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The 13 Best Jack White Collaborations

On the heels of Jack White's new album announcement as well as the unveiling of Blunderbuss's first single "Love Interruption," we thought it was time…
Stereogum | February 2, 2012 - 2:45 pm

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Watch Grizzly Bear Play “Mourning Sound” On Colbert

Today, Grizzly Bear are back with Painted Ruins, their first album in five years. And last night, the New York art-rockers were the musical guests…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2017 - 9:11 am

Watch Liam Gallagher Make His American Solo TV Debut On Colbert

After years leading Oasis and Beady Eye, Liam Gallagher has followed his brother Noel's lead and gone solo. That means we're getting a whole lot…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2017 - 8:46 am

Watch Arcade Fire’s Colbert Performance, Complete With Fake Infomercial

Arcade Fire have treated every aspect of the release of their new album, the not-exactly-beloved Everything Now, as a sort of performance-art stunt about corporate…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2017 - 9:08 am

Watch Randy Newman Play “Putin” In Front Of Pictures Of Putin On Colbert

This week, the great satirical veteran singer-songwriter Randy Newman releases his new album Dark Matter. And last night, he was on Colbert singing "Putin," his…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2017 - 9:29 am

Watch Spoon Play “Can I Sit Next To You” On Colbert

Spoon's most recent album, Hot Thoughts, was released back in March and the band's been touring on the heels of it in the months since.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 28, 2017 - 10:02 am

Watch Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, & James McAlister Play “Mercury” On Colbert

Last month, Sufjan Stevens got together with fellow orchestral-impressionist types Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, and James McAlister to release Planetarium, a concept album about the…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2017 - 8:57 am

Watch The New Pornographers Bring “Whiteout Conditions” And Neko Case To Colbert

In Whiteout Conditions, the New Pornographers have one of their best albums in years and one of the best of this year. They proved it…
Chris DeVille | July 14, 2017 - 9:00 am

Behold The Strange Vision Of Joe Scarborough Performing With His Band On Colbert

With apologies to Jay-Z/Kanye West and Young Dolph/Blac Youngsta, the summer's best rap feud is clearly the bitter rivalry between two old men, neither of…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2017 - 12:43 pm

Watch Swet Shop Boys Make Their Debut TV Appearance on Colbert

Swet Shop Boys -- the trans-Atlantic crew made up of Heems, Riz Ahmed, and producer Redinho -- made their television debut together on Colbert last…
James Rettig | June 30, 2017 - 10:55 am

Watch Jason Isbell Perform A Rousing “Hope The High Road” On Colbert

Earlier this month, the great roots-music songwriter Jason Isbell and his band the 400 Unit released a moving and excellent album called The Nashville Sound.
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2017 - 9:22 am

Watch Fleet Foxes Perform On Colbert & CBS This Morning

Fleet Foxes' long-awaited, Father John Misty-approved album Crack-Up finally came out yesterday. They celebrated by stopping by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to play…
Peter Helman | June 17, 2017 - 11:18 am

Watch Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds’ Gorgeous Colbert Performance

Nick Cave is one of our greatest working live performers, but you might not expect his particular form of burning intensity to translate to late-night…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2017 - 8:49 am

Watch Feist & Stephen Colbert Sing “Century” Together

Earlier this spring, Leslie Feist returned with Pleasure, her first album in six years. One of the album's singles was "Century," a duet with Pulp…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2017 - 9:25 am

Watch The War On Drugs Play A Four-Guitar Version Of “Holding On” On Colbert

Last week, the War On Drugs announced the details of their next album A Deeper Understanding, and they also shared the lovely new single "Holding
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2017 - 8:43 am
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