The Decemberists

Decemberists become the indiest of all “Simpsons” musical guests

[caption id="attachment_57915" align="aligncenter" width="610"] The Decemberists appear on "The Simpsons" on Dec. 10, 2012. Photo courtesy of[/caption] It's a competitive field, but the Decemberists are now the indiest band to ever be featured on "The Simpsons." That's quite a feat, considering that groups such as R.E.M., Sonic Youth and the White Stripes have all made their way onto the longest-running animated series in the U.S.

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