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The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 20-1
9 Oct 2014 // 9:13 PM

These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.

Lit Up: The National's 'Alligator' and the Hope of Indie Rock
30 Sep 2014 // 9:14 PM

The National's seminal 2005 album Alligator shows the band, like America, to be lit up by white lights even as it is surrounded by darkness.


The Money I Owe: The National's 'Bloodbuzz Ohio' in 2012
2 Oct 2012 // 6:15 PM

The National's "Bloodbuzz Ohio" stays relevant and touching as the Great Recession continues.


Big Ears 2015 Was a Festival for Serious Artists and Listeners
12 Apr 2015 // 11:00 PM

From 27-29 March, Knoxville, Tennessee music fans were treated to a world of daring and avant-garde music at the latest installment of the Big Ears festival.

The National: Trouble Will Find Me
20 May 2013 // 6:06 PM

The National keeps on growing older gracefully with the impeccably executed Trouble Will Find Me, but it might just be that the venerable group has reached the point of no-longer-increasing returns.


The National - "Graceless" (video)
27 Aug 2013 // 5:27 AM

The National is now up to six videos from 'Trouble Will Find Me', released earlier this year.

Beach Fossils - "Crashed Out" (video)
15 Aug 2013 // 4:30 AM

The National and Beach Fossils both released new records in early 2013, each effort playing like the inverse of the other.


Band is building a buzz with one of the best albums of the year
18 Sep 2007 // 11:38 PM

Some bands rocket to fame and pray not to burn out. Some become household names only after years of steady gigging and recording. And then

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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