Mike Ayers

Bret McKenzie Talks Muppets, Ricky Gervais, 'Flight of the Conchords' Film

Bret McKenzie Talks Muppets, Ricky Gervais, 'Flight of the Conchords' Film

The Muppets are currently back in theaters with "Muppets Most Wanted," a sequel to the 2011 blockbuster that won songwriter/comedian Bret McKenzie a Best Original Song Oscar for "Man or Muppet." McKenzie returned as the music supervisor for the "Muppets Most Wanted" soundtrack, which entered this week at No. 68 on the Billboard 200 and No. 4 on the soundtrack chart.
The National Q&A: On 'Weird' New Film, Dead Project and What Makes a Bad Show

The National Q&A: On 'Weird' New Film, Dead Project and What Makes a Bad Show

The National spent a bulk of 2013 on the road supporting their sixth album "Trouble Will Find Me" and the critically-acclaimed indie-rock band are showing no signs of slowing down. Earlier this month, they made their first-ever appearance on "Saturday Night Live," they're booked for shows through the summer and next week, their feature-length film "Mistaken For Strangers" hits theaters and video on-demand services.
SXSW 2014: 10 Artists to Watch

SXSW 2014: 10 Artists to Watch

Tomorrow, thousands of bands, journalists and music fans descend onto Austin, Texas for the annual SXSW Music Conference. Here's our 10 best bets for the week

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