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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

More Conan O'Brien stories

Watch Pixies Bash Out “Bel Esprit” On Conan

It's weird to think that, years after their long-awaited reunion, a band like Pixies, genuinely venerated underground rock legends, can become simply one more band…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2017 - 10:12 am

Watch A Supremely Mellow Real Estate Play “Darling” On Conan

Last month, Real Estate released their warm, sunny new album In Mind. And last night, they did musical-guest duty on Conan, bringing their hazy, florid,…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2017 - 9:45 am

Watch Car Seat Headrest Play A New Version Of “Unforgiving Girl” On Conan

Judging by his appearance on last night's Conan, Car Seat Headrest mastermind Will Toledo has a truly impressive new pompadour, and he's also got a…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2017 - 9:16 am

Watch King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard Make Their TV Debut On Conan

Right now, we're in that week between Coachella weekends when many of the bands from the festival show up on LA-based late-night talk shows. Gloriously,…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2017 - 8:39 am

Watch Future Islands’ Intense, Dramatic, Amazing Conan Performance

You probably don't need me to tell you this, but Future Islands are one of the great must-see bands out there on the late-night live-performance…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2017 - 9:48 am

Watch Strand Of Oaks Look Like A Lion On Conan

Last month, Timothy Showalter, the Midwestern singer-songwriter behind the band Strand Of Oaks, transformed himself into a full-on rocker for the release of Hard Love,…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2017 - 9:27 am

Watch Hurray For The Riff Raff’s Excellent Conan Performance

Last week, Alynda Segarra released her sixth studio LP as Hurray For The Riff Raff, The Navigator, an assured, compelling work that runs through how…
Pranav Trewn | March 14, 2017 - 3:21 pm

Watch Sinkane Make His Late-Night TV Debut On Conan

Sinkane's been going at it for a long time, but he just made his late-night TV debut yesterday in support of his new album, Life
James Rettig | March 7, 2017 - 9:52 am

Premiere

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
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