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After an ambitious and awkward 90-minute production, the inaugural YouTube Music Awards have disappeared into a cloud of blue chalk dust. The ceremony, streamed live from a warehouse in New York, attempted to capture the madcap spirit of early MTV and only occasionally succeeded — and if success means a lot of eyeballs on the… More »

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Watch Jack Antonoff Perform A Song About Pancakes Written By An 11-Year-Old

Jack Antonoff had some fun on The Late Late Show With James Corden last night, stopping by to perform a song called "Magic Pancakes," writte…
James Rettig | June 16, 2015 - 9:58 am

Watch Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis, Chance The Rapper, & Jack Antonoff Cover The ’80s At Bonnaroo’s SuperJam

SuperJam is a unique late-night tent destination at Bonnaroo at which disparate artists take turns knocking out a set of classic covers. There are two…
Scott Lapatine | June 14, 2015 - 1:20 pm
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Bonnaroo Reveals Throwback SuperJam 2015 Lineup

Full-blown festival season is fast-approaching, and we’ve already seen artist portraits from Shaky Knees and Sasquatch! and heard Tom’s stories from Coachella. Bonnaroo will go…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm
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Shit Robot – “Where It’s At” (Feat. Reggie Watts)

The producer and DFA Records mainstay Marcus Lambkin, who records under the delightful moniker Shit Roobt, makes a ferociously low-tech and propulsive form of old-school…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2015 - 10:06 am

Watch Beck Play A Very Strange Late Late Show

The Late Late Show on CBS has a new host, the British comedian James Corden, and it's in that intriguing phase where the show i…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2015 - 8:48 am
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Watch Tears For Fears & Reggie Watts’ “Bomb Song” Video For Comedy Bang! Bang!

Later this month, the comedian and LCD Soundsystem collaborator Reggie Watts will take over bandleader duties on new host James Corden's version of The Late
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2015 - 10:28 am
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Watch Lorde, Disclosure, Alt-J, Skrillex, & More In A Very Austalian Year-End Sketch For Triple J

The Australian radio station Triple J is about to launch its year-end Hottest 100 countdown. And to build up anticipation (or whatever), it put together…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2014 - 9:10 am

Watch The Lonely Island Perform “I’m A Hustler” On Comedy Bang! Bang!

The Lonely Island will be on IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! on Friday, and a clip of their appearance debuted early today on Entertainment Weekly. The…
James Rettig | December 15, 2014 - 6:35 pm

Reggie Watts Named The Late Late Show Bandleader

With the news about David Letterman leaving The Late Show and Stephen Colbert stepping in for him next year, you might have missed that Craig…
Chris DeVille | December 12, 2014 - 5:35 pm
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Watch Wayne Coyne Tell A Halloween Story On Comedy! Bang! Bang!

Wayne Coyne makes an appearance on the next episode of IFC's podcast-turned-TV-show Comedy! Bang! Bang!. He's (badly) dressed as a bloody Carrie (from the movie…
James Rettig | October 28, 2014 - 7:09 pm
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Watch A Squinty Stephen Malkmus Present Ylvis With A Webby Award

Last night brought the 18th Annual Webby Awards, where Ylvis' captivatingly bizarre video for "What The Fox Say?" won for Best Viral Video. Appearing to…
Miles Bowe | May 20, 2014 - 3:00 pm
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Watch Liz Phair, Ben Folds, Weird Al Audition For Star Wars’ Cantina Band

In honor of Star Wars Day ("May the fourth be with you, revenge of the fifth..."), CollegeHumor rounded up some musicians to audition for the…
James Rettig | May 5, 2014 - 4:26 pm

Cibo Matto – “MFN” (Feat. Reggie Watts) Video

In that lost halcyon era known as the '90s, Cibo Matto were two Japanese women living in New York (plus, sometimes, Sean Lennon) who made…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2013 - 11:32 am
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Watch Josh Homme & Reggie Watts Sing A Taxidermy Love Song

Comedian/musician Reggie Watts co-hosts the IFC series Comedy Bang! Bang!, and he's used that platform to perform absurd impromptu duets with a number of celebritie…
Chris DeVille | November 27, 2013 - 2:53 pm

Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band – “Bad Dancer” Video

Yoko Ono's video for "Bad Dancer," a track off her recent album Take Me To The Land Of Hell, might be the most diversely star-studded…
Miles Bowe | November 4, 2013 - 2:00 pm
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Watch The YouTube Music Awards Feat. Performances By Arcade Fire, M.I.A., Earl Sweatshirt, & More

Grab some popcorn (but don't dare smear butter on that keyboard) and cozy up in front of your laptop screen because the inaugural YouTube Music…
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2013 - 5:36 pm
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Shit Robot – “We Got A Love” Video

Shit Robot aka Marcus Lambkin makes very nice Detroit-worshipping techno, and has a great knack for picking collaborators. As his track "We Got A Love"…
Miles Bowe | September 12, 2013 - 4:32 pm
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Photos From Afro-punk Fest 2012: TV On The Radio, Erykah Badu, And More

This past weekend, Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park hosted the eighth annual Afro-punk Festival, a two-day event offering gourmet food trucks, street art, skating and BMX…
Michael Nelson | August 27, 2012 - 12:23 pm
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Hot Chip – “Night And Day” Video

The first music video that British comedian Pe­ter Ser­afi­now­icz ever directed was the amazing, hallucinatory one for Hot Chip's "I Feel Better." And now the…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2012 - 9:04 am
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