The Hold Steady
Features // 6 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 18 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
News // 4 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

The Best Albums of 2014
22 Dec 2014 // 8:10 AM

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 40-21
8 Oct 2014 // 9:14 PM

From breathtaking reformulations of shoegaze to British soul revival, this batch of stellar recordings from the 2000s is an eclectic one.

//Columns

Indie Ambition: Hold Steady
28 Jan 2010 // 3:59 PM

Can Craig Finn pull his bandmates with him and lift them up to his arena tour in the sky? The Rockist ponders the future of the Hold Steady.

//Reviews

The Hold Steady: Almost Killed Me / Separation Sunday (Deluxe Editions)
13 Dec 2016 // 9:25 PM

Craig Finn's spoken vocals are a barrier to entry, but the Hold Steady's first two albums literally contain the beginning of the story. These deluxe editions have enough strong extras to warrant a look.

Craig Finn: Faith in the Future
10 Sep 2015 // 9:30 PM

Craig Finn’s second solo album Faith in the Future perseveres in hard times, thanks to Finn’s dark humor.

//Blogs

The 10 Best Hold Steady Songs
26 Oct 2011 // 12:30 AM

The Hold Steady's music represents a delightfully perverse amalgamation of the Rolling Stones’ unbridled sexuality, Jack Kerouac’s open-road spirit, and the Replacement’s independent sensibility. No doubt, any of these 10 songs would make a great “gateway drug” for anyone interested in discovering the charms of the group for the first time.

The Hold Steady + Company of Thieves: 19 November 2010—Dekalb, IL
23 Nov 2010 // 3:00 AM

Without a doubt, the Brooklyn-based Hold Steady are one of the most consistently rewarding live bands performing today.

//News

Separation time for the Hold Steady's Craig Finn
1 Feb 2012 // 1:35 AM

MINNEAPOLIS — Just a few weeks before he headed to Texas to make his first-ever solo album last summer, Craig Finn snuck back home to Minnesota.

The Hold Steady plays to its strengths
28 Sep 2010 // 2:32 AM

Usually, when a pioneering popular music force is asked to come clean about his musical heroes, the answer becomes a bit of a balk. Maybe

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Inside' and the Monstrosity of Collectivism

// Moving Pixels

"An ability to manipulate a collective is a hint at what a little boy's power as an individual might be.

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