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Ceci n'est ni un Blog ni une Blague (This Is Neither a Blog Nor a Joke)

Ira Israel | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts
Ira Israel

Are we witnessing a new epoch of exceptionally bright and gifted directors, writers, and actors infusing pop culture with winks to high culture or possibly converging the two?

Summer Music Across America: August Tours to Follow

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 10.05.2013 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

It's August. One more month of freedom -- if that -- before all levels of schools begin again. One more month for jobs to give way to a precious week or two, or even a long weekend, of summertime. What live music shows will make you think summertime?

Harsh Words For Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers

Posted 09.12.2013 | Entertainment

We're pretty certain no one has ever uttered any semblance of a comparison between Alice Cooper and bands like Mumford & Sons and The Lumineers -- exc...

Mumford & Sons Release Startling New Video

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment

The new Mumford & Sons video for the song "Babel" sees the band's four men on an infinite loop, with each pouring his entire body into the music on ev...

Good News For Mumford & Sons

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - Folk rockers Mumford and Sons climbed to the top of the British album chart on Sunday, as sales of their 2012 album 'Babe...

Mumford & Sons' Major Gig

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.30.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — Mumford & Sons brought the Glastonbury Festival to a foot-stomping close Sunday, with many music fans still on a high from the Rolling ...

Rolling Stones Preparing For Glastonbury

AP | Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment

PILTON, England — There's a first time for everything, even if you're the Rolling Stones. The rock rabble-rousers who formed half a century ago...

Mumford & Sons' Hootenanny For The Soul

Orange County Register/Religion News Service | Cathleen Falsani | Posted 06.27.2013 | Religion

By Cathleen Falsani Orange County Register (RNS) “Listen to the words,” the young woman behind me stage-whispered to her chatty date. “Are y...

Mumford & Sons Reschedule Shows After Brain Surgery

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Mumford & Sons are heading back on tour. The Grammy-winning band announced Monday that it has rescheduled dates in Dallas; Woodlands...

Mumford Bass Player Thanks Fans After Brain Surgery

Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment

Mumford & Sons' bassist Ted Dwane underwent surgery this week and is thanking fans for their support. The musician received surgery to remove a blo...

Mumford & Sons Bassist Has Emergency Brain Surgery

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.12.2013 | Celebrity

Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has undergone emergency surgery for a blood clot. The band posted a message to its official website explaining th...

Mumford & Sons Cancel Tour Dates Due To Medical Emergency

AP | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has a blood clot on his brain that will require surgery. The Grammy-winning folk-rock group...

Mumford & Sons Cancel Shows Due To Medical Emergency

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment

Per an announcement on the band's website, Mumford & Sons have canceled three headlining concerts due to a medical emergency plaguing bassist Ted Dwan...

Daft Punk Breaks Spotify Record

AP | Posted 07.27.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Daft Punk has set another record on Spotify. The music service said Monday that the electronic duo's new album, "Random Access Memor...

They Don't Care

Posted 04.19.2013 | Entertainment

Mumford & Sons' sophomore album, "Babel," was a huge success for the band -- hitting No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and getting certified platinum. "Babel...

Good News For Hipsters

Posted 04.10.2013 | Entertainment

Here's some good news for the music industry: Last year's vinyl-record sales were the highest they've been in 15 years. The International Federati...

On the Culture Front: Ben Howard, Punch Brothers, Belleville, The Flick and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.26.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

It's been a packed month of culture. I finally made it down to the Barclays Center for Mumford and Sons, and the weekend before I caught one of my favorite bluegrass-based acts, The Punch Brothers.

Indie Bands to Supergroups: What's Hot on SXSW Stages

Tom Poleman | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Tom Poleman

Austin and SXSW are inextricably linked and it's hard to say which has had a greater impact on the other. The Austin music scene has long been one of the best in the country, but SXSW has launched the city to new heights -- just as it's done with many startups and bands.

WATCH: Mumford & Sons Wear Fake Beards, Ride Motorcycles

Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment

Marcus Mumford may be the frontman of Mumford & Sons (and likely the only member general audiences can name), but the band's new music video for "Whis...

Mumford & Sons To Rap On New Album?

rollingstonelogo | Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By PATRICK DOYLE Mumford & Sons' Babel just won the Grammy for Album of the Year, and the ba...

JT Makes Some 'Very Good Friends'

Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment

Justin Timberlake has made a new Grammy-winning friend. Timberlake signed on for the upcoming Coen Brothers film, "Inside Llewyn Davis," and repor...

Mumford & Sons, God And The New Sincerity

Jonathan D. Fitzgerald | Posted 05.16.2013 | Religion
Jonathan D. Fitzgerald

Say what you will, but after the spectacle died down and the top honor of the night went to Mumford & Sons' album Babel, at least one thing is clear: We are in the midst of the New Sincerity. Being really into something is cool now, even if that something is, well, God.

Mumford & Sons Rock The Barclays Stage

Posted 02.17.2013 | Arts

Once upon a time, Mumford and Sons, Haim and Ben Howard all took the stage at the same time at Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, NY. The result? An amazin...

Frank Ocean Skyrockets After Grammys

Posted 02.12.2013 | Entertainment

For a set of Grammy winners, the rewards from music's biggest night aren't stopping at the gold statue. Billboard reports that artists such as Mumford...

Mumford & Sons' Big Grammys Night

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment

Mumford & Sons had a big night at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. The band, made up of Marcus Mumford, Winston Marshall, Ben Lovett, and Ted Dwane, end...