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20 Covers Of Radiohead’s “Creep,” Rated

In the never-ending curious case of Radiohead, you have a slew of their most iconic songs out there -- beloved, covered, cited. Songs that have…
Ryan Leas | November 26, 2014 - 2:37 pm

List

The 13 Best Jack White Collaborations

On the heels of Jack White's new album announcement as well as the unveiling of Blunderbuss's first single "Love Interruption," we thought it was time…
Stereogum | February 2, 2012 - 2:45 pm

Listomania

The 12 Best Late Night TV Performances Of 2009

It was a tumultuous year for late night laffs, with Jimmy Fallon joining the fray, Conan taking over Tonight only to find awful Leno sink…
Amrit Singh | December 21, 2009 - 6:48 pm

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Stream Middle Kids’ Self-Titled EP And Watch Their Conan Performance

We first met Middle Kids last summer upon the release of their single "Edge Of Town," a sharp Alternative Nation throwback that soared to remarkable…
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2017 - 11:49 am

Watch Angel Olsen’s Great Conan Performance

Angel Olsen gave us My Woman, one of last year's best albums, and she's also got one of the best live shows going right now.
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2017 - 9:14 am

Watch Janelle Monáe Talk Pompadours, The Super Bowl, Going Into Space On Conan

Right now, Janelle Monáe is in the midst of one of the most successful music-to-acting career transitions in recent memory. Unless we're counting her voice-acting…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2017 - 9:54 am

Watch Foxygen’s Far-Out Conan Performance

Foxygen just returned with their orchestral new album Hang, and they showed up as musical guests on last night's episode of Conan. Performing the loopy,…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2017 - 8:45 am

Watch Drive-By Truckers Play The Poignant, Powerful “Ramon Casiano” On Conan

On their 2016 album American Band, longtime Southern rock warriors Drive-By Truckers did everything they could to address the toxic, divided place that the United…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2017 - 9:19 am

Watch Jimmy Eat World Play A Couple Of Songs On Conan

Last night, emo greats Jimmy Eat World were musical guests on Conan. They were on the show to promote Integrity Blues, their stirring new album.
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2017 - 10:11 am

Watch Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Play “Ordinary World” Solo On Conan

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong isn't anyone's idea of a sensitive singer-songwriter, but he has a pretty good record of going solo-acoustic on us;…
Tom Breihan | December 22, 2016 - 9:47 am

Watch The Pretenders Play “Alone” On Conan

Badass new-wave survivor Chrissie Hynde recently reconvened her band the Pretenders, recording the new album Alone with lead Black Key Dan Auerbach producing. When the…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2016 - 10:52 am

Watch Dinosaur Jr. Blast Through “Goin Down” On Conan

J Mascis is getting awfully comfortable on late-night TV. The night before last, Mascis competed against two full-time stand-up comics on @Midnight, Comedy Central's late…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2016 - 8:44 am

Watch Clipping.’s Great “Air ‘Em Out” Performance On Conan

Typically, experimental noise-rap groups who make sci-fi concept albums don't get a whole lot of play on late-night TV. But when the lead member of…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2016 - 9:56 am

Watch FIDLAR Bash Out “West Coast” On Conan

For the people out there saying that at least punk rock will get better under a Trump presidency: No. Come on. It doesn't work that…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2016 - 8:59 am

Watch Coldplay’s Chris Martin Chat And Sing With Conan O’Brien

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin was a guest on last night's episode of Conan. In addition to performing an acoustic solo rendition of A Head Full
James Rettig | October 28, 2016 - 9:32 am

Watch D.R.A.M. Bring “Broccoli” To Conan With Travis Barker

D.R.A.M. brought his transcendent summer jam "Broccoli" to Conan last night in support of his recent Album Of The Week winner Big Baby D.R.A.M. Although…
Chris DeVille | October 26, 2016 - 9:25 am

Wiz Khalifa Smokes Up Conan O’Brien, Willie Nelson Smokes Up Jimmy Fallon

For whatever reason, this is a boom time for famously stoned musicians getting late-night TV hosts to smoke weed on camera. Conan O'Brien had one…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2016 - 10:31 am

Watch Conan’s Commercial For Apple AirPods

Apple's wireless AirPods headphones have been the butt of many jokes since the company revealed them last week, and now Conan O'Brien has joined the…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2016 - 9:19 am
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