Bryce Dessner

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VIDEO: The National at the House of Blues | June 2, 2010

The National performing "Slow Show." Click here to see live concert photos by Derek Kouyoumjian  At the National's sold-out Wednesday show at the House of Blues,...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  June 05, 2010

Master crafters

In a perfect world, a great moment in music would come accompanied by a sense of grace, as if it had traveled far and long to reach you here and now. In short: great art is often the product of a lot of work — and work isn’t all that exciting.
The National come back from the drawing board
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 28, 2010

Worlds collide

A week ago Wednesday and Thursday, a curious collection of young scruffy indie kids and older scruffy MIT eggheads converged on the school's Broad Institute for two nights of free music, art, and lecture dubbed "Darkness Visible."
Bryce Dessner and Matthew Ritchie at MIT
By WILL SPITZ  |  February 03, 2009

More than just 'Abel'

Berninger, eyes still closed, let the music overtake him as he led the audience in frenzied shouts of “I won’t fuck us over."
The National, Middle East Downstairs, June 21-22, 2007
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  June 25, 2007