Click Track: The National

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 04/20/2011

R. Kelly visits Verizon Center in July; The National curating Grateful Dead tribute album; The Dude gets a deal

R. Kelly’s summer tour will bring him to D.C. in July. Indie rockers get set to pay tribute to the Grateful Dead. Jeff Bridges gets a record deal.

By David Malitz  |  09:15 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  R. Kelly, Grateful Dead, The National, Jeff Bridges

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/22/2010

UCB drops new mixtape, Sufjan Stevens drops new Christmas tunes, Velvet Revolver exists!

- Local go-go juggernaut UCB dropped its new mixtape "The Blend" on Tuesday, and celebrated with a performance alongside Wale at the 9:30 Club last night. Grab the mixtape here and check back for a review on Click Track...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Sufjan Stevens, The National, UCB, Velvet Revolver, Wale

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 06/07/2010

In concert: The National at Constitution Hall

The National played songs filled with cloaked tension at Constitution Hall on Sunday night. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Mark Jenkins Matt Berninger, the National's bearded frontman, took Constitution Hall's stage Sunday night in a jacket, vest and tie....

By David Malitz  |  02:00 PM ET, 06/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  The National

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 05/11/2010

Album review: The National, "High Violet"

By Allison Stewart Brooklyn band the National has been overpraised and under-famous since the release of 2007's "Boxer," which did well enough to suggest a move from underground stardom to the actual kind was there for the asking. If...

By David Malitz  |  09:15 AM ET, 05/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  The National