Aaron Dessner

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Justin Vernon, The National, Lisa Hannigan, Sharon Van Etten, Fleet Foxes, Ben Howard, Thomas Bartlett...and Taylor Swift? If the line-up isn’t impres(...)

Cillian Murphy in All of This Unreal Time. Photograph: Manchester International Festival

Cillian Murphy, wearing a black hoodie and heavy coat, is projected on to a giant screen in Manchester’s cavernous Central Hall. On a murky, sleepless(...)

Michael Stipe: ‘My life’s work with music is intangible’. Photograph: Adam Berry/Getty

The last time I saw Michael Stipe he had a beanie hat on and was wandering between the tents at the Extinction Rebellion camp in Trafalgar Square(...)

Since triumphantly marching onto the music scene in 2006, there has been a tendency to view Taylor Swift’s career through the lens of extraordinary ch(...)

Who ever could have predicted that a heartbroken twentysomething with an acoustic guitar, rudimentary recording equipment and access to his dad’s log (...)

Justin Vernon is a fascinating figure. The multi-instrumentalist and singer has applied his Midas touch at everything from fronting Bon Iver to b(...)

Bryce and Aaron Dessner performs at The Everyman in Cork, Ireland, 2017. Photograph: Kieran Frost/Redferns

Aaron and Bryce Dessner could certainly be said to be living the dream. As twin brothers and band members of the popular Cincinnati rock band The Nati(...)

The Murder Capital: could make a killing. Photograph: Grayce Leonard

What: Ireland’s best new rock band? Where: Dublin Why: The only song made public to date from this fledgling five-piece from Dublin is a live session (...)

Luluc: As good as they can be, at times, Sculptor treads water rather than sparkles

Luluc are a Melbourne-born and Brooklyn-based duo that caused a huge stir with their second album, Passerby, in 2014. Lucinda Williams, the blue-(...)

The National

The strong connection between The National and Ireland goes back 13 years. Cofounding member Aaron Dessner recalls that their first jam-packed show to(...)

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