Commercial Appeal

Watch Lou Reed’s Parrot Zik Headphones Commercial

We've mentioned several times that Lou Reed's last public act before his death was that glowing review of Yeezus. His last filmed interview, though, wa…
Chris DeVille | December 11, 2013 - 2:28 pm

Watch Lykke Li Soundtrack Ed Norton’s Weird Droid Commercial

I watched a LOT of football this weekend, and in between all the exhilarating collegiate conference championship games and wild snow-addled NFL action and agonizing…
Chris DeVille | December 9, 2013 - 11:33 am

Watch Dr. Dre & Kendrick Lamar Preview A New Song In Beats By Dre Commercial

We're about to make it to the end of a calendar year in which none of the Black Hippy dudes released a new album eve…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2013 - 9:22 am

Vic Mensa & Clams Casino – “Egyptian Cotton” Video

As part of a recent promotional push, HP Computers hired the Chicago rap youngster (and recent Mixtape Of The Week honoree) Vic Mensa and visionary…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2013 - 9:22 am

Instrumental Pixies Cover Soundtracks Errol Morris-Directed Unilever Commercial

"Why bring a child into this world?" asks Errol Morris's ad for Unilever's new global sustainability initiative -- the answer being that together we ca…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2013 - 12:41 pm

Watch Autre Ne Veut Soundtrack A Victoria’s Secret Commercial

The genius of Autre Ne Veut's Anxiety is summed up pretty well on "Counting." It subtly blended dissonant electronics with smooth pop R&B, while Arthur…
Miles Bowe | November 21, 2013 - 12:45 pm

Hear Lily Allen Cover Keane’s “Somewhere Only We Know” For A John Lewis Commercial

The great tough-chick British pop singer Lily Allen released her second album It's Not Me, It's You in 2009, and then she pretty much entirely…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2013 - 9:48 am

Watch David Bowie In Louis Vuitton’s L’Invitation Au Voyage

David Bowie, who's been awfully busy lately, is the star of a new short film called L'Invitation Au Voyage, which doubles as an advertisement for…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2013 - 8:54 am

LCD Soundsystem Soundtrack Samsung Galaxy Gear Commercial

Samsung has some sort of new smartphone wristwatch. It sort of reminds me of something Judy Jetson would be into. To advertise this little gadget…
Liz Pelly | October 13, 2013 - 7:56 am

Boards Of Canada Soundtrack Nike Commercial

Boards Of Canada finally came out of hiding this year with Tomorrow's Harvest and now they seem to be enjoying the spotlight. Nike has a…
Miles Bowe | October 11, 2013 - 1:01 pm

Watch Kids Sing Lorde’s “Royals” In A Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Commercial With Lionel Messi

This is where I'd say "Lorde, Lorde!" if the "e" wasn't silent. Lorde's "Royals" has been just about everywhere lately, and now we've officially moved…
Chris DeVille | October 9, 2013 - 4:18 pm

David Bowie – “Sound And Vision 2013″

Earlier this year, Sony used a new remix of David Bowie's "Sound And Vision," from his 1977 undisputed-classic album Low, in an ad for their…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2013 - 9:31 am

Preview Warpaint’s “Love Is To Die” In A Calvin Klein Commercial

Warpaint, who we last heard contributing to this fantastic cover of the xx's "Crystalised," have a new original song "Love Is To Die" in a…
Miles Bowe | October 3, 2013 - 11:48 am

Sleigh Bells Soundtrack The First iPhone 5c Commercial

Apple's iPhone 5C model hits stores on Friday. It's $100 cheaper than the iPhone 5S because it's made out of plastic. It also comes i…
Scott Lapatine | September 17, 2013 - 10:48 am

Hear Fiona Apple Cover Willy Wonka’s “Pure Imagination” For Chipotle

Fiona Apple has covered Willy Wonka's "Pure Imagination" in collaboration with Mexican fast food chain Chipotle in a campaign against factory farming. Apple, who i…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 12, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Watch Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Teasers

Eminem was a star before he released the raw, masterful Marshall Mathers LP in 2000, but that's the album that catapulted him into stratospheric cultural…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2013 - 9:01 am

Watch Taco Bell’s Passion Pit Documentary

As you may recall, about one year ago Taco Bell released a commercial featuring the Passion Pit song "Take A Walk." Some fans criticized the…
Liz Pelly | August 25, 2013 - 8:41 pm

Watch Yeah Yeah Yeahs Soundtrack A Calvin Klein Commercial Starring Rooney Mara

According to the signs posted at Yeah Yeah Yeahs shows, Nick, Brian, and Karen are highly against people filming while YYYs music is being played.
Amrit Singh | July 10, 2013 - 9:17 am

Jay-Z Announces Magna Carta Holy Grail Via Samsung Commercial

I'm not sure it's possible to steal Kanye West's thunder at this point, but if it is, his buddy Jay-Z just did it. Just a…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2013 - 9:08 am

Watch DIIV, Sky Ferreira, Trash Talk, Charli XCX In A Myspace Commercial

The Justin Timberlake-co-owned new Myspace apparently launched today, despite the fact that registration has already been opened to the public and the editorial has bee…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 12, 2013 - 4:58 pm
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