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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 Life.” James Mercer and Danger Mouse stopped by Jimmy Kimmel to perform those two songs, and you can watch both of them below. More »

By: 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 guest on Kimmel, he knocked out “25 Bucks,” from his insanely good 2013 album Old. That’s the Purity Ring-produced song about how Danny’s mother supported an entire family by braiding… More »

By: 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‘s special Brooklyn shows and debuted the eventual album highlight “Unbelievers.” Last night, we got an encore performance of sorts — VW coming through Kimmel’s big outdoor stage in L.A. and… More »

By: 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 people, to cover Christopher Cross’s 1980 yacht-rock nugget “Ride Like The Wind.” And on last night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, Ferrell, still in character, emerged from a dry-ice cloud… More »

By: 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 tacked on “The Wire” as an online extra. You know them, you love them, you will watch them again now. More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 19, 2013 - 10:22 am

Watch Poliça Play Kimmel

The great Minneapolis synth-pop group Poliça (can you believe these guys are American and Chvrches are the ones from Scotland?) took to Jimmy Kimmel Live last night with a pair of performances. On the broadcast, they breezed through Shulamith single “Spilling Lines,” and they added their cover of Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me” a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 18, 2013 - 10:50 am

Watch Jenny Lewis In Jimmy Kimmel’s A Very Megadeth Christmas Sketch

Dave Mustaine, especially in his recent Tea-Party-loon phase, does not strike me as someone bursting with humor. So give the Megadeth frontman credit: Last night, he and his band were musical guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and they were also game enough to make a fake commercial for their fake Christmas album. Indie siren Jenny… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 18, 2013 - 8:55 am

Watch R. Kelly Play A Woman Like A Violin, Get Covered By Benedict Cumberbatch On Kimmel

Anything R. Kelly does anything on a stage, you owe it to yourself to watch. Kelly’s new album Black Panties comes out on Tuesday, and last night, he was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live, playing the outdoor festival stage to a louder reaction than most of the bands who show up there. Kelly took… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 5, 2013 - 1:33 pm

Wach Toro Y Moi Play Kimmel

The same day he released “Sweet Tea,” the great new psych-pop song he recorded under his Sides Of Chaz alter-ego, Toro Y Moi stepped onstage at Jimmy Kimmel Live to play a couple of songs from his deeply impressive early-2013 album Anything In Return. With his shirt tucked in and his hair blown out, Chaz… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 4, 2013 - 9:56 am

Watch Pusha T & Pharrell Play Kimmel

Pusha T and Pharrell were making great music together back when Kanye West was competing with Bink! for Roc La Familia production credits, so it was an unexpected treat to see Pusha reunite with his original Clipse patron on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. As the night’s musical guests, Pusha and Pharrell performed “S.N.I.T.C.H.,” their… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 22, 2013 - 9:23 am

Pharrell – “Happy” 24-Hour Music Video

The year of Pharrell is coming to an end, but not without this pretty huge finish. “Happy,” a song from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, has been made into what’s billed as the world’s first 24-hour music video. It’s a huge, happy, dance-y, smile-y adventure of a thing with cameos from Jamie Fox, Steve Carrell,… More »

By: Miles Bowe / November 21, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Watch Chvrches Play Kimmel

Lately, we’ve posted so many videos of big artists playing the big outdoor festival stage at Jimmy Kimmel Live that it’s almost a relief to see that his smaller indoor stage is still operational. That stage, of course, is intended for up-and-comers, and Scottish synthpop trio Chvrches certainly fit the bill. Chvrches were the show’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 21, 2013 - 9:32 am

Watch The Killers Play Kimmel

The Killers put out their career spanning best-of compilation Direct Hits this week and hit Jimmy Kimmel to perform one of the two new tracks that appear on the album. “Shot At The Night” was produced by M83 (who just dropped a new track this week) and here Flowers and crew play it for a… More »

By: Miles Bowe / November 13, 2013 - 2:22 pm

Watch Nine Inch Nails Make Their Network TV Debut On Kimmel

Televised Nine Inch Nails performances have historically been rare things. There was Dance Party USA in 1989, the VMAs in 1999, and that’s pretty much it. Somehow, Trent Reznor has made it more than two decades into a career without ever performing on late-night TV, which is mind-boggling. That changed last night. Reznor and hi… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 8, 2013 - 8:45 am

Watch Jane’s Addiction Play Kimmel

Last Wednesday, 25 years and a couple of months since the release of Nothing’s Shocking, Jane’s Addiction were presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. “I think it’s awesome,” Perry Farrell told Rolling Stone about the honor, “but at the same time you have to remember it’s only a sidewalk.” True, but… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 5, 2013 - 10:03 am

Watch Kings Of Leon Play Kimmel

Kings Of Leon stopped by Jimmy Kimmel last night in support of their sixth album, the recent Mechanical Bull. Below you can watch them play the tracks “Temple” and “Supersoaker.”… More »

By: Miles Bowe / October 25, 2013 - 11:44 am

Watch 7 Days Of Funk (Snoop Dogg & DāM-FunK) Play Kimmel

Last week, we learned the news that the odd-but-somehow-right couple of Snoop Dogg and DāM-FunK have teamed up to form the retro-synth-funk duo 7 Days Of Funk. And last night, the duo made what I believe is their live debut, playing the giant outdoor stage on Jimmy Kimmel Live. There, they played their lead single… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 22, 2013 - 10:33 am

Watch Sleigh Bells Play Kimmel

Sleigh Bells became a festival-crushing live act on the strength of just two people — or, more precisely, in the strength of Alexis Krauss’s obliterating charisma. So it’s a bit shocking to see the duo with a ton of other people onstage. Last night, Sleigh Bells were the musical guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 18, 2013 - 10:10 am

Watch Arctic Monkeys Play Kimmel

You absolutely should not be sleeping on AM, the sexy and muscular new album from the ridiculously popular British rock band Arctic Monkeys; to my ears, it’s their best album since their debut. And the band has also matured into a sharp, professional live act; they hit all their marks with absolute panache. Last night,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 17, 2013 - 9:56 am

Watch Kanye On Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Wednesday night we bore witness to the great Kimmel/West debate of 2013. Thirteen days after Keezus broadcast a parody of Yeezus’ BBC interview that sent the rapper into one of his patented Twitter tirades, Mr. West, rocking Ralph Lauren and his three-year-old grill, stopped by the talk show host’s late-night program to talk it out. More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 10, 2013 - 12:46 am
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