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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 Lee Ranaldo And The Dust Play Conan

In the Thurston Moore/Kim Gordon breakup, neither one got custody of Lee Ranaldo or Steve Shelly. Instead, Ranaldo and Shelly, the two former Sonic Youth…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2013 - 9:24 am

7 Days Of Funk – “Hit Da Pavement” Video + Conan Performance

Today marks the release of 7 Days Of Funk, the album-length collaboration between Snoop Dogg (aka Snoopzilla) and DâM-FunK, and there are plenty of ways…
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2013 - 11:30 am

Watch Jessie Ware Play Conan

It can be a real treat to see an artist play a late-night show and do a version of her song that's radically different from…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2013 - 9:56 am

Watch M.I.A. Play Conan

No one on the corner has swagger like Conan O'Brien. Actually, that's not even remotely true. Everyone on the corner has exponentially more swagger than…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2013 - 8:48 am

Watch Johnny Marr Play Conan

He might not have an autobiography out there igniting internet discussion, but former Smiths guitar wizard Johnny Marr is still out there, bringing gooily moody…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2013 - 8:37 am

Watch King Krule Play Conan

Last night, Conan O'Brien welcomed a fellow redhead beanpole to his stage: The mercurial London youngster King Krule. Krule had made his late-night TV debut
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2013 - 9:02 am

Watch Queens Of The Stone Age Play Conan

Obviously, if you're going to pick any one day to listen to a song called "The Vampyr Of Time And Memory," it's going to be…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2013 - 11:12 am

Watch Okkervil River Play Conan

Conan O'Brien and Will Sheff, frontman for Austin rockers Okkervil River, are two men with New England roots who seem like they've read a few…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2013 - 11:53 am

Watch Moby Play Conan

Moby took to Conan last night to perform "The Perfect Life" off his latest album Innocents, which is out today. While Wayne Coyne doesn't lend…
James Rettig | October 1, 2013 - 11:16 am

Watch Wavves Debut “Nine Is God” On Conan

Historically, the in-game radio stations have always been the best reason to play the Grand Theft Auto games; driving around and blowing stuff up is…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2013 - 10:29 am

Watch Local Natives Play Conan

Local Natives were the musical guest on last night's episode of Conan. The band performed Hummingbird cut "Ceilings" against a starry backdrop. Check it out…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 11, 2013 - 10:57 am

Watch The National Play Conan

The night before last, the National played on the big outdoor stage at Jimmy Kimmel Live, and one of the two songs they played was…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2013 - 10:36 am

Watch Franz Ferdinand Play Conan

Merely typing this takes me back about nine years: Franz Ferdinand were Conan O'Brien's musical guests last night. They played a rough, trebly version of…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2013 - 8:47 am

Watch Mikal Cronin Play Conan

Last night, Mikal Cronin served as musical guest on Conan. That means Cronin is now a big enough deal to command late-night airtime, which is…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2013 - 8:44 am

Watch She & Him Play Conan

On last night's episode of Conan, the twee trad-pop megastars She & Him served as musical guests, bringing a supporting cast that looked nothing like…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2013 - 10:33 am

Watch Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Play Conan

On last night's episode of Conan, the goofy Michigan new wavers Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. came through, bringing a set of lit-up letters and a…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2013 - 9:41 am

Watch Divine Fits Play Conan

The Janus-faced indie-rock juggernaut Divine Fits are a wiry beast in a live setting, largely because they have an abundance of indie rock's most wiry…
Amrit Singh | June 5, 2013 - 9:35 am

Watch Iron And Wine Play Conan

When Sam Beam visited Conan as the show's musical guest last night, he brought plenty of help with him. In this case, Beam's Iron And…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2013 - 10:50 am

Watch ALT-J Play Conan

Last weekend, Brit-rock up-and-comers ALT-J made their Coachella debut. And last night, they came through Conan to do musical-guest duty, playing an especially muttery rendition…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2013 - 9:31 am

Watch Frightened Rabbit Play Conan

On last night's episode of Conan, the Scottish band Frightened Rabbit did musical-guest duty, playing their sad-bastard anthem "The Woodpile" about as hard as a…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2013 - 11:43 am
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