The National

The Swift Lift: Bon Iver and The National See Huge Gains as 'Folklore' Sets Records

The music of Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’ collaborators Aaron Dessner of The National and Justin Vernon of Bon Iver has seen streaming success in the two weeks since the album’s surprise release.
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How the National’s Aaron Dessner, Bon Iver, and Jack Antonoff Found Inspiration in Taylor Swift

Looking and listening back at the completed project, Dessner admits, “it feels very intimate.” The topics tackled and “how her voice sounds is very raw and on the surface and kind of full frequency and just beautiful.”
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The National Share Politically Themed Video 'Walk it Back'

The video, “captures the pomp and rituals of Congress and its vainglorious, televised culture.”
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GRAMMY Awards: Best Alternative Music Album

Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem, Father John Misty, and The National are all in the running to take home the category’s GRAMMY.
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The National Debut Abstract 'Sleep Well Beast' Video

The group also announced a music festival in their hometown of Cincinnati.
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The National Debut Abstract 'Sleep Well Beast' Video

The group also announced a music festival in their hometown of Cincinnati.
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Watch the National Play 'Day I Die' on 'Ellen'

The exuberant performance from the GRAMMY nominated group elicited a genuine howl from DeGeneres.
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Watch the National Play 'Day I Die' on 'Ellen'

The exuberant performance from the GRAMMY nominated group elicited a genuine howl from DeGeneres.
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The National's 'Dark Side of the Gym' Video Features Some Beautiful Ballet

True to the song's title, the clip is set in a school gymnasium, and captures a pair of dancers engrossed in a moving routine.
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