Category: Decemberists

The Decemberists: “Here Come The Waves: The Hazards of Love Visualized” 10/19 in LA

The Decemberists: “Here Come The Waves: The Hazards of Love Visualized” 10/19 in LA
photo: Autumn DeWilde The Decemberists go multimedia with a special show in Los Angeles, playing their album The Hazards of Love in sync with four animations by four different directors: On October 19, The Decemberists will unveil Here Come The Waves: The Hazards of Love Visualized, a special project that takes their ambitious and acclaimed song cycle to new heights for it’s final American performance at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los An...Read More

Emek Whale Print on sale Decemberists Amsterdam

Emek Whale Print on sale Decemberists Amsterdam
Emek has turned his Poster of the year 2007 Decemberists Amsterdam into a print. This is a timed edition release meaning the edition size will be determined by the number sold. The print measures 16 x 20 inches and it is silk screened. It will come signed, numbered embossed and doodled Buy it at EmekStudios.com Tweet Pin It function run_pinmarklet() { var e=document.createElement('script'); e.setAttribute('type','text/jav...Read More

Inbox: The Decemberists – 5 Songs

Inbox: The Decemberists – 5 Songs
New for me One of the potential benefits and drawbacks of having a roommate is that sometimes you can discover some great new music through them. Of course, this could backfire and you can be subjugated to endless amounts of soul-rending painful music as well, but without one of my past roommates, I never would have discovered the music of The Decemberists, an indie folk rock group from Portland, Oregon. The album was The Crane Wife. I was immed...Read More

Replay: The Decemberists – The Crane Wife

Replay: The Decemberists – The Crane Wife
Revisiting music The Crane Wife, the album that introduced me to The Decemberists, turned out to be their first major label album, switching from Kill Rock Stars to Capitol Records. Being my first encounter with The Decemberists, perhaps it will skew the way I perceive their earlier albums when I eventually listen to them because of the potent production prowess on The Crane Wife. While a number of years separate The Crane Wife from debut EP 5 S...Read More

Rare solo tour from Decemberists’ Colin Meloy

Rare solo tour from Decemberists’ Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy will launch his first solo tour since 2008 in New York City this November.   The frontman/songwriter for The Decemberists is recording an EP of cover songs to be sold on the tour. He has previously paid homage to Morrissey, Shirley Collins and Sam Cooke in the three earlier installments of the Colin Meloy Sings... series. The last solo outing coincided with the release of his first live collection, Colin Meloy Sings Live!...Read More

Decemberists- Grace Cathedral Hill

Decemberists- Grace Cathedral Hill
I've been humming this song to myself all day.  Maybe I can get it stuck in your head... from the CD Castaways and Cutouts, available (of course) on Amazon. ...Read More

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