The National’s Matt Berninger and Menomena’s Brent Knopf have joined forces to form EL VY. Listen to their first single.
Rounding out the top of this year’s Treasure Island bill are The War on Drugs, Azealia Banks, Father John Misty and Run the Jewels.
The appearance follows previous songs featured on the FOX show.
For a bunch of aging white indie guys, the National sure have a sense of humor.
Can’t check out the Boston Calling festival in May? Well, you’re in luck, the fest has announced another set of dates this fall.
The Brooklyn-based band will take the SNL stage with fellow Brooklyn actress Lena Dunham, who will also make her SNL debut as host.
The National are known to be purveyors of bummer jams, but in their video for ‘I Need My Girl’, the dour Brooklyn band try their best to brighten things up.