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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 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
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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
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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
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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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Jenny Lewis Sounded Great Last Night, Singing “Just One Of The Guys” On Conan

Last month, the former Rilo Kiley leader Jenny Lewis released a ridiculously strong solo album The Voyager, and its lead-single lament "Just One Of The
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2014 - 9:55 am

Watch Ty Segall Absolutely Destroy On Conan, Playing New Song “Feel”

Later this month, Ty Segall will give the world the sparkling, psychedelic, absolutely kickass new album Manipulator and we've only heard the studio version of…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2014 - 9:10 am
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Watch Tori Amos Play “Wild Way” On Conan

We have a couple of decades of evidence that good things happen when you point TV cameras at Tori Amos; witness, for instance, this video
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2014 - 9:54 am

Watch The Hold Steady Play Conan

Since approximately 2008, Craig Finn's been sounding less and less like the crazy drunk guy accosting you on the street and more and more like…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2014 - 11:17 am
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Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Bring An Incredible “Tacky” Performance To Conan

Great American "Weird Al" Yankovic released his new album Mandatory Fun this week, and he's been blitzing us with new videos since Monday. The first…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2014 - 8:59 am
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Watch Atmosphere Knock Out A Bare-Bones Rendition Of “Kanye West” On Conan

For many years, the long-running Minneapolis duo Atmopshere was one of the most reliable touring groups on the rap internet, though I thought they lost…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2014 - 11:27 am
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Watch The Both Play Conan

Earlier this year, the longtime smart-rock friends Aimee Mann and Ted Leo teamed up to form a duo called the Both and to release an…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2014 - 1:31 pm
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Watch Jack White Talk “Seven Nation Army” And Cell Phones, Perform Lazaretto Songs On Conan

I've been lucky enough to see Jack White and Conan O'Brien in the same room together (I was basically an extra in this video), and…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2014 - 9:07 am
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Watch Bob Mould Play “I Don’t Know You Anymore” On Conan

My favorite song on Bob Mould's excellent new Beauty & Ruin is "I Don't Know You Anymore," which just got a humorous video starring Colin
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2014 - 11:00 am
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Watch Twin Shadow Take “To The Top” To Conan

A few weeks ago, Twin Shadow shared an absolutely incredible new song called "To The Top," a towering mass of triumphant early-'80s-style pop craftsmanship, and…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2014 - 8:47 am
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Watch The Reunited Veruca Salt Play Conan

After a 17-year absence, the short-lived '90s alt-rock greats Veruca Salt got the original lineup back together earlier this year and released the shockingly kickass…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2014 - 8:57 am
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Watch Hamilton Leithauser Play Conan

Hamilton Leithauser, the golden-voiced frontman of the possibly-defunct Walkmen, is about to go solo on Black Hours, the first album he's recorded on his own,…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2014 - 8:50 am
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Watch Kelis Play Conan

Kelis has come a long way since her milkshake was bringing all the boys to the yard. Her new album, Food, is less hip-hop than…
Sam Behrens | May 2, 2014 - 11:23 am

Watch Broken Bells Take “Control” To Conan

Broken Bells are in California and between Coachella weekends, and amazingly enough, Danger Mouse is not using the moment to produce another kinda-flat album for…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2014 - 8:49 am
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Watch MGMT Take “Cool Song No. 2″ To Conan

We are now in the week between Coachella weekends, and that means Southern California is now crawling with bands with relatively open schedules, and at…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2014 - 8:53 am
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