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Watch Nile Rodgers & Chic Get Disco-Euphoric On Kimmel

Nile Rodgers' band Chic is a disco institution, and they were all over the nostalgia-tour circuit for years before their recent Daft Punk-spurred comeback. Last night, they were musical guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and you should not be surprised to learn that they brought it onstage. On the show proper, they played the euphoric… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 15, 2015 - 9:20 am

Chic – “I’ll Be There” Video (Feat. Karlie Kloss)

UPDATE: The Inez & Vinoodh-directed video for "I'll Be There" stars supermodel Karlie Kloss watching old footage of Chic and grinding in her apartment. You can watch it below. It's been 23 years since disco legends Chic last released an album. But now that band mastermind Nile Rodgers has been busy with songs like Daft… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 20, 2015 - 9:39 am

Daft Punk Made A Video For The New Chic Record

Since Nile Rodgers guested on Daft Punk's massive hit "Get Lucky," it makes sense that they'd return the favor. After announcing It's About Time, the first new Chic album in 23 years via Twitter, he's begun teasing a video that Daft Punk made to accompany the record… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 21, 2015 - 5:34 pm

Chic’s First Album In 23 Years Is Coming This Summer

Disco legends and perpetual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame bridesmaids Chic have been enjoying something of a resurgence lately, as frontman and resident genius Nile Rodgers' appearance on Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" has led to all sorts of collaborations in the dance-music world. And now his group, which spent years on the nostalgia-tour circuit,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 2, 2015 - 9:50 am

Jan Lankisch & Nicholas Krgovich – “At Last I Am Free” (Chic Cover)

Jan Lankisch and Nicholas Krgovich have teamed up for a cover of "At Last I Am Free," the 1970s disco-soul song from Chic that was famously covered by Robert Wyatt on his 1982 compilation album Nothing Can Stop Us. Wyatt graces the cover art for Lankisch and Krgovich's version, which is a dusty take o… More »

By: James Rettig / December 24, 2014 - 9:24 am

Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, Green Day Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Nominees

Once a year, around this time, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a whole new class of inductees who might be inducted into the Hall. Every year, we get one or two nominees who are eligible for the first time, since the Hall only inducts artists 25 years after their first record came… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 9, 2014 - 9:27 am

Watch Bono & The Edge Cover “Get Lucky”

Cold Monday mornings aren't easy for any of us, and sometimes you need to treat yourself to the spectacle of Bono singing a drunk-wedding-singer rendition of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Fortunately, we've got your hookup this morning. On Saturday, the charity (RED) raised a shit-ton of money for African relief efforts by holding an auctio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 25, 2013 - 8:52 am

Nirvana, Replacements Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced 16 acts eligible for induction in 2014: Nirvana, Kiss, the Replacements, Hall And Oates, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Deep Purple, Peter Gabriel, LL Cool J, N.W.A., Link Wray, the Meters, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, Yes, and the Zombies. In order to be eligible, it… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 15, 2013 - 11:23 pm

The 10 Best Things At Outside Lands 2013

Between music, comedy, food, and artwork, Outside Lands really is one of the more interesting American summer festivals. You checked out our coverage and photos from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and now we have The 10 Best Things we experienced at the festival, music-related or otherwise. Check out the countdown here. More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 12, 2013 - 5:41 pm

Outside Lands 2013 Friday: Paul McCartney, The National, Chromatics, & More

Yesterday Outside Lands '13 kicked off in San Francisco, and there's already been a ton of memorable moments, from food to comedy to many great sets. The first real highlight of the day was the Men. They've quickly evolved into such a diverse sounding band in just a few years, and played a nice, rough… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 10, 2013 - 3:17 pm

Public Enemy, Rush, N.W.A. Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Earlier today, Rolling Stone announced that Albert King, Chic, Deep Purple, Donna Summer, Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes, the Meters, N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Procul Harum, Public Enemy, Randy Newman and Rush have been nominated to enter the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2013. This year will be… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 4, 2012 - 8:54 am

Rock Hall 2011 Nominees Announced, Sorry Duran Duran

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced its 2011 Nominees and Alice Cooper, Donovan, Dr. John, and Neil Diamond are first time nominees. As are Bon Jovi, who get to leave our perpetual bridesmaids list. The other 2011 nominees: Beastie Boys, Chic, J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, Darlene Love, Laura Nyro, Donna Summer,… More »

By: brandon / September 28, 2010 - 1:48 pm

Rock Hall Nominates Metallica, Run-D.M.C., Stooges

The 2009 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame nominees were announced this morning, and again prog get no respect. However, cheers to The Stooges for finally getting the nod (Iggy Pop's Madonna tribute put him in the Hall's good graces) along with Metallica, who we haven't heard from in a while. Also nominated: Jeff Beck,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 22, 2008 - 4:32 pm