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Matt Berninger Rolls Around in New Solo Video for ‘Distant Axis’

With the COVID-19 pandemic stopping concerts, festivals and any other public gathering, musicians have had to get creative with how they make new videos.
Emily Tan / July 17, 2020

The National’s Matt Berninger and Steph Altman Cover Mercury Rev’s ‘Holes’

The National's Matt Berninger and his friend and film composer Stephan Altman performed "Holes" by Mercury Rev on A Late Show with Stephen Colbert last…
Emily Tan / April 16, 2020

The Walkmen Co-Founder Walter Martin Releases ‘Quarantine Boogie (Loco)’ With Matt Berninger

Hamilton Leithauser isn't the former member of The Walkmen staying busy. On Wednesday morning, Walter Martin shared a new song that he recorded in isolation.
SPIN Staff / April 15, 2020

Matt Berninger Covers Mercury Rev’s ‘Holes’ for Upcoming Planned Parenthood Single

Matt Berninger of The National has released a cover of Mercury Rev's 1998 song "Holes," which is the second cover song that's come out this week…
Daniel Kohn / February 28, 2020

Lana Del Rey Wants to Work With The National

On Friday, Lana Del Rey released her astonishing new LP Norman Fucking Rockwell, which, depending on who you ask, might be the best album of…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / September 3, 2019

Watch The National Perform “Rylan” On Colbert

Since The National first performed "Rylan" way back in 2011, the song has become a fan-favorite—something you'd only hear at a live show, since the track…
Will Gottsegen / May 24, 2019

Watch The National Perform “You Had Your Soul With You” on Colbert

After a lengthy rollout, The National's new album I Am Easy To Find is almost upon us. Ahead of the official release on Friday, Matt Berninger…
Will Gottsegen / May 15, 2019

The National Settle Into a Cautious Optimism on “You Had Your Soul With You”

The National weren’t always like this. Somewhere in the long comedown from High Violet, the brazen candor that had defined the band’s early albums was…
Will Gottsegen / March 5, 2019

The National Announce New Album and Film I Am Easy to Find, Release “You Had Your Soul With You”

The National have announced a new album, I Am Easy To Find, out May 17 via 4AD. It's the band's eighth full-length studio album and first…
Will Gottsegen / March 5, 2019

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Aaron Dessner of the National Launch PEOPLE Platform

Aaron Dessner of the National and Justin Vernon of Bon Iver have started their own streaming platform called PEOPLE, an offshoot of Dessner and Vernon's PEOPLE festival. The…
Joshua Copperman / June 6, 2018

Watch The National Premiere New Song “Light Years”

The National premiered what appears to be a brand new song called "Light Years" Sunday during the second night of their Cincinnati-based Homecoming Festival. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 30, 2018

CHVRCHES — “My Enemy” ft. The National’s Matt Berninger

CHVRCHES and Matt Berninger have teamed up on the sweeping "My Enemy," the latest single off CHVRCHES's upcoming LP Love Is Dead. Though the majority of Love…
Monique Melendez / February 28, 2018

Chvrches’ New Album Love Is Dead Features Song With The National’s Matt Berninger

The National’s Matt Berninger made a brief appearance in the video for Chvrches’ new single "Get Out," teasing something with the words "Friend Or Foe."
Peter Helman, Stereogum / February 26, 2018

The National’s Matt Berninger Is Creating and Starring in a TV Show About Himself

The National's Matt Berninger and his brother Tom are taking the dark-comedic energy that fueled Mistaken for Strangers, the 2013 psuedo-documentary focused on the band, and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 21, 2018

The National Debut New Song, ‘Roman Candle,’ Live at Charity Event

Update: The National performed the same new song again at Treasure Island Music Festival, this time introducing it with a different name. "It was called…
James Grebey / October 17, 2015
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