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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 little to nothing to do with them now, whether they’re off The Bends or even something like “No Surprises.” First and foremost of those, of course, is “Creep,” from their… More »

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 to revisit the hits — not the literal ones, unfortunately — of White’s wide-reaching, strange and prolific career so far. So, here’s 13 of Jack White’s most memorable collaborations. Sorry… More »

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 the NBC ship at 10PM, and Letterman enjoying career-high ratings despite (or because of?) a sex scandal. It was, however, a solid year for late night music booking. We regularly… More »

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Watch WATERS Make Their Energetic Late-Night TV Debut On Conan

The former Port O'Brien frontman Van Pierszalowski now leads the California power-pop band WATERS, and their new album What's Real is set to drop next…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2015 - 9:46 am

Watch Mac DeMarco Breeze Through “Let Her Go” On Conan

Mac DeMarco brought his goofy antics and trademark toothy grin to last night's episode of Conan. He performed a high-energy rendition of his breezy Salad
James Rettig | March 31, 2015 - 8:24 am
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Watch Tweedy Knock Out “World Away” On Conan

Tweedy started out looking like a sweet little lark of a side project, a veteran easygoing rock star starting a band with his son. But…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2015 - 9:35 am
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Watch Purity Ring And Their Glowing Crystals Play Conan

A couple of weeks ago, Purity Ring played Late Night With Seth Meyers and gave the world a glimpse of their new blinky-lights setup, which…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2015 - 8:56 am
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Watch Tobias Jesso Jr. Play Conan With A Huge String Section & Danielle Haim

The Vancouver singer-songwriter Tobias Jesso Jr. drops his debut album Goon today, and his big Cinderella story marched on last night. A couple of week…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2015 - 9:06 am
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Watch Rae Sremmurd Bring Ridiculous Catchiness, Constant Motion To Conan

This will not be an issue for many other people, but it is hard as hell to get a screengrab of Rae Sremmurd's performance o…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2015 - 8:55 am
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Watch Belle & Sebastian Bring The Charm On Conan

Back when many of us first fell in love with them, Belle And Sebastian live shows were rare and magical things, like unicorn sightings. And…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2015 - 8:50 am
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Watch Sleater-Kinney Blaze Through “Surface Envy” On Conan

Sleater-Kinney haven't yet started their first tour since getting back together, but they've already played two late-night talk shows. Last night, Carrie Brownstein led them…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2015 - 7:20 am
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Watch Run The Jewels Blaze Through “Lie, Cheat, Steal” On Conan

Goddam, what a great night for music on late-night TV last night was. We already posted the glorious vision that was the reactivated Sleater-Kinney on
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2015 - 8:36 am
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Watch King Tuff Rock Ridiculous Winter Clothes On Conan

Conan O'Brien, with his pompadour and his longtime Jack White homeboy status, has always come across as something of a garage rock head. So I…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2014 - 9:01 am
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Watch Interpol Perform “My Desire” On Conan

Still lightly frostbitten from their brief affair with a Buffalo snowstorm, Interpol made an appearance on Conan last night to perform El Pintor track "My…
James Rettig | December 16, 2014 - 9:22 am

Watch tUnE-yArDs Kill It On Conan

For tUnE-yArDs, "Water Fountain" isn't just the stickiest song from the 2014 album Nikki Nack. It's also the name of Merrill Garbus' group's new nonprofit…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2014 - 8:43 am
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Watch The Decemberists Perform “Make You Better” On Conan

The Decemberists stopped by Conan last night to perform "Make You Better," the lead single from their forthcoming new album What A Terrible World, What
James Rettig | December 4, 2014 - 8:31 am

Watch Real Estate Play A Lovely Version Of “Crime” On Conan

Real Estate's remarkably pleasant album Atlas is something like eight months old now. But that thing has legs, and it makes sense that they're still…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2014 - 9:36 am
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Watch Sylvan Esso Light Up Conan With “Coffee” And “Hey Mami”

Sylvan Esso were the musical guest on last night's episode of Conan. The duo's airy and tip-toeing synth arrangements were a good fit for the…
James Rettig | November 14, 2014 - 8:29 am
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Watch First Aid Kit Play “Stay Gold” On Conan

First Aid Kit came all the way from Sweden to bring their brand of blustery folk-pop to Conan last night. They performed the title track…
James Rettig | November 12, 2014 - 11:46 am
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Watch The Flaming Lips And Miley Cyrus Perform The Beatles’ “A Day In The Life” On Conan

The Flaming Lips are making the late-night rounds for their new Sgt. Pepper's tribute album, With A Little Help From My Fwends. They did "With…
James Rettig | November 6, 2014 - 8:32 pm
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Watch Bleachers Play Conan With Lil’ Bleachers

Bleachers played "Rollercoaster" from their debut album, Strange Desire, on last night's Conan, and they brought out a bunch of little kids (Lil Bleachers!) that…
James Rettig | November 6, 2014 - 6:34 pm
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Watch The War On Drugs Play Their Beer Commercial Lead Guitar Shit On Conan

Right now, the War On Drugs are embroiled in the bitterest alt-rock blood feud since Pavement/Smashing Pumpkins. (Somehow, though, both the War On Drugs and…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2014 - 9:23 am
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