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David Letterman’s Final Weeks Of Musical Guests Include Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, Dave Matthews Band

Considering he’s been a late night host for over three decades, surely David Letterman wants to go out with a bang. Though he announced the retirement news last year, Letterman only recently officially set the date for his last appearance for Wednesday, 5/20. More »

By: Caitlin White / April 13, 2015 - 12:39 pm

Watch The Flaming Lips, Kesha, Bethany Cosentino, Norah Jones, & Brian Wilson Sing Beach Boys Songs At Brian Fest

Last night, the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson was honored at a tribute concert held at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. Brian Fest aligns with the release of Wilson’s forthcoming 11th solo album, No Pier Pressure, which is due out early next month. An all-star cast of performers included Wayne Coyne and Steve Drozd of the… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 31, 2015 - 2:03 pm

Brandon Flowers, The Flaming Lips, Bethany Cosentino, Local Natives, & More To Play Brian Wilson Tribute Concert

Legendary Beach Boys singer-songwriter Brian Wilson has come crashing back into the forefront with his biopic set to premiere at SXSW in just over a week and his 11th solo album, No Pier Pressure, due in April. In addition, Wilson will be the focal point of Brian Fest, a tribute concert to benefit the Jameso… More »

By: Collin Robinson / March 3, 2015 - 4:34 pm

Bob Dylan Disses His Critics And Gets Covered By Jack White, Beck, And Bruce Springsteen At MusiCares Tribute

Last night, Bob Dylan was honored with the Person Of The Year award at the 2015 MusiCares Gala. Jack White, Beck, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Crosby, Stills, & Nash, Sheryl Crow, Norah Jones, Alanis Morissette, and more performed Dylan’s songs throughout the event, but Dylan did not end up performing himself. Instead, after… More »

By: James Rettig / February 7, 2015 - 12:31 pm

Happyness – “Don’t Know Why” (Norah Jones Cover)

Happyness emerged with such a singular sound — a composite of several classic indie-rock strains topped off with Benji Compston’s unmistakable deadpan delivery — that it’s a trip hearing the London Band To Watch‘s aesthetic applied to other familiar songs. The familiar tune in question here is Norah Jones’ signature song “Don’t Know Why.” Happyne… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 13, 2015 - 11:39 am

Watch Brian Wilson, Weird Al, Brandon Flowers, Conan O’Brien, & More Cover George Harrison At George Fest

Last night, an all-star cast of artists piled into L.A.’s Fonda Theatre to pay tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The event, George Fest, was a benefit for the Jameson Neighborhood Fund and proceeds for this particular show went to Sweet Relief and helping out L.A. area musicians. George Fest featured (deep breath) Bria… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 29, 2014 - 9:22 am

Watch Norah Jones Cover George Harrison On Conan

George Harrison Week on Conan is coming to an end today, and all week, people like Beck and Paul Simon have stopped by the show to cover songs from the late Beatle. Last night, Norah Jones was the show’s musical guest, and she did a tasteful and pretty version of “Behind That Locked Door,” a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 26, 2014 - 10:51 am

Watch Puss N Boots Get Terrible Advice From Vanessa Bayer

The latest episode of Vanessa Bayer’s Sound Advice web series sees the SNL star’s alter-ego Janessa Slater sitting down with alt-country trio Puss N Boots, which is fronted by Norah Jones. As always, the whole thing is made up of digs at the group’s members and their talent. “I’m sorry, there must be some mistake. More »

By: James Rettig / September 24, 2014 - 10:16 am

Bob Dylan To Be Honored By Beck, Jack White, The Black Keys, Eddie Vedder At 2015 MusiCares Gala

Bob Dylan has been named as the 2015 MusiCares Person Of The Year by The National Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences, the same organization that gives out the Grammy Awards. He’ll be honored at a gala held on 2/6 (two days before the Grammys) in Los Angeles. Performers will include Beck, Jack White, the… More »

By: James Rettig / September 23, 2014 - 6:39 pm

Conan Plans George Harrison Tribute Week With Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison

It seems September has become the month of George Harrison. In the next couple weeks we’ll witness the release of a massive retrospective box set of Harrison’s post-Beatles solo work, along with a star-studded concert in his honor, and now Conan O’Brien has announced further festivities on his show next week. Starting 9/22 Conan will… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 15, 2014 - 4:26 pm

George Harrison Tribute Event To Feature Brian Wilson, Wayne Coyne, Brandon Flowers, Britt Daniel, Weird Al, & More

George Harrison is getting his own festival dedicated to his music from the same people who put on Dylan Fest, Stones Fest, and Petty Fest. The festival will take place on September 28th at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre and will be called George Fest. The performer list is long and impressive, including Brian Wilson,… More »

By: James Rettig / September 4, 2014 - 7:28 pm

Photos: Newport Folk Festival 2014

This past weekend brought the 2014 edition of the Newport Folk Festival. Headliners included Jenny Lewis, Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, and a very special appearance by Mavis Staples. We sent photographer Taylor Hill to capture the event, and you can find our gallery of performance photos and portraits above. More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 29, 2014 - 2:24 pm

Beck’s Song Reader CD Tracklist Revealed: Jack White, Jarvis Cocker, Tweedy, Fun., & More

As previously speculated, Beck is finally releasing an official version of his 2012 sheet music album Song Reader at the end of the month. Beck will only be performing one song (“Heaven’s Ladder”) himself and the rest of the songs will be interpreted by other artists, including Jack White, Jarvis Cocker, Fun., father/son team Tweedy,… More »

By: James Rettig / July 8, 2014 - 9:20 pm

Ryan Adams Reluctantly Talks Vinyl To Old Millionaires At Exclusive NYC Club

A nondescript building in midtown Manhattan is home to the Core Club, a members-only organization that prides itself on being a “democratic place,” one where even you can get in if you can afford its hefty membership fees. It’s meant to be a respite from other luxury clubs of its type that thrive off of… More »

By: James Rettig / July 5, 2014 - 3:14 pm

Norah Jones – “It Was The Last Thing On Your Mind” Video

With her new song, Norah Jones helps set a sultry-sweet, shamelessly clichéd mood for David Wain’s new rom-com spoof They Came Together. The campy flick starring comedy all-stars Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd opens 6/27 in selected theaters and on-demand. “It Was the Last Thing On Your Mind” is one of several original songs featured… More »

By: Sadaaf Mamoon / June 24, 2014 - 3:36 pm

Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones – “Kentucky” Video

The collaboration album Foreverly, between Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and jazz-pop artist Norah Jones, was a strange and yet endearing release that arrived at the end of last year. The two singers created their version of the Everly Brothers’ album Songs Our Daddy Taught Us; when we talked with the duo about the… More »

By: Taylor Law / March 24, 2014 - 3:34 pm

An Annotated Media Guide To Danger Mouse

On February 24, 2004, music fans worldwide participated in a coordinated act of civil disobedience. Dubbed Grey Tuesday, the digital demonstration was this simple: Hundreds of websites posted a free download of The Grey Album, Danger Mouse’s mashup of the Beatles’ self-titled “White Album” and Jay Z’s The Black Album, and more than 100,000 fa… More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 26, 2014 - 2:08 pm

Q&A: Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones Unveil Duets LP + Hear “Long Time Gone”

What is weirder than thinking about Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong casually chilling out with indie-jazz super chanteuse Norah Jones? How about if the two of them get together and record an album of Everly Brothers covers? In an instance of something so weird it actually makes perfect sense, the two musicians recently convened… More »

By: T. Cole Rachel / October 23, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Norah Jones – “Good Morning” & “Take It Back” (Dave Sitek Remixes) (Stereogum Premiere)

In April, we heard a few remixes of Norah Jones’s Little Broken Hearts cuts by TVOTR figurehead Dave Sitek. Today, we have a pair of new tracks that feature that same dynamic, where Sitek lends his hands to versions of “Good Morning” and “Take It Back.” Both tracks can be found on Norah’s Record StoreMore »

By: Corban Goble / November 20, 2012 - 9:40 am

Norah Jones – “Miriam (Peter Bjorn & John Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

The last we saw of Norah Jones’s Danger Mouse-collabo “Miriam” was the official video, which featured her in her Sunday finest sitting in a paddle boat with a bloody oar, and eventually, a disturbing explanation for these facts. Poor Miriam! It was a fittingly unsettling video treatment for an interestingly unsettling NoJo production, though obviously… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 13, 2012 - 4:32 pm
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