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Watch Future Islands Play Kimmel

The last time Baltimore synthpop expressionists Future Islands did musical-guest duties on a late-night TV program, it was the Letterman performance that made them, more…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2014 - 8:54 am

Watch Franz Ferdinand Play Kimmel

Way back in November, Franz Ferdinand released the video for their track "Bullet." The video features stylized footage of the band performing the song --…
Sam Behrens | May 1, 2014 - 12:12 pm

Watch Cut Copy Play Kimmel

The floppy-haired Australian dance-rockers Cut Copy are the sort of band who practically seem genetically engineered to play festival stages, and Jimmy Kimmel Live put…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2014 - 12:09 pm

Watch Beck Play Kimmel

Now that his lovely singer-songwriterly album Morning Phase is out and his two Coachella sets are done, the Beck comeback is officially in full swing.
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2014 - 11:57 am

Watch Chromeo Do “Come Alive” & “Jealous” On Kimmel

Synth-funk duo Chromeo are getting ready to put out their new album, White Women, next month. Last week they shared a new song featuring Ezra
Miles Bowe | April 22, 2014 - 10:56 am

Watch Sam Smith Play Kimmel

The London soul man Sam Smith served as musical guest on Saturday Night Live a couple of weeks ago, but we should probably regard that…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2014 - 11:07 am

Watch Drake In Disguise Interview Pedestrians About Drake On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Two days ago, we learned that Drake would host this year's edition of the ESPYs, ESPN's sports awards show. And last night, Drake himself showed…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2014 - 9:59 am

Watch Schoolboy Q Play Kimmel

Schoolboy Q already scored a Billboard #1 album with his new Oxymoron, but somehow the greatest indication I've seen of his rising star is the…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2014 - 9:57 am

Watch London Grammar Play Kimmel

Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the smoky British trio London Grammar showed up to play "Strong," the same lovely ballad that they memorably played
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2014 - 8:47 am

Watch YG Play Kimmel With Jeezy & DJ Mustard

YG just released My Krazy Life, easily the best rap album of 2014 thus far, and he exists at the forefront of the West Coast'…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Get SXSW Attendees To Act Like They’ve Heard Fake Bands

Back in the days of The Man Show, Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla did a bit in which they got people to sign a petitio…
Miles Bowe | March 14, 2014 - 2:55 pm

Watch Damon Albarn Play “Mr. Tembo” & “Lonely Press Play” On Jimmy Kimmel’s SXSW Week

Damon Albarn has been performing a lot during SXSW to promote his upcoming solo album Everyday Robots, including a late-night career-spanning set at NPR's showcase.
Miles Bowe | March 13, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Watch Sky Ferreira Play Kimmel

"You're Not The One" was the first single from Sky Ferreira's ridiculously great debut album Night Time, My Time, even though it was maybe the…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2014 - 8:58 am

Watch Phantogram Play Kimmel

Yesterday the synth pop duo Phantogram released Voices and stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! to play two of its best tracks. They did lead single…
Miles Bowe | February 19, 2014 - 11:03 am

Silversun Pickups – “Cannibal” Video & Kimmel Performance

The big news in late-night TV last night was Jimmy Fallon's blockbuster debut as the host of The Tonight Show. But other things were happening…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2014 - 9:22 am

Watch Broken Bells Play Kimmel

Broken Bells will release their second album, After The Disco, next week, on the heels of two singles, the title track and "Holding On For
Miles Bowe | January 30, 2014 - 11:30 am

Watch Danny Brown Play Kimmel With Purity Ring’s Megan James

Danny Brown is one of rap's most electric live performers, but somehow he'd never performed on a late-night show before last night. As the musical…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2014 - 8:47 am

Watch Vampire Weekend Play Kimmel

In fall 2012, months before they announced their staggering third album Modern Vampires In The City, Vampire Weekend appeared on one of Jimmy Kimmel Live'…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2014 - 9:14 am

Watch Ron Burgundy And Christopher Cross Play Kimmel

On the soundtrack to the new movie Anchorman 2, Will Ferrell, in character as newscasting legend Ron Burgundy, teams up with Robin Thicke, of all…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2013 - 10:32 am

Watch Haim Play Kimmel

Haim hit Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to unfurl a pair of Days Are Gone jams. "Forever" was recorded for the TV broadcast, and they…
Chris DeVille | December 19, 2013 - 10:22 am
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