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Aaron Dessner & Sharon Van Etten [Tramp LP]

Why aren’t they married

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St. Vincent, Walkmen, Beirut, Atlas Sound, Sharon Van Etten to Play the National’s Brooklyn Festival
The National's Bryce and Aaron Dessner have curated another festival this year in addition to the ATP Festival in Minehead, England this December.
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry will take place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music May 3-5. The event will feature performances from St. Vincent, the Walkmen, Beirut, Sharon Van Etten, Atlas Sound, the Antlers, Twin Shadow, Oneohtrix Point Never, Pat Mahoney and Nancy Whang of LCD Soundsystem, My Brightest Diamond, Tyondai Braxton, and more. It will also feature films by the likes of TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Wilco’s Glenn Kotche, William Basinski, and more.
In other news from the National’s camp, Scott and Bryan Devendorf will team up with ex-Grateful Dead member Bob Weir to perform during an installment of the HeadCount-produced free-concert show “The Bridge Session”. That’ll be broadcast online March 24 fromTRI Studios, and will include original Dead/National songs, along with politically-charged covers.


By Carrie Battan for Pitchfork

St. Vincent, Walkmen, Beirut, Atlas Sound, Sharon Van Etten to Play the National’s Brooklyn Festival

The National's Bryce and Aaron Dessner have curated another festival this year in addition to the ATP Festival in Minehead, England this December.

Crossing Brooklyn Ferry will take place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music May 3-5. The event will feature performances from St. Vincent, the Walkmen, Beirut, Sharon Van Etten, Atlas Sound, the Antlers, Twin Shadow, Oneohtrix Point Never, Pat Mahoney and Nancy Whang of LCD Soundsystem, My Brightest Diamond, Tyondai Braxton, and more. It will also feature films by the likes of TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Wilco’s Glenn Kotche, William Basinski, and more.

In other news from the National’s camp, Scott and Bryan Devendorf will team up with ex-Grateful Dead member Bob Weir to perform during an installment of the HeadCount-produced free-concert show “The Bridge Session”. That’ll be broadcast online March 24 fromTRI Studios, and will include original Dead/National songs, along with politically-charged covers.

By Carrie Battan for Pitchfork

Guess the Guests on “Trouble Will Find Me”

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The National's upcoming album “Trouble Will Find Mefeatures contributions from the likes of Sufjan Stevens, Annie Clark (superhero name: St. Vincent), Sharon Van Etten, Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry, Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman), and Dark Dark Dark singer Non Marie Invie. 

So far, we’ve hazarded some guesses as to who is featured on which track.

  • Sharon Van Etten: vocals on “This Is the Last Time” and “Pink Rabbits”
  • St. Vincent: vocals on “Sea Of Love”
  • Sufjan Stevens: piano on “Hard To Find”
  • Possibly Bon Iver: guitar on “I Need My Girl” and vocals on “I Should Live In Salt”

Who do you think is featured on which songs?