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Although Late Night With Seth Meyers has scaled back its musical component, Fred Armisen's 8G Band still comprises a number of indie rock veterans, and last night they added one extra. Fiery Furnaces…   Read Story »
As promised, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy appeared in a season 4 episode of Portlandia last night. Tweedy played himself in a sketch that involved Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen urging him to write a folk…   Read Story »
The Flaming Lips recently shared Flaming Side Of The Moon, a new piece of music that's intended to accompany both Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon and The Wizard Of Oz -- which requires nearly as…   Read Story »
Annie Clark has a long history of collaborating with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein -- it started with the music video for "Laughing With A Mouth Of Blood" and she's shown up on Portlandia two…   Read Story »
Besides fronting Split Single (Britt Daniel's other other band), indie-rock veteran Jason Narducy is a member of the Bob Mould Band and Superchunk and has logged time playing with Verbow, Robert…   Read Story »
Annie Clark has been through Portlandia before to model a sexy new police uniform, and as promised, she's back on IFC's indie-rock-friendly sketch show for Season 4. Below, in a preview of this…   Read Story »
When Fred Armisen was announced as bandleader and "curator" of Late Night With Seth Meyers' 8G band, it implied the lineup might change from time to time. And last night the Portlandia star put his…   Read Story »
Have you ever wanted to go to a hip-hop show, but you're stuck with that one friend who doesn't know anything about hip-hop? Obviously the best course of action is to do what Carrie does in this…   Read Story »
Last night's Portlandia season premiere meant the beginning of the parade of celebrity cameos we heard about previously. One of the first rock stars to pop up was Tunde Adebimpe. The TV On The Radio…   Read Story »
The most important person in any late-night show is obviously its host, but a show's bandleader can have a huge impact on that show's personality. Consider, if you will, NBC's Late Night franchise.…   Read Story »