Barack Obama

New Bruce Springsteen – “Working On A Dream” (Live In Ohio)

Last week Bruce Springsteen got in the Halloween spirit and spent "A Night With The Jersey Devil." Yesterday, feeling election day inch closer, he spent…
Brandon Stosuy | November 3, 2008 - 11:39 am
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Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel Duet For Obama

Last night NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom hosted a "Change Rocks" fundraiser for Obama, featuring Class of '99 Rock Hall inductees the Boss and the Piano Man.
Scott Lapatine | October 17, 2008 - 11:09 am
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Duran Duran’s John Taylor Breaks His Legendary Silence On The 2008 Presidential Election

From will.i.am to Dave Stewart to Boy George, Barack Obama has inspired some pretty horrible songs. Often from British people. Case in point: John Taylor…
Brandon Stosuy | October 17, 2008 - 9:50 am

CBS Censors No Age’s Obama Shirt

Last night -- after watching the debates, coincidentally -- we received an email from No Age guitarist Randy Randall, who wanted talk about something that…
Brandon Stosuy | October 8, 2008 - 8:51 am
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Bruce Springsteen Stumps And Strums For Obama In The Streets Of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania wasn't the only battleground state the Boss visited this weekend in service of his chosen candidate (he also hit Columbus, OH on Sunday), but…
Amrit Singh | October 6, 2008 - 2:35 pm
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Stereogum x Neighborhoodies Think Ups T-Shirt #1

It's been awhile since we dressed you guys. Lucky for you shirtless folks, Neighborhoodies approached us about designing some new swag as part of their…
Scott Lapatine | September 8, 2008 - 2:30 pm
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The National Team Up With Obama To Bring “Signs Of Hope & Change”

The National's "Fake Empire" can be read as either political or romantic (or a Late Night stunner). It's mostly the former in an almost three-minute…
Brandon Stosuy | September 3, 2008 - 4:17 pm
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Dead To Tour, Support Obama

The first Deadheads For Obama show took place at the Warfield in San Francisco before the California Democratic Primary. Adding another set of voices to…
Brandon Stosuy | September 2, 2008 - 10:18 am
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Potential Radiohead Vs. Obama Showdown Tonight

Barack might have some competition for eyeballs this evening. Facts: The DNC caps off tonight at Mile High with Obama's speech commemorating his nomination as…
Amrit Singh | August 28, 2008 - 3:09 pm
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Dave Stewart’s Terrible New Obama Song

I'm not very good at PhotoShop: That screen grab of Perez Hilton is real. If that wasn't bad enough, Eurythmics dude Dave Stewart also requested…
Brandon Stosuy | August 25, 2008 - 11:53 am
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Introducing The Barack Roll

A hot meme was born late last week. Hot memes are born late every week, but this one's Obamasistible, combining the ubiquitous Rick Roll with…
Brandon Stosuy | August 11, 2008 - 9:04 am
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Choosing Presidential Running Mates (If The Candidates Were Bands, And You Were A Concert Booker)

You've stridently opined regarding what's rocking Obama's iPod. What about weightier issues, like, who should be rounding out his or McCain's ticket? It's still early…
Amrit Singh | June 26, 2008 - 11:54 am
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Obama’s iPod Loves Him Back

Another sign that Barack Obama is cooler than you: His iPod endorses him for president. (A good chunk of it, anyway.) The AP previews the…
Amrit Singh | June 25, 2008 - 10:58 am
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The Great Detroit Octane Perform On Conan

Sometimes I think Barack Obama's true calling has been to inspire "Barack Obama-sistible!." I saw them live at UCB -- it was 120 seconds of…
Amrit Singh | June 18, 2008 - 10:24 am

Arcade Fire & Superchunk Rock For Obama In North Carolina

We already knew Win was all about Obama, but now Merge house band Superchunk's also thrown their Barack support into the ring (sorry Britt, maybe
Brandon Stosuy | May 2, 2008 - 12:07 pm
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Barack Obama Is Barack Obama-sistible!

Detroit Octane, aka writer, actor, and Adult Swim-er Jon Glaser and friends, have penned a ridiculously catchy (and just ridiculous) campaign tune for Barack Obama…
Brandon Stosuy | March 19, 2008 - 12:33 pm
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Arcade Fire Cover Bowie, Lennon At Cleveland Barack Rock Stop

There's a great point here to be made for future political campaigns: If you're going to have a band perform some 11th hour concerts in…
Amrit Singh | March 4, 2008 - 3:10 pm
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Arcade Fire Cover Sam Cooke For Obama

While SNL offered over its airwaves in aid of Hillary Clinton's attempt to woo the hip 'youths at home watching TV on a Saturday night'
Amrit Singh | March 3, 2008 - 2:06 pm
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Arcade Fire Playing Free Shows For Barack Obama

Early on and before most of indie rock had started showing their stripes as Obamaniacs this Democratic primary season, Win Butler took to the internet
Amrit Singh | February 29, 2008 - 9:37 pm
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