, pop music is viewed as an easily digestible commodity. It commands that you stick to a familiar and accessible theme, conjure an

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Hopscotch' is Anchored in Walter Matthau's Playful, Irascible Personality

// Short Ends and Leader

"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.

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