The Decemberists

HT Staff’s 25 Best Albums Of 2011: #15 – #11


We continue detailing our Top 25 Albums of 2011 with a look at #15 - #11.

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Cover Wars: Your Love (The Outfield)

[Originally Published May 24, 2011] That's right, we're going there. Today's Cover Wars is Your Love by The Outfield. According to this manifesto there are more than 1,000 cover versions of this song, ...

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Friday Mix Tape: Top 6 Of The First 6

With my turn in the Friday Mix Tape rotation serendipitously coinciding with me dropping my Top 6 Of The First 6 list yesterday, it seemed only appropriate that I use the opportunity to showcase some ...

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The B List: Top 6 Of The First 6

With the first six months of 2011 beginning to feel like a distant memory, I figured it was time to continue a tradition by taking a look at my favorite six albums of the first ...

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Bloggy Goodness: Team Jenny

Last month it was announced that The Decemberists multi-instrumentalist Jenny Conlee had been diagnosed with breast cancer, which while caught early will force Conlee miss the band’s June dates during her recovery. As a way ...

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Last Week’s Sauce: January 24th – 30th

Last week, a band celebrated its 33rd anniversary, two guys both named Billy teamed up for a great show in San Fran, one of the contestants in this week's Cover Wars did us the favor ...

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Cover Wars: Row Jimmy

Row Jimmy was released on the 1973 Grateful Dead album Wake Of The Flood. Over at one of my favorite GD online sites, The Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics, they point out... ...

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BG: Newport Folk & Jazz Go Non-Profit

Earlier this week, organizers of the famed Newport Jazz and Folk festivals announced that they would be returning to their roots to once again become non-profit events. The granddaddy of all music festivals, which began ...

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Vid: The Decemberists – Down By The Water

With their foray into the world of rock operas now past them, literary-folk-prog act The Decemberists will return to a simpler sound with their next studio effort - The King Is Dead

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Last Week’s Sauce: May 17th – 23rd

Last Week’s Sauce is a recurring column featuring recordings of shows that took place the previous week. Thanks to ScottT for this week’s photo.

Last Week's Sauce

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Tour Dates: The Hazards Of Love

For those of you who thought we left rock operas behind in the ’70s, literary-folk-prog act The Decemberists will revive the bloated tradition with their latest release The Hazards of Love which hits stores on ...

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Tour Dates: Bridge School Benefit

Neil Young will kick off his North American tour next month with DC4C and Wilco splitting opening slots for the 20 show run. In the midst of the first set of dates, Young will take ...

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