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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 »
Luscious Jackson are back this year with Magic Hour (plus a self-released children's album) and they stopped by Letterman to perform last night. They played the single "Show Us What You Got," and you…   Read Story »
Last night, the teenage New Zealand pop phenom Lorde was the musical guest on Late Night With David Letterman. There, she sang "Team," her follow-up to the world-conquering "Royals," and gave an…   Read Story »