This year, Norway’s Christmas tree at Union Station heralds The Scream. [Post]

ICYMI: Ex Hex gets interviewed, covers Slant 6. [Stereogum] [Rookie]

Hey, listen to this new track from Will Eastman. [Blisspop]

Watch: The Dismemberment Plan‘s Tiny Desk concert. [NPR]

Kennedy Center Prez Michael Kaiser: Stop grabbing at every opportunity, arts orgs! [Huffington Post]

Gary Sinise‘s Lt. Dan Band plays DAR tonight for Navy Yard employees. [AP]

Carole King will perform at National Cathedral vigil. [DCist]