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Watch The New Basement Tapes Play “Kansas City” On Ellen

The New Basement Tapes -- the supergroup made up of Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, Marcus Mumford, Dawes' Taylor Goldsmith, and Carolina Chocolate Drops' Rhiannon Giddens -- made their television debut earlier this week on Jimmy Fallon, and they showed up on Ellen today to perform another track from their new record LostMore »

By: James Rettig / November 14, 2014 - 7:25 pm

Watch Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, & Jim James Perform Live As The New Basement Tapes For The First Time On Fallon

The New Basement Tapes -- aka the supergroup made up of Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Marcus Mumford, Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith, and Carolina Chocolate Drop’s Rhiannon Giddens -- made their first late-night TV appearance on Fallon yesterday to perform one of the Bob Dylan rarities that they recorded for their new collection, LostMore »

By: James Rettig / November 11, 2014 - 9:15 am

The New Basement Tapes – “Liberty Street”

"Liberty Street" is the latest refurbished Bob Dylan rarity to be shared from Lost On The River, the collection of Basement Tapes scraps fleshed out by all-star cast of musicians known as the New Basement Tapes. Dawes frontman Taylor Goldsmith took the lead on this one. It's the most beautiful thing I've heard from the… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 27, 2014 - 2:24 pm

Watch Conor Oberst Perform “Lua” With First Aid Kit & Dawes

Conor Oberst is such a big deal that he can summon two different buzz bands to back him up at will. Or at least that was the case when he recorded a recent live session at the Haldern Pop Festival. Performing lazily luminous acoustic version of his 2005 Bright Eyes song "Lua," Oberst recruited both… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 27, 2014 - 5:08 pm

Hear “Nothing To It” From All-Star Bob Dylan Comp The New Basement Tapes Feat. Jim James, Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford

Bob Dylan wrote over a hundred songs during the legendary Basement Tapes recording sessions, which took place in the summer and fall of 1967, eight years before the album itself was released. Those sessions would produce some of Dylan's most enduring songs, including "I Shall Be Released," "The Mighty Quinn," and "This Wheel's On Fire."… More »

By: James Rettig / August 19, 2014 - 9:02 am

Photos: Newport Folk Festival 2014

This past weekend brought the 2014 edition of the Newport Folk Festival. Headliners included Jenny Lewis, Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, and a very special appearance by Mavis Staples. We sent photographer Taylor Hill to capture the event, and you can find our gallery of performance photos and portraits above. More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 29, 2014 - 2:24 pm

My Morning Jacket Announce One Big Holiday 2015 With The War On Drugs, Band Of Horses

Earlier this year, My Morning Jacket put on the inaugural One Big Holiday in Mexico and we had a lot to say about it. Now the band has announced details for next year's event. In addition to three MMJ performances, the 2015 lineup will include Band Of Horses (playing separate electric and acoustic sets), Preservatio… More »

By: James Rettig / June 19, 2014 - 12:21 pm

Watch Conor Oberst Play Three Songs On CBS This Morning

Conor Oberst released his latest album Upside Down Mountain last week and stopped by CBS This Morning over the weekend to play a few of his new songs. Watch him perform "Time Forgot," "Hundreds Of Ways," and "You Are Your Mother's Child" backed by Dawes below. More »

By: James Rettig / May 26, 2014 - 2:53 pm

Watch Conor Oberst Play The Tonight Show

Today, Conor Oberst releases Upside Down Mountain, his new solo album. And last night, he was the musical guest on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show, performing the album track "Zigzagging Toward The Light" with Dawes sitting in as his backing band. Oberst sang just about the entire song with his eyes closed, which seems like a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 20, 2014 - 11:20 am

Watch Brandon Flowers, Father John Misty, And Local Natives Pay Tribute To Johnny Cash

Earlier this week, Johnny Cash's lost 1980s album Out Among The Stars finally saw the light of day. La Blogothèque put together a beautifully shot tribute to the late artist featuring Brandon Flowers, Father John Misty, and Local Natives. All three talk about the influence Cash's music had on their lives and each performs one… More »

By: James Rettig / March 28, 2014 - 3:47 pm

The Killers – “Christmas In L.A.” Video (Feat. Owen Wilson)

"Christmas In L.A." finds Brandon Flowers in full on Springsteen mode making a sad, grandly orchestrated Christmas tune following a disillusioned actor stuck in the sunny city for the holiday. The actor in the video is Owen Wilson, joined here by a hard drinking Harry Dean Stanton. Switching between live action and animation the Kelly… More »

By: Miles Bowe / December 2, 2013 - 10:28 am

Outside Lands 2013 Sunday: Vampire Weekend, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Willie Nelson, & More

The final day of Outside Lands was definitely a more mellow affair than Saturday with its NIN headlined attack. Most people entering in the afternoon were greeted by Kurt Vile's excellent set on the Sutro Stage. Later a small, but dedicated group headed to an unlisted secret show by The Head And The Heart that… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 12, 2013 - 1:03 pm

22 New Indie Rock Christmas MP3s For 2011

Don't you love Christmas music? I'm Jewish so mostly it makes me feel like I'm in a mall. But don't you love malls? I've been trying to get my daughter to listen to The Nutcracker, and that's been pretty easy because she's only three and doesn't have a choice. But if Tchaikovsky's not your speed… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 23, 2011 - 9:53 am

Outside Lands 2010 In Photos

When we posted the Outside Lands festival lineup, we mentioned how the San Fransisco festival tried to fit it "between a jam and a rock space," especially with Further (featuring the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir and Phil Lesh) and the Strokes headlining on Saturday. According to our photographer Graeme Flegenheimer there was a hippie/hipster divide… More »

By: jessica / August 16, 2010 - 3:57 pm

Jenny Lewis (Plus A Welcome To Van Nuys Surprise Screening) @ The Glass House, Pomona 4/13/09

Fans turning up to Jenny Lewis's set at the Glass House last night received a special treat. It was not that BF Jonathan Rice came out on stage, because when is he not onstage with her, and it was not that they covered "Love Hurts" together, because they do that a bunch, too. (You ca… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 14, 2009 - 11:02 am