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The first thing to understand about Wise Up Ghost is that it isn't a vanity project. Yes, the new LP, released yesterday on Blue Note, is a full-length collaboration between Elvis Costello and the…   Read Story »
Elvis Costello and the Roots first worked together on the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon stage, and now they've teamed up to make the surprisingly seamless collaborative album Wise Up Ghost, on which…   Read Story »
Last night Elvis Costello and the Roots celebrated the release of their robust collaborative LP Wise Up Ghost with a one-off, sold out concert at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg. Along with funky cuts…   Read Story »
This week in unexpected matchups: Elvis Costello and the Roots -- who would seem to have nothing in common beyond historic excellence, omnivorous taste, and late-night TV presence -- have gone and…   Read Story »
Declan "Elvis Costello" MacManus was by far the most literate and diverse of the "angry young man" songwriters emerging from England in the late 1970s, no small achievement in light of competition…   Read Story »
ELvis Costello and the Roots have worked together before, including a jam session on Colbert back in 2009, and last year, when they joined forces to do a Springsteen cover on Fallon. It was announced…   Read Story »
When the Sasquatch Festival came to Washington State last month, nu-grass superstars Mumford & Sons -- who, fuck you guys, are OK -- were headliners, and Elvis Costello was also on the bill. And the…   Read Story »
If Friday and Saturday felt a little lite in the hip-hop department, Sunday was like an all you can eat buffet. I indulged quite a bit, but before the hip-hop marathon started, Sunday may have had…   Read Story »
Last night, a motley crew of stage and screen stars paid tribute to newly resurgent pop legend Prince at NYC's Carnegie Hall. Among the performers: D'Angelo, the Waterboys, Elvis Costello, Chris…   Read Story »
As the house band for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, the Roots have proven their prowess for performing across genres, from accompanying Carly Rae Jepsen and Mariah Carey with toy instruments to…   Read Story »