The Decemberists

Essential Portland albums

10 Essential Portland Albums

Rose City’s finest records—10 of them, anyway.

The Decemberists, M. Ward, members of Sleater-Kinney, R.E.M. to play benefit for Scott McCaughey

Friends and collaborators to raise money for McCaughey’s expenses.

10 Essential 21st Century Concept Albums

10 recent albums with consistent, compelling narrative threads.

essential sports songs

10 Essential Sports Songs

Right before the Big Game, Treble takes on the world of athletic myth in our round-up of our favorite sports songs.

Decemberists sing youtube

The Decemberists sing YouTube comments on “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Bieber, Kardashian, POTUS and pandas all part of the act.

Decemberists Terrible world

The Decemberists : What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

The Portland group returns with subtler melodies and stronger storytelling.

Decemberists tour

The Decemberists announce North American tour dates

Band’s first tour in three years happening in spring 2015.

Decemberists the world new album

Colin Meloy announces new Decemberists album by busking in Brooklyn

What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World coming soon.

Destroyer's Dan Bejar

Winter/Spring 2011 Album Preview

A look at 20 of the most promising new albums of the year’s first quarter.

Best Coast tweets in the top 10 best artist tweets of 2010

Best Artist Tweets of 2010

Our favorite one liners this year from some of our favorite artists.

Karen O getting freaky with her bad self.

Sasquatch 2009

A round up of all the hairy action.

Akron/Family's freak flag

Album of the Week Mix

2009, Volume 2.

The Decemberists : The Hazards of Love

The rock opera they’ve been promising.

Best Song Ever: Murder Ballads

Best Song Ever: Murder Ballads

A Halloween week collection of pop music’s darkest tales.

Bonnaroo 2007

Bonnaroo 2007

Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the ‘Roo.

Top 50 Albums of 2006

Treble’s Top 50 Albums of 2006

The second half of our year end excitement, in which we focus on the albums.

The Decemberists

Swallowed by a Wave: An interview with The Decemberists

Treble interviews The Decemberists’ Nate Query.

The Decemberists : The Crane Wife

Portland song-heroes take flight with fourth album.