The Decemberists

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    An Open Letter to The Decemberists, Love Crossfade

    Decemberists' Facebook​Dear Decemberists, Congratulations, The King is Dead is a remarkable album. We can't wait to hear it live. Actually, on second thought, we probably won't hear it live because the awful reality is that your tour's not stopping in Miami. Hell, it's not even tickling Florida ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Lil Wayne, Pitbull Video Director David Rousseau Launches New Rock Division

    ​The era of the big-budget rock video seems distant indeed. Actually, the era of the big-budget video for any genre seems distant, save for a few megawatt hip-hop and pop productions. Still, the best directors are adapting their style to smaller budgets and even smaller (laptop) screens. And inste ... More >>

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    January 11, 2011

    Most Anticipated January Indie Music Releases

    Tennis' debut, Cape Dory, drops on January 18​There were a lot of great albums in 2010, and we caught a lot of great shows too. But what's in store for 2011? Will Katy Goodwin leave the Vivian Girls after La Sera's full-length drops in February? Will Alex Ebert's (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
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    December 30, 2009

    The Best Under-the-Radar Rock of 2009, Part Two

    Slaid Cleaves - Everything You Love Will Be Taken AwayAfter toiling in the trenches these many years as a folk-tinged journeyman singer-songwriter, Cleaves has finally painted his masterpiece, one that ought to make both his longtime fans and those who are still novices react with awe.Richie Furay - ... More >>

  • Music

    July 30, 2009

    Green Day's Breakdown Triumph

    A veteran outfit makes its most ambitious record yet.

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    March 3, 2008

    Monday Afternoon Music Fix

    By ANDY VIHSTADT Casino King For those of you holding out for the follow-up to LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver, Stereogum’s got something to hold you over. The song, “Big Ideas,” will appear in 21, the film adaptation of Ben Mezrich’s Bringing Down the House. The O.S.T. hits stores Mar ... More >>

  • Music

    January 31, 2008

    The Ween Abides

    Ten reasons Ween is better than your favorite band.

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    April 19, 2007

    Youth Shall Be Served

    The barely legal members of Orlando's Band Marino are already making pop music for the ages

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    December 28, 2006

    Independence Day

    What's indie rock? Who cares? Ten great CDs that will blow you away, no matter your definition.

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    July 7, 2005

    Out of Step

    Sweat Records takes indie culture out of the clubs and into your speakers

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    April 7, 2005

    The Decemberists

    Picaresque Kill Rock Stars