Saturday Night Live

Watch Arcade Fire On SNL: “Reflektor,” “Afterlife,” And “New Cast Member Or Arcade Fire?”

Arcade Fire's James Murphy-produced double LP Reflektor is just one month away, and tonight the band returned to SNL for their first television appearance (and…
Scott Lapatine | September 29, 2013 - 12:40 am
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Watch Tina Fey And Arcade Fire In SNL’s Season Premiere Promos

This weekend's 39th season premiere of Saturday Night Live will mark Tina Fey's fourth time hosting and Arcade Fire's fourth time as musical guests. We've…
Scott Lapatine | September 27, 2013 - 9:37 am
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NBC Airing Arcade Fire Concert Special After SNL Premiere

We learned last week that Arcade Fire has a penchant for lingering -- here's a new song, oh and here's an interactive video for the…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 16, 2013 - 1:06 pm
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Arcade Fire To Play SNL Premiere

In the most straight-forward Arcade Fire news we've received recently, it's been announced that the band will perform on this season's premiere of Saturday Night
Claire Lobenfeld | September 9, 2013 - 11:45 am
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Watch Fred Armisen’s SNL Farewell With Carrie Brownstein, Kim Gordon, J Mascis, Aimee Mann

It seems Fred Armisen is leaving Saturday Night Live. In addition to two epic Kanye West performances, last night's episode featured a super-group of indie…
Liz Pelly | May 19, 2013 - 11:55 am
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Watch Kanye West Do “Black Skinhead” & “New Slaves” On SNL

Kanye West took the stage at Saturday Night Live last night to debut an aggressive new track, "Black Skinhead." He also performed "New Slaves," a…
Liz Pelly | May 19, 2013 - 11:24 am
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Watch Vampire Weekend Return To SNL

Modern Vampires Of The City is out 5/14 on XL. Last night in advance of its release, the band returned to Saturday Night Live to…
Liz Pelly | May 12, 2013 - 10:39 am
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Download The Best Of Ian Rubbish & The Bizarros

A couple weeks back, soon after the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, we were introduced to Ian Rubbish & The Bizarros, via…
Michael Nelson | April 30, 2013 - 3:21 pm
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Kanye West, Vampire Weekend Booked For SNL Next Month

Steve Buscemi besties Vampire Weekend and daddy-to-be Kanye West have been announced as the last two musical guests for this season of Saturday Night Live.
Claire Lobenfeld | April 26, 2013 - 1:50 pm
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Watch SNL’s Pro-Thatcher Punk History Sketch

In real life, the Sex Pistols were no fans of Margaret Thatcher, but in the wake of the former prime minister's passing, this weekend's SNL
Michael Nelson | April 15, 2013 - 1:09 pm
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Watch Miguel Kick Ass On SNL

Saturday night marked Miguel's ascendance to SNL musical-guest status, and if this had happened a year ago, he would've sung a hook for the Lonely…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2013 - 9:34 am
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Watch Phoenix Return To SNL

In advance of Bankrupt!'s release, Phoenix are spending the weekend in NY. On Friday they played Music Hall of Williamsburg, and last night they returned…
Liz Pelly | April 7, 2013 - 9:01 am
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Watch A Second Daft Punk SNL Commercial

Yesterday we told you about newly confirmed details for the forthcoming Daft Punk record, Random Access Memories, out May 21st on Columbia imprint Daft Life…
Liz Pelly | March 24, 2013 - 12:15 pm
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Watch Justin Timberlake Host & Sing On SNL

Last night, Justin Timberlake returned to Saturday Night Live to host for the fifth time. He took on musical guest duties, as well, as he…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 10, 2013 - 11:30 am
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Hear 15 Seconds Of New Daft Punk

Last night during Saturday Night Live, a strange 15-second commercial aired featuring what is probably a new Daft Punk song. The commercial displayed the above…
Liz Pelly | March 3, 2013 - 12:14 pm
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Watch Kendrick Lamar On SNL & “YOLO” Digital Short

Here's yet another indication, if we really needed one, that Kendrick Lamar is a freshly minted star: This weekend, he made his debut as Saturday
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2013 - 9:39 am
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McCartney & Nirvana Members – “Cut Me Some Slack” Studio Version & SNL Performance

In one of those bizarre and unforseeable titans-clashing musical events, Paul McCartney linked up with the surviving members of Nirvana, reunited for the occasion, to…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2012 - 9:19 am
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Watch Passion Pit Play SNL

This past weekend, Passion Pit passed yet another career milestone, serving as musical guests on the Christina Applegate-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. The band…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2012 - 8:56 am
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Watch Frank Ocean Play SNL

Last night, Frank Ocean performed on the first episode of Saturday Night Live's new season, which was hosted by Seth MacFarlane. If you've been dying…
Corban Goble | September 16, 2012 - 9:09 pm
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Joanna Newsom Does 7 Minutes In Heaven

SNL writer Mike O'Brien has a web series called 7 Minutes In Heaven, a show that features Mike and a celebrity guest in a closet.
Corban Goble | July 17, 2012 - 12:08 pm
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