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 2021 Morning Joe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 01-26-2021 (2021) ... (writer: "Fake Empire")
 2019 The Red Line (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- We Must All Care (2019) ... (writer: "Fake Empire")
 2018 Black Earth Rising (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Game's True Nature (2018) ... (writer: "Afraid of Everyone" - uncredited)
 2017 Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James McAlister: Neptune (Video short) (performer: "Neptune") / (writer: "Neptune")
 2017 Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James McAlister: Venus (Video short) (performer: "Venus") / (writer: "Venus")
 2017 Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James McAlister: Mercury (Video short) (performer: "Mercury") / (writer: "Mercury")
 2017 The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Documentary) (performer: "Aheym for Orchestra") / (writer: "Aheym for Orchestra", "Murder Ballades: VII. Tears for Sister Polly")
 2017 Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James McAlister: Saturn (Video short) (performer: "Saturn") / (writer: "Saturn")
 2017 Ladies (performer: "Fake Empire") / (writer: "Fake Empire")
 2016 Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds (TV Special) (writer: "Mistaken for Strangers")
 2016 Person of Interest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sotto Voce (2016) ... (writer: "Fake Empire")
 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (writer: "Green Gloves")
 2015 The Revenant (writer: "Lachrimae")
 2015 Dheepan (music: "Tour Eiffel") / (performer: "Tour Eiffel") / (writer: "Tour Eiffel")
 2014 A Take Away Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Steve Reich with Bryce Dessner & Sö Percussion - Clapping Music (2014) ... (performer: "Clapping Music")
 2014 Point and Shoot (Documentary) (writer: "Mistaken For Strangers", "Hard To Find")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Russell Crowe/Joan Rivers/The National (2014) ... (music: "This Is the Last Time")
 2014 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lena Dunham/The National (2014) ... (writer: "Graceless", "I Need My Girl")
  The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Death and the Maiden (2013) ... (producer: "Don't Swallow the Cap" - uncredited) / (writer: "Don't Swallow the Cap" - uncredited)
 2013 Conan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Mysterious Case of No Wait We Did This One (2013) ... (writer: "This Is the Last Time")
 2013 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.28 (2013) ... (writer: "This Is the Last Time")
 2013 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 May 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Swallow the Cap")
 2013 11.6 (writer: "Fake Empire")
 2011 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Love, Loss and Legacy (2011) ... (writer: "Anyone's Ghost" - uncredited)
 2011/I Bully (Documentary) (writer: "Kapsburger")
 2011 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (Documentary) (writer: "Cherry Tree")
 2011 Win Win (producer: "Think You Can Wait")
 2010 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.163 (2010) ... (writer: "Anyone's Ghost")
 2010 The Company Men (writer: "Fake Empire")
 2008 Bouquet final ("Fake Empire", "About Today")
 2008 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (writer: "All the Wine")
 2007 Battle in Seattle ("Fake Empire")
 2007 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Michelle (2007) ... (writer: "Kapsburger" - uncredited)
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To me a song like 'Demons' or 'Trouble Will Find Me' are acknowledgments that you can't really plan for life and you can't plan for trouble. As much as you try to organize your life, your life will surprise you. And sometimes trouble's not a bad thing. In terms of the music it almost feels like it's a good thing - you never know when a song is going to surprise you. We look for these subversive ... See more »


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