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Last week, Against Me! released Transgender Dysphoria Blues, the greatest and most purposeful rock album I'm heard in some time. Last night, the band played the Late Show With David Letterman, giving…   Read Story »
I have no idea how this is even possible, but Arctic Monkeys' collective swagger manages to grow deeper and stronger every time they appear on our computer screens. Last night, the Monkeys were…   Read Story »
It's hard for a DIY band to translate the urgency of its live show to a late-night TV setting, but credit L.A. art punks No Age with doing the best job I've seen any band do in a while. Last night on…   Read Story »
Cults have played their share of late-night shows since we met them, but for reasons I can't quite figure out, they seem more like a Letterman band than a Fallon or Leno one. And last night, they…   Read Story »
Here's something you don't see everyday: Sleigh Bells noisemonger Derek Miller playing acoustic guitar. Last night, Sleigh Bells, in their full-band-plus-horn-section incarnation were on the Late…   Read Story »
The former Czars frontman John Grant went to Iceland to record last year's Pale Green Ghosts, a sneakily powerful album about living with HIV. It flew a bit under the radar, though we did post the…   Read Story »
Washed Out's second album, Paracosm, came out last summer and since then the band (the days of it just being Ernest Greene and a laptop are long past) has been playing festivals and TV shows. They…   Read Story »
Alt-J stopped by Letterman last night to play "Fitzpleasure," a track off their 2012 Mercury Music Prize-winning debut An Awesome Wave. Watch below. An Awesome Wave is out now via Infectious…   Read Story »
Chvrches are one of this year's best new bands -- definitively -- and they proved it once again last night by performing The Bones Of What You Believe track "We Sink" on The Late Show With David…   Read Story »
Last night, Sky Ferreira was David Letterman's musical guest. She wore what I'd have to call an '80s-style new-wave power-suit and belted out the '80s-style new-wave power anthem "You're Not The One"…   Read Story »