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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

More Conan O'Brien stories

Watch Aimee Mann Play A Lovely String-Laden “Patient Zero” On Conan

Aimee Mann stopped by Conan last night to promote her recent release Mental Illness, a recent Album Of The Week honoree. Backed by a full…
Chris DeVille | August 11, 2017 - 9:33 am

Watch Benjamin Booker Break Out “Right On You” For Conan

Benjamin Booker appeared on Conan last night to perform a song off of his new album Witness. The band launched into "Right On You," and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 9, 2017 - 10:12 am

Watch Mastodon Rip Through “Show Yourself” On Conan

"Show Yourself" might be the most down-the-middle, Foo Fighters-y rocker on Atlanta metal veterans Mastodon's new album Emperor Of Sand, but Mastodon still come off…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2017 - 9:38 am

Watch Mac DeMarco Perform “On The Level” On Conan With Nathan Fielder On Fake Guitar

Mac DeMarco brought his This Old Dog promotional tour to Conan last night. He performed one of the album's finest offerings, the chillwave headtrip "On
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 10:14 am

Judd Apatow Shares A Good Story About Paul McCartney Recoiling Away From Him

After more than a decade of Hollywood-conquering success, Judd Apatow is probably pretty used to famous people being nice to him. He did, after all,…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2017 - 9:44 am

Watch The First Late Night TV Performance Of “Despacito” On Conan

The Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi has been a star in a number of Spanish-speaking countries for since the late '90s. (Fun fact: Fonsi is…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2017 - 8:52 am

Watch alt-J Play “In Cold Blood” On Conan

alt-J have a new album out called Relaxer, and last night they performed single "In Cold Blood" on Conan. The video for the song featured…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 6, 2017 - 10:31 am

Watch Sam Cohen & Danger Mouse Beautifully Cover “House Of The Rising Sun” & “Can’t Help Falling In Love” On Conan

Danger Mouse and Sam Cohen produced Resistance Radio, a companion soundtrack for Amazon's The Man In The High Castle. The show imagines a world in…
Chris DeVille | May 11, 2017 - 9:22 am

Watch The Zombies Play “Time Of The Season” & S-Town Theme “A Rose For Emily” On Conan

Right now, British Invasion psych-rock legends the Zombies are on tour in America. And last night, they were the musical guests on Conan, where they…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2017 - 9:22 am

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
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