The War on Drugs - “Under the Pressure”

In all of its its 8:56 glory.

The War on Drugs - “Red Eyes” (Live at Primavera Sound)


Last month I photographed a feature on The War on Drugs for Stereogum (link). The nicest guys! Ryan Leas wrote a really great piece too.

Full edit up on my site

(via stereogum)


Read Stuart Berman's Best New Music review of the War on Drugs' best album yet, Lost in the Dream.


Stream The War On Drugs’ Lost In The Dream

New War on Drugs! Lost in the Dream out 3/18 on Secretly Canadian.


The War On Drugs “Come To The City” (on Letterman) 



The War on Drugs perform “Baby Missiles” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night with ?uestlove on drums. Excellent combination. 

We agree! Great performance.

(via fallontonight)

Linkdown: 11/30/11

- Aaron Dessner of The National interviews The War on Drugs for AV Club

- Watch the Jay-Z and Kanye performance from last night’s "Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show"

- Download a free mixtape from Veronica Falls that includes cuts from The Modern Lovers, Dee Dee Ramone and The Lemonheads

- “Eastbound & Down” will be back for its third season on Sunday, February 19, as will the latest Ricky Gervais/Stephen Merchant tv show, "Life’s Too Short"

- In other tv news, the third season of "Justified" premieres on Tuesday, January 17

- The Art of Manliness’ Christmas Gifts for Men (via)

- Speaking of which, The 2011 AV Club Gift Guide

New Mix: You in Your Autumn Sweater

A new autumn mix to soundtrack your leaf fort building. 13 songs, 58:49.

1. Dntel - “(This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan” 
2. M83 - “Steven McQueen”
3. Eleanor Friedberger - “My Mistakes”
4. The War on Drugs - “Baby Missiles”
5. Vetiver - “Wonder Why”
6. Gauntler Hair - “Keep Time”
7. Real Estate - “Green Aisles”
8. Neon Indian - “Future Sick”
9. The Drums - “I Don’t Know How to Love”
10. Megafaun with Justin Vernon - “Get Right”
11. Magic City - “Your Eyes”
12. Phantogram - “Don’t Move”
13. Atlas Sound - “Lightworks” 


The War on Drugs - “Baby Missiles”

Favorite album of the year.

Linkdown: 8/23/11

- Interview with the ever-awesome Paul Rudd of Our Idiot Brother [Grantland]

- Parker Posey (also awesome) talks about her random roles with the AV Club, including roles from Best In Show, Dazed and Confused, The Daytrippers and "Parks and Recreation" [AV Club]

- The rights to Akira Kurosawa’s films have been bought, so brace yourself for potential remakes [AV Club]

- A preview of the second season of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s "An Idiot Abroad" [Buzzfeed via Flavorwire]

- Interview with Stephen Malkmus, who just released an album with his other band, The Jicks [Vulture]

- So, there is a Neutral Milk Hotel video game [Flavorwire]

- Slave Ambient, the new album from The War on Drugs, is named Best New Music [Pitchfork]

The War on Drugs' Slave Ambient, quite possibly my favorite album of the year, is out today. Preview the full album on Soundcloud here.

The War on Drugs' Slave Ambient, quite possibly my favorite album of the year, is out today. Preview the full album on Soundcloud here.

The War on Drugs - “Come to the City”

Via the UO Video Series. You can also read an interview with the video director and listen to a stream of the album, Slave Ambient, which is fantastic.