Big Red Machine, the collaboration album between The National’s Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, will be released on August 31st. Today they’ve debuted four songs and you can pre-order the album on Bandcamp.
37d03d People have shared a bunch of videos from the Eaux Claires festival over the weekend. Some of the behind the scenes stuff, like Julien Baker and The National rehearsing, are really cool.
Live footage of The National performing their new songs “Quiet Light” and “So Far, So Fast” has been uploaded to YouTube.
Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National are launching an online music platform called PEOPLE in August. The full press release can be found below. One of the many projects on the platform is a new EP from Big Red Machine, the new project from Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner.
The National have shared the audio for “Fake Empire” from their release, Boxer Live in Brussels. The record was released on vinyl for Record Store Day and will be getting a digital and CD release on on July 13th.
The National debuted their new song “Light Years” at their Homecoming Festival over the weekend. Some fan shot footage of the song has made its way online.
Chvrches have released their new song, “My Enemy,” featuring The National’s Matt Berninger. The song comes from the band’s upcoming album, Love is Dead, which is now up for pre-order and due out on May 25th.
The National have shared a video for “Walk it Back.”
The National performed a live, thirty minute, studio set for Seattle’s KEXP.
The National have shared a video for “Sleep Well Beast.”
The National performed “Day I Die” on Ellen yesterday.
The National have shared their cover of Bob’s Burgers’ “Give It to Teddy.”
The National have released a cover of Cat Power’s “Maybe Not” as part of Spotify’s live studio sessions.
The National performed “Day I Die” on Colbert last night.
The National have released their new song “Day I Die.”
The National will be performing their new album, S_leep Well Beast_, live at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer on September 5th, as part of NPR Music’s First Live series. Tickets are now on sale.