Bryce Dessner

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Mistaken For Strangers: The rock documentary that became Tom Berninger's personal journey

    The Berningers are a talented family: Tom Berninger is a filmmaker, and when his brother Matt, a member of the Brooklyn-based band The National, asked him to go on tour as a roadie, he obliged. Tom needed a job and some direction, and his brother's request inadvertently offered both. Tom was fired e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Indie collaborations: Are they taking cues from hip-hop?

    ​The National and Sharon Van Etten recorded a song for the Win Win soundtrack. It leaked yesterday, but Fox Searchlight has pretty well scrubbed the legal-ish streams. Regardless, the two artists are a good fit, Matt Berninger's sleepy baritone makes a seamless companion for Van Etten's own ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    The National at Fillmore Auditorium, 10/18/10

    Jon Solomon​ THE NATIONAL 10.18.10 | Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO In a New York Times piece written on the National last April, R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe explained how he took his bandmate Mike Mills to see the group in London. It took half a song for Mills to say it was the most amaz ... More >>

  • Music

    September 13, 2007

    The National Perks Up

    Despite its reputation, the band isnít all that downcast.

  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    The National

    Monday, September 26, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.