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THE DECEMBERISTS

Photo Gallery: Austin City Limits Day Three, Weekend Two - Zilker Park, Austin (11.10.15)

Enjoy these photos from the final day of the second and final weekend of Austin City Limits in Texas, featuring headliners Florence + The Machine, The Decemberists, Hozier, Of Monsters and Men and more - alongside Australia's own Vance Joy (pictured) and Sheppard!

Album News Weekly: 7th October 2015

In This Issue: There is a slew of debuts coming out this Friday as well as the return of some big indie favourites! Check out the list below for all the new music due this week.

Six artists not to miss during Day Three (Sunday October 4th) of Weekend One at the Austin City Limits Festival

The final day of the first weekend of Austin City Limits 2015 wraps up with some exciting appearances from the realms of pop, hip-hop, Americana, blues and more. We've been bringing you our tips for the festival so far this weekend, click through to see who we'd recommend catching if you're out at Zilker Park this weekend or simply lining up some sweet live stream action from home.

Artist Lineup for Live Broadcast of Austin City Limits Music Festival Announced


Image: The Decemberists

Hitting its 14th year, the Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL) offers another impressive lineup that's set to span across a range of music genres. The the second year running, music lovers from all over the globe who can't make it to Texas in person, are able to experience the event through Red Bull TV’s exclusive live coverage of Weekend One. Viewers will be able to see performances from The Strokes, Deadmau5, Alabama Shakes, Of Monsters and Men, The Decemberists, A$AP Rocky and more. Click through for the full lineup.

The Decemberists, Tom Jones and Jackson Browne Join 2nd Artist Announcement for Bluesfest 2016

Bluesfest has just announced the second installment of artists to perform at the 5 Day Festival, held each year over Easter, just north of Byron Bay. Set to join the 2016 line-up is Tom Jones, The Decemberists, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Jackson Browne and more. Click through for the full announcement and more info...

Album Review: The Decemberists - What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World (2015 LP)

What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World is the new album from indie rock, weird-folk band The Decemberists. It marks the end of a multi-year hiatus started in 2011, just after the release of their amazing sixth album The King Is Dead.

Single Stream: The Decemberists "A Beginning Song" (2015)

We're pretty excited that Portland rockers The Decemberists are blessing us with some new music so early in the year. "A Beginning Song" is the fourth they have shared from their upcoming LP What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World, stripping things back into a beautiful slow rock ballad that promises some great things for the album, which is scheduled to be released on January 20th. Funnily enough, January 20th has been named 'Decemberists Day' in the city of Portland, that's a pretty impressive honour.

Album News Weekly: 3rd December 2014

In This Issue: This week features some big names with the likes of Dizzee Rascal, Spank Rock and Fat Freddy's Drop returning, alongside the usual indie releases and a movie soundtrack put together courtesy of Sia!

Paul Simon closes out Bluesfest for 2013; Peter Noble looks towards the event's 25th anniversary in 2014 and Boomerang.

After five days of music on the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm in a year, festival director Peter Noble called "their best ever year" at a press conference this morning; both in terms of lineup, and the way the festival was run - including new noise restraints that kept disruption to both people and wildlife to an absolute minimum - Bluesfest was brought to a close tonight for the 24th time, by the one and only Paul Simon.

Album Release News Weekly: Friday the 13th January 2012

Welcome to our new weekly news feature where we round up the latest news in the world of album release dates. We'll be pounding through dozens of news pieces from the last few weeks, so let's get moving! Unless otherwise mentioned, all release dates apply to Australia only.

In This Issue: Of Montreal, Sleigh Bells, Ladyhawke, Dirty Three, The Decemberists, Andrew Bird, Paul McCartney, Silverstein, Black Dice, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Emelie Sandé, Chimes Of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Honouring 50 Years of Amnesty International), Peter Broderick, The Blank Fight, Lana Del Ray and more...

Music Video Monday feat. The Jezabels, Howling Bells, Drawn From Bees, The Adults, Cosmo Jarvis, Times New Viking, Harmless, Spookyland and more.

And here we go for another week! First up as always is our video of the week, this week belonging to The Jezabels' "Endless Summer" - the first single off their highly anticipated debut album Prisoner (due in store 16 September). It's a stunning track - we already knew that - which now has an equally impressive music video to boot. You can never have enough pretty girls and horses in any music video, we do say!

The Decemberists - The King Is Dead (2011 LP)

The Decemberists are back with their sixth-studio album - that’s the good news. The best revelation of all, however, comes in their continued evolution as an indie-rock outfit; the album working to showcase an intriguing new focus.