Despite Members Busy With Side Projects, The National Announces 2016 Tour Dates

Here at F|S we anxiously await the release of The National’s follow-up to 2013’s Trouble Will Find Me. Sadly, according to frontman Matt Berninger’s comments in a Facebook Q&A session last November, the Brooklynites won’t be offering much new in 2016, which perhaps comes as little surprise, since most members of the band are quite busy with other endeavors.

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tUnE-yArDs Live In Concert At The 9:30 Club

A live performance by tUnE-yArDs is as thrilling and unshakeable as the music itself. For this set, recorded live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C., Merrill Garbus, the mad genius behind tUnE-yArDs brought along two frenetic dancers and backup singers, an extra percussionist, a bassist, and two enormous pairs of glittery blue eyes that stared the audience down from the back of the stage.

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Sia Sings “Chandelier” With The NYC Gay Men’s Chorus

Sia sang brings her tremendous “Chandelier” to the Trailblazers special on Logo TV, wailing away with her back to the crowd and backed by the NYC Gay Men’s Chorus—all of whom were wearing yellow robes and Sia wigs—and a shirtless mustachioed man (also in a Sia wig) handled the wild dance routine. Watch the eye-catching performance below.

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Body/Head and Disembodied Head

What happens when noise-rock duo Body/Head travel to a former Catholic church in the South to release their whims in the form of guitars wailing and feeding back, stoking the fires that burn a 15th-century French saint? A soundtrack for silent screaming.

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