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The World Cup starts today, and so it makes sense that Janelle Monáe was on Letterman last night, performing her Pepsi-sponsored, World Cup-themed cover of David Bowie's "Heroes." It can be easy to…   Read Story »
Lana Del Rey was supposed to be the musical guest on last night's episode of the Late Show With David Letterman, but thanks to a last-minute cancellation, Elvis Costello filled in for her. Playing…   Read Story »
Afghan Whigs released their reunion album, Do The Beast, earlier this year, and they played the track "Matamoros" on Letterman last night. The last time the band performed on the show, it was in…   Read Story »
Hacienda's Dante Schwebel leads Spanish Gold, a new band that also features My Morning Jacket's Patrick Hallahan and former Grupo Fantasma member Adrian Quesada. Last month, we debuted their "Out On…   Read Story »
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks released Wig Out At Jagbags on the very first week of 2014, but they just now made it to Letterman. Weird how these promotional cycles work sometimes -- or maybe not that…   Read Story »
Chromeo's White Women is now out and yesterday the Canadian synth-pop duo hit The Late Show in advance of two shows at NYC's Terminal 5. Dave 1 and P-Thugg did their spring jam "Jealous (I Ain't With…   Read Story »
David Letterman doesn't usually make a big deal about his musical guests, even the really famous ones. But last night, he gave actual literal marquee treatment to the Black Keys. The band didn't play…   Read Story »
Somehow, Real Estate made it three albums into their career without once performing on a network late-night talk show. They corrected that oversight last night, when they served as musical guests on…   Read Story »
Last night, on his Late Show, David Letterman announced his impending retirement, and the former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills, randomly enough, was the one who broke the news via Twitter. Mills was…   Read Story »
Tonight, two former R.E.M. members, Mike Mills and Peter Buck, will be on the Late Show With David Letterman. They're backing up the night's musical guest, singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur. Letterman…   Read Story »