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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


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


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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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

Watch Wolf Parade Bring Their Reunion To Conan

Earlier this year, Canadian indie rock greats Wolf Parade got back together and released a new EP called EP 4, their first new music since…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2016 - 9:18 am

Watch Blood Orange’s Expressive, Powerful Conan Performance

It's amazing that Blood Orange doesn't appear on late-night TV more often. There are very few musicians out there, in the indie sphere or outside…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2016 - 8:46 am

Watch Autolux Rip Through “Brainwasher” On Conan

LA trio Autolux brought their slick, futuristic, multi-genre blend to Conan last night. They performed the groovy, rhythmic assault that is "Brainwasher" off of their…
Collin Robinson | July 27, 2016 - 10:21 am

Watch 50 Cent Audition For Young Han Solo On Conan

When they were casting the role of young Han Solo for their upcoming Star Wars spin-off movie, directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller saw over…
Peter Helman | July 24, 2016 - 5:29 pm

Watch Margaret Glaspy Make Her TV Debut On Conan

Last month, the New York blues-rocker Margaret Glaspy released the impressive, assured debut album Emotions And Math. And last night, she gave her first-ever televised…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2016 - 9:41 am

Watch M. Ward Play “Time Won’t Wait” On Conan

On Sunday night, M. Ward opened for Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson at the Hollywood Bowl, and he made a big night of it, reuniting
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2016 - 9:51 am

Watch Twin Peaks Triumphantly Choogle On Conan

Band To Watch graduates Twin Peaks have become some of the most reliable forces on the rock 'n' roll touring circuit, and they showed off…
Chris DeVille | June 24, 2016 - 9:18 am

Watch Unknown Mortal Orchestra Cover Grateful Dead’s “Shakedown Street” On Conan

A whole army of indie bands took part in Day Of The Dead, the National's triple-disc Grateful Dead tribute compilation that came out last week.
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2016 - 9:57 am

Watch The Kills, Well, Kill “Heart Of A Dog” On Conan

The Kills just dropped their fifth album Ash & Ice. It's excellent. One of the standout tracks was their second single "Heart Of The Dog."
Collin Robinson | June 7, 2016 - 10:24 am

Zooey Deschanel Says Prince Nixed Kardashians From New Girl

One of Prince's rare TV appearances was playing himself on a 2014 episode of New Girl (which FOX re-aired shortly after his death last month),…
James Rettig | May 10, 2016 - 11:16 am

Watch An Overwhelmed Kevin Gates Do “2 Phones” & “Really Really” On Conan

Fun fact: Before Drake came though and crushed everyone, Kevin Gates' messy and uncompromising Islah was 2016's best-selling rap album. The man has become a…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2016 - 9:46 am

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

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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