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Dave Matthews Band – “Gaucho”

Here’s a new socially conscious tune complete with kids’ chorus from Dave Matthews Band called “Gaucho,” played for the first time tonight at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Texas, and slated to appear on the band’s forthcoming Steve Lillywhite-produced fall LP. The song’s now been released as a free download to members of the DMB… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / May 19, 2012 - 2:44 am

Obama & The Roots Slow Jam The News, Dave Matthews Premieres “Mercy” On Fallon

Last night, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon played host to the one guest who might potentially be more exciting than another Jawbox reunion: Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America. And Obama participated in a running Fallon sketch that might’ve been created expressly for him: Slow Jammin’ the News. The sketch allowed… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 25, 2012 - 8:59 am

Watch Ezra Koenig’s Passionate Cover Of Dave Matthews’ “Crash”

Looks like “Crash” is going to be a significant influence on future Vampire Weekend material as soon as Ezra can figure out the chords. He recently posted this to YouTube with the comment “fuk the haters.”… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 14, 2011 - 12:01 pm

Hope For Haiti Now, Buy “Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)”

A misleading post title, because of course we are all hoping for Haiti, and have been, day and night since a catastrophic earthquake decimated an already destitute society. We know our place in the order of things — you should be going to your legit news site of choice regularly these days; Stereogum’s here for… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 22, 2010 - 4:51 pm

We Got The Tweet: The Week’s 50 Best Rock Star Twitters

Microblogging service Twitter has signed up countless celebrities in recent months, and among them are some of our favorite musical artists: Trent Reznor! Colin Meloy! Ed Droste! Diddy! Stereogum Tweets too! But who can keep up with all that lunch eating? Most of us only have eight hours a day with which to procrastinate i… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 23, 2009 - 9:26 pm

The Trailer For Liz Phair’s Film About Guyville

If the bonus tracks, the new liner notes, or your general love for early ’90s nostalgia aren’t enough for you to put down for the 15th Anniversary re-release of Exile In Guyville, maybe an hour’s worth of Liz talking to cool guys about Guyville on location in studios and rooms with bongs will do it. More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 17, 2008 - 10:10 am

Willie Nelson Covers Dave Matthews

These days find Willie keeping one eye on the IRS, and the other on the crop of younger singer-songwriters out there. We heard him somewhat forgettably duet with Ryan a little while back, but here he’s looking to the works of Farm Aid pal and actor extraordinare Dave Matthews. The man of the eponymous Band… More »

By: Stereogum / January 7, 2008 - 10:47 am

New Dave Matthews Video – “Eh Hee”

Maybe it’s remnant guilt from playing that $15,000-a-head concert series, ’cause Dave’s in the mood for giving. And so Mr. Matthews of “you loved him high school but now he’s totally not cool” fame offers up a free download of the vid for “Eh Hee,” a stand-alone single Dave put together in the studio by… More »

By: Stereogum / September 4, 2007 - 11:50 am

Dave Matthews Unveils New Song At $15,000 Concert, We Remain Unconvinced Ticket Was Worth It

Recent Starbucks signee Dave Matthews teamed up with well-traveled fret-master Tim Reynolds this past Saturday as part of the East Hampton “Social” series. As you recall, the high-cost concert events launched with Prince on July 21st and then head into decidedly less sexy territory with our man Billy Joel, James Taylor, and Tom Petty. Well,… More »

By: Stereogum / August 1, 2007 - 2:05 pm

Dave Matthews Pens “Fly” For JOSHUA, Continues With The Creepiness

New tune from Dave on this soundtrack-news Wednesday, written for the forthcoming Sam Rockwell psycho thriller JOSHUA (the all caps makes it SCARIER!). IMDB has the plot…The arrival of a newborn girl causes the gradual disintegration of the Cairn family; particularly for 9-year-old Joshua (Kogan), an eccentric boy whose proper upbringing and refined tastes both… More »

By: Stereogum / July 18, 2007 - 12:36 pm

Dave Matthews Cameo In House, In Your House

Hey homebodies, don’t forget to tune in to FOX tonight for a very special episode of House, in which watch Dave Matthews plays an idiot savant. This is exciting because it’s the first time Dave Matthews has ever acted! What? Second? Alright, still it should be amusing. You can pre-game with some Dave interview cli… More »

By: Stereogum / March 6, 2007 - 7:58 pm

Crash Into House

Hugh Laurie’s set to get a new patient with whom to play House in a few weeks. Variety reports:In the episode, set to air in March, [Dave] Matthews will play a savant who was hit by a bus when he was 10. The accident impacted his mental development, but suddenly gave him the ability to… More »

By: Stereogum / January 7, 2007 - 2:03 pm

Dave Matthews Needs Your Help

When he’s not shitting on architecture in Chicago fans, Dave Matthews is thinking of ways to connect with his audience. So, lest DMB botch their Greatest Hits (a la Oasis), the jam band’s asking fans to select the studio and live tracks that should appear on a Best Of comp. They’ve qualified the request with… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 8, 2006 - 11:02 am

Julia Roberts Is Dave Matthews’ “Dreamgirl”

Best video romance between doofus rocker and Oscar winner since the Durst/Berry nookie of ’03. Fingers crossed for Swank on Mraz action in ’07.

“Dreamgirl” premieres on VH1 Wed night. More »

By: Stereogum / August 15, 2005 - 3:01 pm

Bouncing Round The ‘Roo

Didja miss me? I tried to see as many Bonnaroo bands as possible. It’s hard ’cause they all play at the same time. Fortunately I ran into my friend Stacey who lemme hitch a ride on her golf cart a few times. The “flash floods” heading to Manchester never materialized, and Sunday wa… More »

By: Stereogum / June 14, 2005 - 1:18 pm