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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Watch A Slick-Looking Beck Croon “Waking Light” On Conan

Just a little more than a month ago, Beck was a musical guest on Conan; he'd come through to cover George Harrison's solo song "Wah-Wah"…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2014 - 9:15 am

Watch The New Pornographers Play Conan

The New Pornographers were the musical guests on Conan last night. They performed Brill Bruisers single "Dancehall Dominae," which they recently put out a great
James Rettig | October 17, 2014 - 9:13 am

Watch Ryan Adams Sing A Stripped-Down, Haunting “My Wrecking Ball” On Conan

Ryan Adams has been touring with a full band lately, and nobody has been complaining. But the man does some of his best work when…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2014 - 9:32 am

Watch Brian Wilson, Weird Al, Brandon Flowers, Conan O’Brien, & More Cover George Harrison At George Fest

Last night, an all-star cast of artists piled into L.A.'s Fonda Theatre to pay tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The event, George Fest,…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2014 - 9:22 am

Watch Tweedy’s Star-Studded “Low Key” Video, Directed By Nick Offerman

Here's an incomplete list of famous people who appear in Tweedy's new video for "Low Key," a song from their new album Sukierae: Michael Shannon,…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2014 - 11:56 am

Watch Norah Jones Cover George Harrison On Conan

George Harrison Week on Conan is coming to an end today, and all week, people like Beck and Paul Simon have stopped by the show…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2014 - 10:51 am

Watch Paul Simon Cover “Here Comes The Sun” And Remember George Harrison On Conan

After Beck's performance of "Wah-Wah" last night, Conan continued the George Harrison tribute week with Paul Simon doing "Here Comes The Sun." Simon performed the…
James Rettig | September 23, 2014 - 10:34 pm

Watch Beck Kick Off Conan’s George Harrison Week

Conan's George Harrison tribute week kicked off tonight and the first musical guest was Beck, who performed "Wah-Wah" from Harrison's 1970 triple album All Things
James Rettig | September 22, 2014 - 10:03 pm

Watch Tegan And Sara Play Conan With An Adorable Kids’ Choir

Tegan And Sara's ascent to genuine pop stardom has been one of the most feelgood stories in music in the past few years, partly because…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2014 - 10:51 am

Watch Conan Spoof Apple’s U2 Removal Service

People are still mad about the way Apple handled the delivery of U2's surprise new album Songs Of Innoncence, which makes it ripe for parody.
James Rettig | September 19, 2014 - 9:08 am

Conan Plans George Harrison Tribute Week With Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison

It seems September has become the month of George Harrison. In the next couple weeks we’ll witness the release of a massive retrospective box set…
Miles Bowe | September 15, 2014 - 4:26 pm

Watch Awesome Performances From The Simpsons Take The Bowl By Weird Al, Conan O’Brien, & The Los Angeles Gay Men’s Chorus

The Simpsons took over the Hollywood Bowl last night to celebrate their 25th anniversary and highlight some of the show's best musical moments. Weird Al…
James Rettig | September 13, 2014 - 11:43 am

Watch Sturgill Simpson Make A Fan Out Of Conan O’Brien

One of 2014's great under-the-radar critical favorites has been Metamodern Sounds In Country Music, a collection of beautifully weathered old-school country from the Kentucky singer-songwriter…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2014 - 10:07 am

Watch Alt-J Work Up A Serious Groove On Conan

When British trio Alt-J played "Left Hand Free," the blooz-rocking half-joke from their new album This Is All Yours on Letterman last week, they looked…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2014 - 10:53 am
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