Commercial Appeal

Watch HAIM Star In A Levi’s Commercial

HAIM are further capitalizing on their previously-established relationship with Levis in a new commercial for the jean brand. As luck would have it, the sister…
Caitlin White | March 3, 2015 - 3:16 pm

Hear Charli XCX & Questlove’s Cover Of Deee-Lite’s “Groove Is In The Heart” In New Target Ad

Charli XCX and Questlove have teamed up for a cover of Deee-lite's '90s classic "Groove Is In The Heart" that's featured in a new ad…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 6:38 pm
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Run The Jewels Soundtrack A Couple Of Under Armour Commercials With Jamie Foxx

Among their many talents, Run The Jewels make some great pump-up music, so it was only a matter of time before they got their music…
James Rettig | February 13, 2015 - 7:26 pm
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The Who Remix “I’m Free” For Cablevision Wi-Fi Phone

If you're a legacy band, how do you get your music to stay relevant -- and, more importantly, score lucrative commercial deals and make money…
James Rettig | February 9, 2015 - 10:28 am
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Hundred Waters Soundtrack Coca-Cola Super Bowl Commercial

Hundred Waters' track "Show Me Love" soundtracked a Coca-Cola Super Bowl commercial earlier tonight centered around stopping online negativity (by pouring soda onto your computer).
James Rettig | February 1, 2015 - 8:58 pm
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Hear Grimes Soundtrack An Expedia Commercial

It's been almost three years since Visions came out, and songs from that album are still making their way into commercials while we wait for…
James Rettig | January 11, 2015 - 6:36 pm
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Hear Emily Haines’ New GoldieBlox Song “Lightning Strikes” & Watch Her Sing With Cyndi Lauper In NYC

The toy company GoldieBlox has had a rough year in advertising after being accused of copyright infringement by the Beastie Boys for re-working the band'…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 15, 2014 - 5:28 pm
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Watch Charli XCX And Bleachers Cover Each Other’s Songs In A Kia

For some reason, Kia has commissioned Charli XCX and Bleachers' Jack Antonoff to sing each other's songs for a new ad campaign called In-Ride Sessions.
Chris DeVille | December 11, 2014 - 5:28 pm
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Watch Nirvana & Paul McCartney’s “Cut Me Some Slack” In A Ralph Lauren Ad

Hey, remember when Nirvana reunited, except with Paul McCartney standing in for Kurt Cobain, and they recorded a song called "Cut Me Some Slack"? No?
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2014 - 3:07 pm
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Hear Two Unreleased Wild Beasts Songs In A “GIF-Novel” From Jameson

Wild Beasts have teamed up with French artist Mattis Dovier to create a graphic novel made entirely of GIFs. The project was created for The…
James Rettig | December 10, 2014 - 6:47 pm
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Watch Kendrick Lamar’s Cinematic Reebok Ad

You know a rapper has reached a rarefied level of fame when a goddam sneaker company is enlisting him for a commercial. It's not exactly…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2014 - 9:09 am
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Watch Chanel’s “Reincarnation” Short Starring Pharrell & Cara Delevingne

Pharrell is everywhere now, so why not opposite supermodel Cara Delevingne in a Chanel short film by Karl Lagerfeld? "Reincarnation" features the superstar duo dancing…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2014 - 10:44 am

Acura’s Got A Commercial With Julian Casablancas Music, Too

A song from the Strokes recently showed up in a commercial for the Volkswagen Golf, and it looks like another car company has snagged the…
James Rettig | November 28, 2014 - 3:44 pm
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Watch Bleachers’ Apple Pay Ad

Back when Apple pulled that whole U2 stunt, they also announced Apple Pay, a way to pay for products using your phone instead of a…
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2014 - 3:18 pm
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Watch The Strokes’ “Reptilia” Soundtrack A Volkswagen Golf Family Commercial

The Strokes are no strangers to having their songs appear in commercials, but their latest placement is especially telling after Julian Casablancas made it clear…
James Rettig | November 24, 2014 - 8:46 am
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Watch DJ Shadow Soundtrack A Chevy Ad

While watching college football this weekend I noticed a familiar piano figure soundtracking a car commercial. Indeed, there was DJ Shadow's "Building Steam With A…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2014 - 10:47 am
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Watch Weird Al Star In A Commercial For Radio Shack, Which Still Exists

Radio Shack and "Weird Al" Yankovic are 1980s pop culture institutions that have survived and thrived to this day. Appropriately, they've teamed up for a…
Chris DeVille | November 12, 2014 - 10:28 am
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Hear Karen O Sing “Marshmallow World” In Target’s New Christmas Ad

Karen O soundtracks a new holiday commercial from Target with a modern take on the 1949 Christmas song "Marshmallow World," which was written by Carl…
James Rettig | November 11, 2014 - 10:55 am
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Watch Dev Hynes’ Gap Commercial & “Play Your Stripes” In The Interactive Game

Dev Hynes is seemingly everywhere these days, and that includes a new Gap campaign called "Play Your Stripes." There are two components to this: (1)…
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2014 - 5:36 pm
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My Morning Jacket – “This Land Is Your Land” (Woody Guthrie Cover)

My Morning Jacket recorded a cover of Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" as a part of North Face's "Your Land" campaign. The folk…
Maggie Stamets | October 27, 2014 - 2:48 pm
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