Posts tagged "Elvis Costello"

Return to Story

Watch Elvis Costello’s Lovely Final Letterman Appearance

David Letterman is less than a month away from his final Late Show. He’s in farewell-tour mode, and he’s only booking his favorites to appear on his show. Last night, Elvis Costello made his 27th and presumably last Letterman appearance, and he went out on a great note. Backed only by the doo-wop-style vocal trio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 24, 2015 - 8:59 am

David Letterman’s Final Weeks Of Musical Guests Include Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, Dave Matthews Band

Considering he’s been a late night host for over three decades, surely David Letterman wants to go out with a bang. Though he announced the retirement news last year, Letterman only recently officially set the date for his last appearance for Wednesday, 5/20. More »

By: Caitlin White / April 13, 2015 - 12:39 pm

Elvis Costello’s Memoir Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink Coming This Fall

Elvis Costello has penned a memoir about his musical career and everything surrounding it called Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink. The book will be out in October of this year and spans everything from Costello’s personal and family life, to his role at the forefront of Britain’s burgeoning punk and new wave scenes in the… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 23, 2015 - 11:22 am

SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live‘s 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Win Butler, Taylor Swift, Jack White, Paul Simon, Justin Timberlake (along with the rest of N*SYNC), Bon Jovi, Elvis Costello, Debbie Harry, Miley Cyrus, and a… More »

By: James Rettig / February 15, 2015 - 9:05 pm

Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Jack White, Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple Among The Guests For SNL‘s Huge 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Sunday night, and the list of musical guest stars is absolutely insane. The special will take place over the course of three and a half hours and will feature appearances by 50 Cent, Arcade Fire, Backstreet Boys, Elvis Costello, Debbie Harry, Paul Simon, Fiona Apple, Jack… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 13, 2015 - 5:26 pm

Watch 6 Songs From Showtime’s Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued Starring Jim James, Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, & More

The all-star Bob Dylan tribute band known as the New Basement Tapes released Lost On The River, their album of refurbished Dylan songwriting scraps, earlier this month. Tonight at 9 p.m. EST Showtime will air Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued, a special in which the band — featuring Jim James, Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 21, 2014 - 2:57 pm

Watch The New Basement Tapes Play Two Songs On Kimmel

The New Basement Tapes — which features Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, and Mumford & Sons’ Marcus Mumford, among others — is a supergroup that exists entirely to finish up unfinished songs from Bob Dylan and the Band’s Basement Tapes. The group released its own Lost On The River album recently, and they’ve… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 20, 2014 - 9:52 am

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 – “When I Get My Hands On You” Video

A few months back, producer T Bone Burnett announced that he had recruited Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, and Mumford And Sons’ Marcus Mumford to record unfinished songs from Bob Dylan’s Basement Tapes sessions. The band calls themselves the New Basement Tapes and they’ve already put out versions of “Married To MyMore »

By: James Rettig / September 24, 2014 - 6:43 pm

Watch American Football Cover Elvis Costello’s “Alison”

Recently resurrected American Football are playing shows again, and recently stopped by AVClub for their Undercover series. They take on Elvis Costello’s classic “Alison,” specifically because lead singer Mike Kinsella looked through the list and decided it was the only one he could sing. Still, he sings the hell out of it and it come… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 23, 2014 - 6:09 pm

Check Out The New Simpsons Figurines Of R.E.M., Elvis Costello, & Weird Al

For the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons, the merchandising machine behind the show has been going all out with an FXX marathon, Hollywood Bowl concerts, cosmetics, and the release of collectible figures of various guest stars. Today The National Entertainment Collectibles Association and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announced the fourth wave of these “25… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 9, 2014 - 7:02 pm

The New Basement Tapes (Feat. Elvis Costello, Jim James, Marcus Mumford) – “Married To My Hack”

In 1967, Bob Dylan and the Band got together to work on a whole pile of songs, many of which eventually came out as The Basement Tapes. But many of those songs were left unfinished, and now producer T Bone Burnett has gotten together with an all-star cast to finish some of those songs, setting… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 2, 2014 - 12:44 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

Watch Elvis Costello Debut “The Last Year of My Youth” On Letterman

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 entirely solo, with just a fuzzed-out electric guitar, Costello played a new song called “The Last Year Of My Youth,” which… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 6, 2014 - 8:40 am

Watch Neil Young’s PonoMusic Kickstarter Video With Arcade Fire, Beck, Jack White, & Many More

Yesterday we heard about the impending launch of Neil Young’s PonoMusic through Kickstarter. Now the Kickstarter is live with a promo video featuring a dumbfounding parade of musical luminaries singing Pono’s praises. Watch Arcade Fire, Jack White, Beck, Eddie Vedder, Emmylou Harris, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Foo Fighters, Sting, Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Mike D,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 11, 2014 - 5:07 pm

Johnny Cash – “She Used To Love Me A Lot (Elvis Costello Mix)”

Later this month the world will get to hear Out Among The Stars a lost album of Johnny Cash’s from the ’80s. We’ve already heard a couple of songs off it, including the Waylon Jennings duet “I’m Movin’ On” and the lead single “She Used To Love Me A Lot.” The latter showed Cash experimenting… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 4, 2014 - 1:56 pm

Elvis Costello & The Roots – “Cinco Minutos Con Vos (Karriem Riggins Remix)”

Jazz drummer/hip-hop producer/occasional rapper Karriem Riggins released his 34 track album Alone/Together last year, and it is arguably one of the most memorable instrumental records of 2012. Riggins has produced for the Roots in the past, so it’s no surprise that he is featured on five of the seven tracks of the Black Friday Record… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 2, 2013 - 11:42 am

Watch My Morning Jacket Cover The Velvet Underground With Neil Young, Elvis Costello, & Jenny Lewis At Bridge School Benefit 2013

This past weekend, Neil Young held his two annual all-star Bridge School Benefit shows in Mountain View, California. And before the second of those shows last night, we learned that Lou Reed had died. Over the years, My Morning Jacket, who played the Bridge School shows, have covered the Velvet Underground’s space-folk hymn “Oh! SweetMore »

By: Tom Breihan / October 28, 2013 - 8:46 am

Stream The 2013 Bridge School Benefit Feat. Arcade Fire, CSNY, Tom Waits, & More

Every year, Neil Young hosts the Bridge School Benefit, a star-studded two-day acoustic fundraiser for the special-needs school he founded with his wife Pegi. Now in its 27th year, the 2013 fundraiser features sets by CSNY, Arcade Fire, Queens Of The Stone Age, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, fun., Jenny Lewis, Heart, My Morning Jacket, and… More »

By: Liz Pelly / October 26, 2013 - 5:07 pm
1 2 3 4 5