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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
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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
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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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More Conan O'Brien stories

Watch Mac DeMarco Narrate His Favorite YouTube Videos For Conan

YouTube is a strange and magical place, a place where Mac DeMarco can find a video to satisfy every one of his extremely specific fetishes.
Peter Helman | May 5, 2016 - 8:28 pm
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Watch Eagles Of Death Metal Introduce Their Line Of Bouncy Houses On Conan

It'll probably be a while before we can really think about Eagles Of Death Metal and laugh, but they're trying. Not long ago, the band…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2016 - 11:21 am
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Watch Sturgill Simpson Sing “Oh Sarah” On Conan

Sturgill Simpson's excellent new album A Sailor's Guide To Earth is a concept record. It's structured as a letter to Simpson's infant son, and there's…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2016 - 8:49 am
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Simpsons Producer Details Rejected Prince Episode Co-Written By Conan O’Brien

All sorts of Prince stories are surfacing in the wake of the Purple One's passing, as seemingly everyone has a memory to share about an…
Peter Helman | April 24, 2016 - 1:18 pm
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Watch Eagles Of Death Metal Play “Silverlake (K.S.O.F.M.)” On Conan

Post-tragedy and post-controversy, Eagles Of Death Metal are back to some kind of normalcy, which last night entailed performing a track from their album Zipper
Chris DeVille | April 15, 2016 - 10:24 am
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Watch Conan O’Brien’s K-Pop Video With The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun

Back in February, Conan O'Brien traveled to Korea with The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun to film another international episode of his late-night show, following his…
Peter Helman | April 10, 2016 - 11:37 am
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Watch Margo Price Turn The “Hands Of Time” On Conan

Nashville singer-songwriter and Artist To Watch Margo Price's debut solo album, Midwest Farmer's Daughter, comes out today on Jack White's Third Man Records, and last…
James Rettig | March 25, 2016 - 9:35 am
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Watch Ty Segall Bring His Insanity To Conan

Whenever Ty Segall has been on TV lately, whether performing on Colbert or on a local Chicago news show, he's been increasingly unhinged and bugged-out.
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2016 - 8:41 am
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Watch BJ The Chicago Kid Croon “Woman’s World” and “Turnin’ Me Up” On Conan

It's finally R&B crooner BJ The Chicago Kid's time to shine, and he's been killing it. After spending close to 10 years on up-and-coming rappers'
Collin Robinson | March 4, 2016 - 11:20 am
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Sacha Baron Cohen Tells An Insane Liam Gallagher Story On Conan

Sacha Baron Cohen's character in his new movie The Brothers Grimsby is modeled partly on Liam Gallagher -- check out the visual resemblance above. Last…
Peter Helman | March 3, 2016 - 6:37 pm
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Watch Parquet Courts Knock Out “Berlin Got Blurry” On Conan

We're nearing the release of Human Performance, the new album from Parquet Courts, the young kings of sardonic New York postpunk. Last night, the pre-release…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2016 - 8:44 am
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Watch Andrew Bird Debut “Capsized” On Conan

Last night, Andrew Bird, the most handsome whistler in all of indie rock, did musical-guest duties on Conan and used the opportunity to debut a…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2016 - 10:06 am
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Watch Conan O’Brien & Grace Potter Play A Qatar-Themed White Stripes Parody

Conan O'Brien traveled to Qatar back in November to entertain American troops stationed overseas. He filmed a special episode of his late-night show at the…
Peter Helman | February 4, 2016 - 8:40 pm
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Watch Purity Ring’s Mystifying Performance Of “Repetition” On Conan

Last night, Conan O'Brien revealed the Bonnaroo lineup on his late-night show, and Purity Ring were there as the requisite band on the festival roster…
James Rettig | January 20, 2016 - 10:10 am
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Watch Beach House’s Blissful “Somewhere Tonight” Conan Performance

Last night, Baltimore spell-weavers Beach House were the musical guests on Conan, and they played "Somewhere Tonight," one of the songs from Thank Your Lucky
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 8:37 am
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Watch Weezer Perform “Thank God For Girls” On Conan

Weezer continues their promotional push for their new single "Thank God For Girls. After a lyric video and an actual video and a Pope-featuring attention-grabbing
James Rettig | December 4, 2015 - 9:47 am
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Watch Elvis Costello Talk Career Embarrassments On Conan

Elvis Costello just published his first memoir Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink, and he's also released a big double-CD set as accompaniment. So that's why…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2015 - 8:49 am

Watch Richard Thompson Perform A New Song & An Old Song On Conan

Richard Thompson can write a tale of wayward romance like no other, and "1952 Vincent Black Lightning" features two of his most well-known, tragic characters.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 20, 2015 - 10:34 am
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Watch Beirut Play A Soothing “So Allowed” On Conan

Last month, Beirut ended a long break between albums when they released the new LP No No No, and they've been on the late-night circuit…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2015 - 9:18 am
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Watch EL VY Bring “Return To The Moon” To Conan

Both the National's Matt Berninger and Menomena's Brent Knopf have graced late-night stages with their own bands in the past, but they've never been on…
James Rettig | October 1, 2015 - 10:18 am
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