Commercial Appeal

Watch St. Vincent’s Sonos Commercial

St. Vincent is featured in a new commercial for the wireless home speaker system Sonos. While Otis Redding's version of "Send Me Some Lovin" plays…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 7:48 pm

Watch RZA’s Apple Watch Commerical

Right now, it does not look like the Apple Watch is going to go down in history as a revolutionary piece of consumer electronics. If…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2015 - 11:09 am

Tame Impala Soundtrack New Apple Watch Ad

Tame Impala are exactly the sort of band that an Apple advertisement used to push through to the mainstream at the height of their prowess,…
James Rettig | October 22, 2015 - 9:39 am

Icona Pop & Questlove Cover ’80s Classic “I Can’t Wait” For Target

Earlier this year, Questlove and Charli XCX recorded a cover of Deee-lite's '90s classic "Groove Is In The Heart" for a Target commercial. As Spin
Peter Helman | October 16, 2015 - 9:11 pm

Arcade Fire Soundtrack New Steve Jobs Commercial

Exactly one month ago, Arcade Fire soundtracked LA's bid for the 2024 Olympics, and now they've lent their music to another commercial. The Aaron Sorkin-written,…
Peter Helman | October 14, 2015 - 7:48 pm

Mudhoney’s Mark Arm Models In Uniqlo Ad

That's a surprisingly youthful-looking Mark Arm in the picture up there, modeling in a Uniqlo ad current displayed at the Bellevue Square mall in Bellevue,…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2015 - 2:36 pm

Watch Bob Dylan Talk To His Computer In The New IBM Commercial

Bob Dylan showed up in a couple of Super Bowl ad spots last year, and now he's appearing in a new commercial for IBM, as…
Peter Helman | October 6, 2015 - 7:10 pm

Watch Cam’ron Play Three Roles On The Fake Game Show Word Up

What would happen if Cam'ron pulled a Tyler Perry and played three characters on his own faux game show? It would be Word Up, the…
Caitlin White | September 15, 2015 - 3:16 pm

Eluvium Soundtrack Steve Jobs Trailer

Out of all the Steve Jobs biopics and documentaries we've been subjected to over the past few years, the upcoming Steve Jobs always had the…
James Rettig | September 15, 2015 - 10:33 am

Check Out Kurt Vile’s Levi’s Ad

Kurt Vile is one of the greatest living songwriters in America, which is probably why the Bank of America licensed one of his most poignant…
Caitlin White | September 11, 2015 - 11:14 am

Chromatics Cover “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” For MANGO Ad

Chromatics have covered Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" -- well, Robert Hazard's "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" actually, but like, come…
Peter Helman | September 2, 2015 - 9:16 pm

Watch The Weeknd’s Apple Music Commercial With John Travolta

The Weeknd had a big night last night, giving a fairly dazzling performance at the MTV Video Music Awards and then starring in a new…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2015 - 8:45 am

Flying Lotus, Shamir Appear In New Apple Music Commercial

Apple introduced their streaming service Apple Music less than two months ago, and they've just launched a new "Discovery" ad campaign. The first commercial features…
Peter Helman | August 23, 2015 - 6:50 pm

Honda Targets Millennials With Strange Weezer Commercial

A bizarre new commercial for the 2016 Honda Pilot Elite SUV, directed by Juno and Up In The Air director Jason Reitman, features a bored-looking…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2015 - 8:49 pm

SOPHIE’s “Lemonade” Soundtracks A McDonald’s Commercial

SOPHIE's "Lemonade" is a great song, and apparently McDonald's thinks so too. SOPHIE is already sort of a soft drink salesman, and his music has…
Peter Helman | July 6, 2015 - 11:27 pm

Check Out Craig Finn & Marnie Stern In Seamless Subway Ads

If you've been in the New York subway sometime in the past few years, chances are you've seen an ad for the online food ordering…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2015 - 2:26 pm

James Murphy Partners With Heineken On Unrealistic Subway Symphony Project

For a very, very long time, James Murphy has been trying to change the harsh sound that New York City subway turnstiles make when you…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Watch Drake And Nas Star In A New Sprite Commercial

Drake and Nas appear side-by-side in a new commercial for Sprite, made up of footage from their February co-headlining show at Irving Plaza in NYC…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 10:10 am

LIZ Debuts SOPHIE-Produced “When I Rule The World” In Samsung Ad

Mad Decent signee LIZ worked with SOPHIE on a few tracks that could appear on her forthcoming debut album. One of those is "When I…
James Rettig | June 3, 2015 - 9:47 am

Hear Another Preview Of Eminem’s “Phenomenal” In Draymond Green Beats Commercial

Eminem seems to have settled comfortably into the habit of debuting new music via commercial. He used a Beats by Dre commercial to announce his…
Caitlin White | May 22, 2015 - 12:46 pm
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