The National Tag Archive
Let’s face it: End-of-year lists can be a little, well, boring (with the exception of ours, of course). Enter the Hype Machine’s Music Blog Zeitgeist, a playable illustrated map showing the most blogged-about artists of 2011.
Being in a band isn’t all about cramped buses and sweating on stage, sometimes musicians get to kick and watch someone else thrash about for the amusement of the crowd. The above snap comes from O Music Award nominee for Best Artist With a Cameraphone The National, who is currently winding down before hitting the road once more in November.