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Nov 09, 2016

Killer Mike, one half of Run the Jewels, was a very vocal supporter of Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary, even interviewing him. More

Oct 10, 2016

It's no secret that in the Democratic presidential primary elections many indie rock musicians strongly supported Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton. One of Sanders' more eager and public supporters in the music community was Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste.  More

Thurston Moore and Bernie Sanders Team Up to Release Flexi-Disc

"Feel It In Your Guts" Out Now via Joyful Noise for a Sanders Campaign Donation

Jun 01, 2016

Joyful Noise has announced a new flexi-disc release featuring Thurston Moore (ex-Sonic Youth of course) and Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. It's titled "Feel It In Your Guts" and features a twelve-string acoustic guitar piece that has excerpts from Sanders' speeches mixed in.  More

Watch Highlights of “SNL” Finale: Courtney Barnett, Fred Armisen, and The Lonely Island

Plus Carrie Brownstein, Paul Simon, and That Dead Poets Society Sketch

May 23, 2016

Saturday night saw the season finale to Saturday Night Live. Former cast member Fred Armisen was the guest host and Australian singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett was the musical guest. Below are some highlights of the episode. More

Apr 19, 2016

Today is the New York Presidential Primary. On the Democratic side, Hilary Clinton is favored to win, but if Bernie Sanders can pull off an upset victory it would provide major momentum for his campaign. The Sanders campaign have thus been pulling out all the stops to motivate young voters, who tend to favor him, and in the last few days he's held New York City rallies featuring performances by Vampire Weekend (also featuring Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth) and Grizzly Bear. Last night TV on the Radio performed at a Sanders rally in Long Island City, Queens at Hunter's Point South Park. 

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Vampire Weekend Members and Killer Mike to Play Bernie Sanders Rally This Saturday in Iowa City

Foster the People and Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth to Also Play

Jan 27, 2016

A rally in Iowa City this Saturday in support of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is set to feature members of Vampire Weekend (also featuring Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth), rapper and Run the Jewels member Killer Mike, and Foster the People. The Iowa Caucuses are next Monday, February 1, the first chance the people get to vote on who the Presidential candidates will be, hence the timing and location of the rally.  More

Jan 04, 2016

2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has already gotten some vocal support from several indie-leaning musicians (Jeff Tweedy, Neil Young, Killer Mike, etc.) and this Tuesday and Wednesday at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn some musicians are banding together for a Sanders fundraiser.  More

Dec 15, 2015

Killer Mike (a solo artist and in Run the Jewels) has interviewed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Mike and Sanders talked in November at Mike's barbershop. Now the full conversation between the rapper and self-proclaimed "democratic socialist" is online, posted to YouTube in six videos, which can all be watched below.  More