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Hayden Releases First Album In 8 Years (Apr 5, 2023)

The National Share 'Eucalyptus' Single (Mar 22, 2023)

HAYDEN Comes to Massey Hall in May (Mar 1, 2023)

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Hayden Releases First Album In 8 Years

Breaking from these confines – and a decades-long career defined by his staunchly DIY approach – Hayden made an album richly inspired by collaboration, including the likes of Feist, Aaron Dessner and Matt Berninger of The National, drummer James Krivchenia of Big Thief, and engineer Jonathan Low (Taylor Swift, Big Red Machine).

The National Share 'Eucalyptus' Single

The National has released a third new track ahead of its upcoming album First Two Pages of Frankenstein. “Eucalyptus” is taut and punchy, having come together in a charmed burst of spontaneity surrounding a visit to the historic Capitol Theatre just north of New York City in Port Chester. Watch the new music video now!

HAYDEN Comes to Massey Hall in May

Massey Hall welcomes back one of Toronto's most beloved singer-songwriters, Hayden on Saturday, May 27, 2023. Tickets on-sale this Friday, March 3, at 10am ET

Hayden Release 'On A Beach' ft. Feist, Steve Buscemi + The National's Matt Berninger

The news arrives alongside lead single 'On A Beach (feat Feist)' and its cinematic, star-studded official video, also featuring the inimitable Leslie Feist with cameos by Matt Berninger of The National and beloved actor Steve Buscemi (who Hayden last worked with on the music for Trees Lounge, Buscemi’s 1997 directorial debut).

The National Shares New Single 'New Order T-Shirt'

The National has unveiled “New Order T-Shirt,” the second pre-release track from its ninth studio album, First Two Pages of Frankenstein. Accentuating the album’s layered meditations on the rupturing of connection, “New Order T-Shirt” is a warmly hypnotic track that shifts between singer Matt Berninger’s brightly detailed memories.

Taylor Swift, Phoebe Bridgers & More to Feature on The National's New Album

Anchored by evocative melodies and an enthralling lyrical narrative, First Two Pages of Frankenstein signals a new chapter in the band’s beloved discography. The 11-song album was produced by The National at Long Pond Studios in upstate New York and features guest appearances by Taylor Swift, Phoebe Bridgers and Sufjan Stevens.

Phoebe Bridgers Releases Holiday Track 'So Much Wine'

Phoebe Bridgers has released a cover of The Handsome Family’s “So Much Wine” - an addition to her Christmas song catalog. Proceeds from the track will be going to the Los Angeles LGBT Center. The track, produced by Bridgers along with longtime collaborators Tony Berg and Ethan Gruska. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates with Taylor Swift!

LA-Based Alternative Artist Ronboy Shares Debut LP 'Pity to Love'

The album includes production by Ronboy herself, and Samuel Stewart (Lo Moon, Nightmare and the Cat), along with additional production by Sterling Laws (Lo Moon, Kim Gordon, Matt Berninger, Olivia Rodrigo) who affirmed Ronboy's initial ideas and helped propel the project further.

Review: THE NATIONAL, All Points East

In their first UK festival performance since before the pandemic, American soft rock quintet The National have shown themselves to be capable of a competent return to form. Their particular brand of soaring choruses is reminiscent of a brooding film soundtrack, and is a perfect fit for the atmospheric surrounds of East London’s Victoria Park.

The National Announce New Single 'Weird Goodbyes' with Bon Iver

The National have been playing a number of new songs live since returning to the road this May, and now, the group releases one of them as a new single through 4AD, “Weird Goodbyes,” feat. Bon Iver. The single continues the tradition of Justin Vernon’s collaborations with the band in the studio and on stage.

John Cameron Mitchell to Star in World Premiere of Bowie's BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY at Charlotte International Arts Festival

Charlotte’s Blumenthal Performing Arts will present the world premiere of BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY, The Music of David Bowie, with featured guest vocalist John Cameron Mitchell, taking place on Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17 on the stage of the Belk Theater as part of the inaugural Charlotte International Arts Festival.

Julien Baker Releases 'B-Sides' EP

Intimate and emotional, the 3 never-before-heard songs were taken from the recording sessions for her critically heralded third full-length Little Oblivions. Tonight Baker kicks off The Wild Hearts Tour, an epic run of co-headlining dates alongside Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen. Check out the complete list of tour dates now!

Julien Baker Announces 'B-Sides' EP

Earlier this year, Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, and Julien Baker announced The Wild Hearts Tour, an epic run of co-headlining dates that sees these three legendary songwriters, all known for their incredible, cathartic live performances, playing across North America this July and August.

Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners!

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards featured a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, a win for Barlow and Bear's 'Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,' Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for their 'Love For Sale' Cole Porter duets album, Olivia Rodrigo, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

Adia Victoria Releases New Single 'Ain't Killed Me Yet'

Adia Victoria has shared new single “Ain’t Killed Me Yet” which is out today across all DSPs via Canvasback. It marks her first new music since the release of her critically acclaimed new album A Southern Gothic which was released in the fall. The song was written as the blues companion to Lucille Clifton's poem 'Won't You Celebrate With Me.'

BWW Interview: Carin Besser on What the Addition of Music Brings to CYRANO

Adapted from Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, Joe Wright's new film adaption of Cyrano features music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. BroadwayWorld caught up with Besser to discuss the creation of her lyrics for the film, what the addition of song adds to the classic story, and more.

BWW Interview: Haley Bennett Discusses Playing 'Roxanne' in the New CYRANO Musical Film Adaption

BroadwayWorld caught up with Haley Bennett, who plays Roxanne in the new film adaption of Erica Schmidt's Cyrano musical to discuss her journey with the character from stage to screen, why the story of Cyrano continues to resonate with people, and more.

VIDEO: Peter Dinklage & Kelvin Harrison Jr. Sing 'Someone to Say' in CYRANO Lyric Video

Cyrano is based on the stage musical adapted and directed by Erica Schmidt, from “Cyrano de Bergerac” by Edmond Rostand, with music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. Watch Peter Dinklage and Kelvin Harrison Jr. perform 'Someone to Say' in the new lyric video.

Walter Martin Shares Uneasy New Single 'Easter'

In addition to Mosseri, The Bear features guitarist Harrison Whitford (Phoebe Bridgers, Matt Berninger), drummer Josh Adams (Beck), Eric D. Johnson (Bonny Light Horseman), Josh Kaufman (Bonny Light Horseman, Hiss Golden Messenger, The National), and keyboardist/producer Sam Kassirer (Josh Ritter, Craig Finn) who also mixed the album.

Walter Martin Announces New Album 'The Bear' & Releases Lead Single

His sixth studio album since embarking on his prolific solo journey just under a decade ago, The Bear is a heartbreaking collection of autobiographical story-songs that Martin described as 'the kind of album I've been building towards for my entire career.' The lead single/title track 'The Bear' is out now.


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