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So this was a ridiculously great week for videos — great enough, even, that G-Dragon released yet another perfectly absurd slice of cartoonish awesomeness, one that would’ve topped the list either of the past two weeks, and I didn’t even list it. I can’t lie; it hurts a part of my soul that I’ve listed… More »

I’ve had a soft spot for Aimee Mann ever since I was a wee nerd. It might have something to do with the fact that “Voices Carry” was one of the first 45’s I ever owned (alongside Olivia Newton-John’s “Heart Attack”) or it might simply be because Aimee Mann has consistently written great songs. And… More »

This week saw a serious abundance of straight-up fun, ridiculous videos — four-minute blasts of joy that didn’t take themselves the tiniest bit seriously. I’ll take that over a bunch of serious art videos that want to push the form forward. Hype Williams and Kanye West’s seizure-inducing tremorfest had nothing on any of the five… More »

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Watch Aimee Mann & Ted Leo Sing About Lincoln Chafee On Conan

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo made an appearance on Conan to present the world with a song that they wrote in support of the former…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 21, 2015 - 11:20 am

The Both – “Nothing Left To Do (Let’s Make This Christmas Blue)”

The holidays are right around the corner, which means musicians are getting ready to drop some serious winter tunes on us. Yesterday, we heard Karen…
James Rettig | November 12, 2014 - 11:08 am

Watch The Both Bring The Hooks To Seth Meyers

The Both, the still-fresh duo of Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, released a pretty great self-titled album of spirited, assured power-pop earlier this year. And…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2014 - 10:47 am

The Both – “Volunteers Of America” Video

Earlier this year, alt-rock lifer buddies Aimee Mann and Ted Leo teamed up to form a new duo called the Both and to release a…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2014 - 2:34 pm

Watch Nicki Minaj And Aimee Mann As Gem Fusions (?!) On Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe

Cartoon Network's Steven Universe is a weird show, created by a former writer for Adventure Time. The two shows share a lot of the same…
James Rettig | July 27, 2014 - 2:17 pm

Watch The Both Play Conan

Earlier this year, the longtime smart-rock friends Aimee Mann and Ted Leo teamed up to form a duo called the Both and to release an…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2014 - 1:31 pm

Watch Aimee Mann & Ted Leo Play A Medley Of TV Theme Songs

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo are individually great, funny, intelligent musicians, and their myriad charms are multiplied exponentially when they're performing together as the Both.
Michael Nelson | May 20, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Watch The Both Play The Tonight Show

Recently, power-pop superfriends Aimee Mann and Ted Leo teamed up to form a duo called the Both, and they released their self-titled debut album. Last…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2014 - 12:35 pm

The Both – “Milwaukee” Video

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo recently joined forces to form the grown-folks power-pop super-duo the Both, and they'll release their endlessly catchy and spirited self-titled
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2014 - 12:27 pm

Stream The Both The Both

Earlier this year we got word that Ted Leo and Aimee Mann's duo project, the Both, would finally materialize with an actual album. They shared…
Miles Bowe | April 7, 2014 - 12:15 pm

Hear Tegan And Sara, Carrie Brownstein, Katie Crutchfield, Dee Dee Penny, And More Sing A Feminist Theme For Rookie

Over the past few years, Rookie has become a pillar of feminist discussion on the internet so it makes sense they would be the ones…
James Rettig | January 31, 2014 - 5:44 pm

The Both – “Milwaukee”

We learned a while ago that old friends and past tourmates Aimee Mann and Ted Leo had teamed up to form a new duo called…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2014 - 10:19 am

Watch Media Coach Janessa Slater Interview Aimee Mann And Ted Leo

Saturday Night Live cast member Vanessa Bayer has a new video series called Sound Advice in which she plays Janessa Slater, a "media coach" for…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2013 - 9:33 am

J Mascis & Sharon Van Etten – “Prisoners” Video

J Mascis and Sharon Van Etten put a cover out of John Denver's "Prisoner" this year, and it now comes with this excellent Funny Or…
Miles Bowe | October 8, 2013 - 12:49 pm

Watch Fred Armisen’s SNL Farewell With Carrie Brownstein, Kim Gordon, J Mascis, Aimee Mann

It seems Fred Armisen is leaving Saturday Night Live. In addition to two epic Kanye West performances, last night's episode featured a super-group of indie…
Liz Pelly | May 19, 2013 - 11:55 am

Photos: Aimee Mann, Ted Leo @ Webster Hall, NYC 4/20/13

Aimee Mann played to a sold-out crowd on Saturday night at NYC’s Webster Hall. She and opener Ted Leo recently joined forces and started musical…
Stereogum | April 22, 2013 - 12:59 pm

Watch Long-Lost Postal Service Audition Footage

The Postal Service has never exactly been a wellspring of comedy, but they did have the good sense to recruit Tom Scharpling, who is extremely…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2013 - 11:44 am

Hear Aimee Mann On Marc Maron’s WTF

Aimee Mann has long embraced the humorous side of indie. She teamed with emerging comedic talents like Patton Oswalt and David Cross on an Acoustic…
Scott Lapatine | February 21, 2013 - 10:54 am

Watch Ben Gibbard, Ted Leo, Aimee Mann & Jon Wurster Play Colbert

Last night, Ben "Bucket Of Laughs" Gibbard served as the latest in a long line of musicians to sit for interviews with Stephen Colbert, and…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2013 - 9:52 am

Watch Aimee Mann & James Mercer on Kimmel

On last night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Aimee Mann served as musical guest, and she didn't come alone. She and Shins frontman James Mercer…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2012 - 8:54 am
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