Commercial Appeal

Watch Carrie Brownstein’s American Express Commercial

Carrie Brownstein spent years as one third of Sleater-Kinney, arguably the greatest punk band in the world. During that time, it would've been a real…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2013 - 11:45 am

Watch Wilco’s Glenn Kotche In A Faucet Commercial

Wilco percussionist Glenn Kotche has taken his rhythm skills to the kitchen. In a new commercial for Delta Faucets' "Touch2O Technology" -- no faucet handles,…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 9, 2013 - 12:13 pm

Preview Beyoncé’s “Standing On The Sun” In H&M Commercial

Earlier this month, Beyoncé debuted a minute-and-a-half chunk of her new song "Grown Woman" in a Pepsi ad. Apparently, that strategy worked so well that…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2013 - 9:31 am

Watch A Givers-Soundtracked Lipton Commercial

We haven't heard much from Givers lately, but the Louisiana-based band is resurfacing in a Lipton commercial. The group's stand-out track "Up Up Up" start…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2013 - 11:46 am

Preview Beyoncé’s “Grown Woman” In New Pepsi Commercial

Last month, Beyoncé effectively ripped faces off with her bizarre and excellent new single "Bow Down / I Been On." And now she's following that…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2013 - 10:18 am

Watch Courtney Love’s E-Cigarette Commercial

Seeing someone smoking an e-cigarette in a smoke-free area is still one of the weirder and more baffling things I've come across lately, like seeing…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 2, 2013 - 5:49 pm

Watch Tyler, The Creator’s Mountain Dew Commercial

Tyler, The Creator was tapped by Mountain Dew to create a series of commercials for the soft drink. This first clip features one of hi…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 18, 2013 - 4:10 pm

Hear Tame Impala Soundtrack A Blackberry Commercial

Tame Impala's single "Elephant" from Lonerism was picked up for a Blackberry commercial. Watch the video below. In case you missed it: the band also…
Liz Pelly | March 17, 2013 - 2:29 pm

Watch Wayne Coyne In A Virgin Mobile Commercial

Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has really been getting his pitchman reps in lately. First, there was the Hyundai Super Bowl commercial. And now he'…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2013 - 11:32 am

Andrew WK Is The Face Of Playtex Wipes

Way before Andrew W.K. was the dude who clogged your Facebook timeline with inane PARTY TIPS, he was making some of the best music of…
Michael Nelson | March 6, 2013 - 5:42 pm

Lana Del Rey – “Burning Desire” Video

Well, here's something the comments section should love. Back in September, we reported that Lana Del Rey is at the center of a new ad…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2013 - 10:17 am

Dan Deacon Soundtracks University Of Phoenix Commercial

Did you know the University Of Phoenix is the largest for-profit university in the country? I didn't know that. I don't know that I've ever…
Michael Nelson | February 11, 2013 - 3:23 pm

Watch Beck Cover Bowie’s “Sound And Vision” With A 167-Piece Orchestra

There is so much going on here, I can hardly wrap my head around the whole thing. Beck and 160+ musicians have recorded a new,…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 11, 2013 - 12:24 pm

Watch The Flaming Lips’ Hyundai Commercial

Not to sound like a square, but there’s something about Wayne Coyne — especially his prowess for hanging out with “Brush My Teeth With A…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 29, 2013 - 10:32 am

Battles Soundtrack Target Commercial

A long time ago, So You Think You Can Dance was a pretty cool show, and I used to watch it religiously. Back then, they…
Michael Nelson | January 21, 2013 - 3:18 pm

Check Out Sufjan’s “Redford” In A Red Bull Commercial

From Sufjan's very own Tumblr site (aka comes news of the estimable Mr. Stevens's first post-Xmas project of the new year: Turning over the…
Amrit Singh | January 7, 2013 - 5:06 pm

Watch Best Coast’s Commercial For Microsoft Windows 8

Last night, I was doing Google News searches for "windows" -- as in, "Should I put big Xs on my windows with duct tape, so…
Michael Nelson | October 29, 2012 - 10:10 am

Watch Lana Del Rey’s New Jaguar Ad, Hear “Burning Desire”

As reported before, Lana Del Rey is prominently involved with the ad campaign for Jaguar's new F-Type, and today the fruit of that relationship came…
Corban Goble | September 27, 2012 - 4:29 pm

Watch Lana Del Rey Cover “Blue Velvet” For H&M

As promised, Lana Del Rey recently covered Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris's famous "Blue Velvet" for H&M's new ad campaign which stars LDR. Today, a…
Corban Goble | September 17, 2012 - 9:19 am

Daniel Johnston Soundtracks Axe Commercial

This ad for Axe Body Spray operates under the premise that the first thing women see, while sizing up the opposite sex, is a man'…
Corban Goble | August 21, 2012 - 3:14 pm
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