Commercial Appeal

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

From Sufjan's very own Tumblr site (aka sufjan.com) 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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Sébastien Tellier & Caroline Polachek – “Side By Side”

As a promotion for Air France — the airline, not the defunct Balearic Swede-pop duo — Chairlift leader Caroline Polachek and debonair French electro-pop lothario…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2012 - 12:21 pm

Helping Beach House Plead Their Case Against Volkswagen

Remember that VW ad that egregiously ripped off Beach House's "Take Care"? Of course you do, it is embarrassing and reprehensible on the part of…
Amrit Singh | June 8, 2012 - 10:28 am
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Hundreds Of HTC EVO Phones Play Wilco In New Sprint Ad

A new Sprint commercial features a digitized version of Wilco's Summerteeth standout "I'm Always In Love," which is played by a whole load of HTC…
Corban Goble | June 5, 2012 - 4:52 pm
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Caveman Soundtrack “I Love NY” Tourism Spot

Caveman are a New York band, so it only seems appropriate that their sunny song "My Time" should soundtrack an "I Love New York" tourism…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2012 - 12:01 pm
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Lana Del Rey Soundtracks Nespresso Ad

The instrumental bed of Lana Del Rey's "Blue Jeans" sits beneath this Nespresso commercial. Behold, the latest entry into Commercial Appeal, non-Siri edition:…
Stereogum | May 29, 2012 - 4:00 pm
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Old Lana Del Rey Keds Commercial Surfaces

For a second, a Keds commercial starring a young, blonde Lana Del Rey lived on YouTube, but it’s been removed thanks to a UMG copyright…
Corban Goble | May 21, 2012 - 6:09 pm
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