The National

Primavera LA Is Announced For September 2022!

By Alyson Camus | June 30, 2021

Primavera LA would be a good successor to the FYF Fest

NOW: Climate Action Campaign: Artists Team Up With Propeller And NRDC To Fight Climate Change

By Alyson Camus | April 22, 2021

each credit is an entry to win a prize by an artist. 

Matt Berninger of The National sets debut solo album, “Serpentine Prison”—due October 2

By admin | May 20, 2020

produced by famed Memphis multi-instrumentalist Booker T. Jones

L. A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, APRIL 22ND TO 28TH

By Alyson Camus | April 21, 2019

Alice Bag is opening for Bikini Kill on Thursday

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, SEPTEMBER 17TH TO 23RD

By Alyson Camus | September 16, 2018

Jack White: Kneeling at the Anthem D.C. at the Theatre at Ace Hotel on Tuesday

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, JANUARY 15th TO 21st 2018

By Alyson Camus | January 14, 2018

The Soft White Sixties are at the Echo on Thursday

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, OCTOBER 9TH TO 15TH 2017

By Alyson Camus | October 9, 2017

Desert Daze 2017 is upon us!

UK Top 10 Albums 9-15-17 – 9-21-17

By Iman Lababedi | September 16, 2017

borderline useless

A Free Pre-Anti Inauguration Day Concert In DC, Why Isn’t There More Of These?

By Alyson Camus | January 17, 2017

the National and Common have been announced a free pre-anti Inauguration Day concert

The National Is Releasing Its 6-Hour-Long ‘A Lot of Sorrow’

By Alyson Camus | April 12, 2015

Remember about The National’s performance at New York’s Museum of Modern Art in 2013? They repeatedly played the same song (‘Sorrow’) over and over for six hours…. What. a. bore. No, this is not even close to what they think, since they want to release the damn thing!

10 Songs: Sunday, April 5th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | April 5, 2015

Sunshine On My Back – The Nationals – I had written that sometimes bands move forward and sometimes they stay in place and this stays in place and then I noticed it was recorded two years ago. Still, damn good, with Sharon Van Etten on backup vocals and sunshine nowhere near anyones shoulders – B+

Tom Behringer's "Mistaken For Strangers" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 3, 2014

It’s been suggested the movie was faked and to a degree it sure serves Matt because he comes across as the sweetest and most reasonable big brother on the planet, trying to express the limits of his stardom and also the limitless of his affection for his uncomfortably jealous little brother.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" Soundtrack Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 21, 2013

This makes me miss the good ol’ days when we used to get together and trash the Twilight Soundtracks, here is another teen maelstrom of discontent and death and slaughter and more… another crappy soundtrack album.

CMJ Music Marathon: Caveman At Pianos, Saturday, October 19th, 2013 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 23, 2013

In an attention getting, quietly arrogant 35 minute set, the band commandeered the Piano stage with a lead singer Matt Iwanusa whose baritone deserves comparison with Matt Beringer