The Hold Steady
Features // 6 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 17 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
News // 4 Articles
Media // 1 Articles

The Best Albums of 2014
22 Dec 2014 // 7:10 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 // 8:14 PM

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


Indie Ambition: Hold Steady
28 Jan 2010 // 2:59 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.


Craig Finn: Faith in the Future
10 Sep 2015 // 8:30 PM

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

The Hold Steady: Teeth Dreams
23 Mar 2014 // 8:06 PM

While the Hold Steady's catalog has consisted of detailed character sketches and scenarios extolling the virtues of indulging the devil whispering in your ear, Teeth Dreams deals with the demons left in the wake.


The 10 Best Hold Steady Songs
25 Oct 2011 // 11:30 PM

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 // 2:00 AM

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


Separation time for the Hold Steady's Craig Finn
1 Feb 2012 // 12:35 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 // 1:32 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

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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