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A holographic anime pop star by the name of Hatsune Miku performed on Letterman last night, and it was strange. Developed in Saporro, Japan, Hatsune Miku uses vocaloid software, or singing…   Read Story »
The Foo Fighters' new album Sonic Highways has a grand concept: Eight songs recorded in eight different cities, with guests from each of those cities playing on every song, and an HBO series…   Read Story »
Aretha Franklin was the guest on last night's David Letterman, where she performed her cover of Adele's "Rolling In The Deep" that was released yesterday (which also contains a bit of "Ain't No…   Read Story »
After talking up tonight's Eagles/Jim Dolan concert at Madison Square Garden on yesterday's Late Show, David Letterman asked bandleader Paul Shaffer to play some Eagles music to celebrate. But after…   Read Story »
Here's something I've never seen on a late-night show before: A host who likes the musical guest so much that he forces said guest to play the exact same song a second time, like he was hitting…   Read Story »
"Trainwreck 1979," the first single from Death From Above 1979's seething reunion album The Physical World, is an absolute drooling monster of a song, a piece of music so hard that it's hard to…   Read Story »
It's always a bit weird when bands show up on late-night shows in T-shirts and dirty sneakers while all the other guests dress to impress. That was never going to be a problem with Interpol. Last…   Read Story »
Spoon brought their They Want My Soul tour to the Ed Sullivan Theater last night to perform the excellent "Inside Out" on The Late Show With David Letterman. Britt Daniel took full advantage of…   Read Story »
The British trio Alt-J are a massively successful band with a much-anticipated album about to come out, but for many of us, even those of us in the music press (ahem), it's been entirely possible to…   Read Story »
"Brill Bruisers," the giddy firehose-blast title track from the new New Pornographers album, is about as huge and overwhelming as a power-pop song can possibly be. It's so towering and elaborate, in…   Read Story »