Colin Meloy Covers The Smiths At Portland In-Store

Watch The Decemberists frontman tackle 'Ask' below. - Source

Death Cab, Decemberists, Breeders Hit Oregon

It's not a festival per se, as it's got no fancy name to call its own (well, okay, at least part of it is the "Wells Fargo Concert Seriesamp", but that's not really a festival, and is definitely not a stellar name), and there's no particular financial incentive to not pick and choose which days you'd like to attend and which you'd rather sit out. - Source

Decemberists frontman to release live album

The Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy is gearing up to release a live solo EP this spring.  Source

Decemberists Distribute Video via BitTorrent

The DECEMBERERISTS have made their video for "Sixteen Military Wives" available to download via BitTorrent. BitTorrent is one of the latest peer-to-peer file sharing protocols and has gained significant popularity in recent years. The Decemberists decided to use the protocol because their video was never going to air on MTV or VH1 and using the Internet was the only way for it to be seen. This is an older story, but I just found about it on Wired. More information about downloading the video can be found on the

: I just saw the video and it's actually pretty good. It has a real Wes Anderson/Rushmore feel to it. I highly suggest downloading it.