Matt Berninger

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    The National's 'Think You Can Wait' Featuring Sharon Van Etten Goes Old-School

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​The National's "Think You Can Wait" sounds so much sweeter with Sharon Van Etten sharing harmonies with lead singer Matt Berninger, but the video isn't all that great, interspersed as it is with clips from the movie Win Win. (Well, it is the lead off the soundtrack.) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    The National's New Video Stars Roger Sterling John Slattery of Mad Men

    ​Can't wait for Season 5 of Mad Men? You'll have to settle for John Slattery (who plays Roger Sterling on the show) starring in the National video for "Conversation 16." Apparently, Slattery is supposed to be a secret-service agent, alongside the National's lead singer Matt Berninger. Their job is ... More >>

  • Music

    October 14, 2010

    The National's Anthems

    You can call the band's music dad rock, just don't call it uncool

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Over The Weekend: The National at the Wiltern

    Andrew Youssef​Check out our slideshow here!The Hype: Who doesn't love the National? Everyone got a little weepy and emotional when news broke that the band was working on its fifth release. High Violet came out this month, and while it's much more of a grower than 2007's Boxer, the fact that Matt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    What You Missed: AIDS Walk Orange County, the National, Doheny Blues Festival

    Christopher Victorio24th Annual AIDS Walk Orange County​On Saturday morning, Harvey Milk Day, the 24th annual AIDS Walk Orange County raised awareness of much-needed funds for HIV/AIDS prevention. The day's events included art, a family fun zone and food festival, a pie-eating contest, Great Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Preview The National's New Album, High Violet ​ I haven't been this excited about upcoming releases in a while, but it seems that 2010 is the year that all my favorite bands are putting out new music. There's Interpol's upcoming album, the New Pornographers' Together, out tomorrow, and the National's new set, due ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2004