Showing All "Karen O" Posts

Karen O soundtracks a new holiday commercial from Target with a modern take on the 1949 Christmas song "Marshmallow World," which was written by Carl Sigman and composed by peter DeRose. And if I'm…   Read Story »
Karen O made her first Crush Songs appearance in the UK over the weekend, where she performed for two nights at London's Bush Hall. During her set, she played covers of the Doors' "Indian Summer" and…   Read Story »
Julian Casablancas and Karen O came to international attention in 2001 as part of the burgeoning NYC rock scene, and both artists just released new albums, Tyranny and Crush Songs, respectively. In…   Read Story »
To keep with the intimate nature of Karen O's new record, Crush Songs, she's teamed up with Sofar Sounds, a community that curates small shows in unique venues, for a series of performances around…   Read Story »
Before I get into this week's picks, allow me to point out that Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea made a video for a song called "Booty." Hype Williams directed it. It is exactly what you expect it to…   Read Story »
Spike Jonze is arguably the greatest music video director of all time, but he's mostly retired from the art form. But he just made a quick exception for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O, who just…   Read Story »
Last night, Karen O performed her first solo album, Crush Songs, during an intimate secret show at the McKittrick Hotel (the same place they do Sleep No More, and where we've seen shows from Chvrches…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Sorry, the SoundCloud stream is UK only, but US listeners can stream at NPR. In 2006 and 2007, between the time the Yeah Yeah Yeahs released Show Your Bones and when they dropped It's…   Read Story »
Crush Songs, the collection of lo-fi bedroom songs that Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O recorded a few years ago, is coming out in a week. Until this morning, the only song we'd heard from the album…   Read Story »
Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O is going to release Crush Songs, her first-ever solo album, in a couple of months, and this morning marks the first time we get to hear anything from it. First single…   Read Story »