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June 15, 2019

#ObscureObject by Greg Cwik Music

The National | I Am Easy to Find

June 15, 2019

The National have been making music for about 20 years, and, while their style has developed over those two decades — becoming more ornate, with electronics adding layers of malaise — the sad ex-Brooklynites have a reputation for being ‘consistent,’ meaning they shy away from big changes. I Am Easy to Find, an hour-long, 16-track sprawl of ennui and hope, usurps that reputation, and finds the band making significant changes to their familiar aesthetic. Here, they are at their least…

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