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Sam Smith's whole life is essentially a whirlwind press tour these days, but it's especially so this week in conjunction with the North American release of his debut album In The Lonely Hour.…   Read Story »
Angel Olsen's stormy, Hank Williams-quoting, ultimately triumphant "Hi-Five," from her new album Burn Your Fire For No Witness, is one of my favorite indie rock songs of the year; it's a total…   Read Story »
This week, the Swedish sister act First Aid Kit released their album Stay Gold, a bright interpretation of Americana from two gifted outsiders. And last night, they were on the Late Show With David…   Read Story »
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 »