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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 Car Seat Headrest Make TV Debut On Colbert

A year ago, Car Seat Headrest mastermind Will Toledo was a mysterious bedroom-popper throwing album after album up on Bandcamp. Things change. Just in the…
Tom Breihan | 8:45 am
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Stephen Colbert & John Oliver Spoof That Celebrity “Fight Song” Video For Hillary Clinton

This week's Democratic National Convention saw the debut of a music video featuring Rachel Platten and dozens of other celebrities singing "Fight Song" in support…
Peter Helman | July 28, 2016 - 8:55 pm
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Watch Ryan Adams Play An Acoustic “Oh My Sweet Carolina” On Colbert

This is the first year in a few that hasn't seen a new album from Ryan Adams, but a few months ago, he did release…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2016 - 9:12 am
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Colbert Bumps Case/Lang/Veirs For More Donald Trump Jokes

case/lang/veirs, the singer-songwriter team-up of Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs, released their self-titled debut album last month. The supergroup was scheduled to play…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2016 - 8:26 pm
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Watch Nice As Fuck Make Their TV Debut On Colbert

After some inauspicious early concerts and a surprise-released debut LP, the Jenny Lewis/Erika Forster/Tennessee Thomas post-punk trio Nice As Fuck grandly stepped into the spotlight…
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2016 - 9:31 am

Watch Parquet Courts & Bun B Perform Together On Colbert

Nervy New York postpunks Parquet Courts and UGK rap legend Bun B both have roots in Texas, but beyond that, you might not expect the…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2016 - 9:59 am
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Watch Blink-182 Play A New Song And A Classic On Colbert

After scoring a #1 album and finally ending Drake's interminable run atop the charts, '90s pop-punk kings Blink-182 took a victory lap last night, doing…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2016 - 11:12 am
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Watch Sturgill Simpson & Stephen Colbert Hit The Waffle House

Earlier this year, upon learning that Waffle House restaurants include jukeboxes full of songs about Waffle House, Stephen Colbert invited the great country music rulebreaker…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2016 - 11:11 am
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Watch Schoolboy Q Do An Intense “THat Part” On Colbert

In scarcely more than a week, Schoolboy Q will release the new album Blank Face LP, and everything I've heard leads me to believe it'll…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2016 - 9:39 am
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Watch Stephen Colbert’s Uncut Version Of Kanye West’s “Famous” Video

Late-night hosts must love Kanye West. Virtually everything he does is worthy of at least a monologue joke, if not a full comedy bit. And…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2016 - 10:23 am
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Watch Stephen Colbert Mock Ticketmaster’s List Of Concerts Eligible For Ticket Vouchers

Ticketmaster lost the class action lawsuit Schlesinger v. Ticketmaster, and as a result they're giving away $5 million in free concert tickets. Anyone who purchased…
Chris DeVille | June 24, 2016 - 11:53 am
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Stephen Colbert Weighs In On Led Zeppelin Trial: “They’re Screwed”

Earlier this week, the trial over the famous opening guitar riff to Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" finally got started (though may already be on…
James Rettig | June 17, 2016 - 5:04 pm
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Watch Hinds Make Their American TV Debut On Colbert

Spanish garage rockers Hinds made their American TV debut last night, performing Leave Me Alone single "Garden" on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. They…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2016 - 10:05 am
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Watch Aesop Rock & Yo La Tengo Perform Together On Colbert

We already knew it was happening, but last night, we got a mystical convergence of esoteric underground-music veterans, when Yo La Tengo backed up Aesop…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2016 - 8:57 am
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Yo La Tengo Will Be Aesop Rock’s Backing Band On Colbert Tonight

If you were paying attention to independent music in the late '90s and early '00s, tonight's episode of the Late Show With Stephen Colbert just…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2016 - 11:07 am
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Watch Skrillex & Chance The Rapper Remix Stephen Colbert’s Monologue, Perform With Hundred Waters

Earlier this year, Florida pop impressionists Hundred Waters released a new version of their track "Show Me Love" that featured an absolutely nuts lineup of…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2016 - 9:01 am
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Watch Death Cab For Cutie Perform “No Room In Frame” On Colbert

Death Cab For Cutie were one of the acts scheduled to perform on the last day of Governors Ball this past weekend, which was cancelled
James Rettig | June 7, 2016 - 9:40 am
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Watch A Loopy Neil Young Talk About PONO & GMOs On Colbert

Earlier this week, crotchety old rock legend Neil Young turned heads when he said that he was totally OK with the idea of Donald Trump
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2016 - 9:22 am
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Watch Stephen Colbert Parody Kanye West’s Intense Ellen Interview

Earlier this week, Kanye West gave an intense, passionate interview on Ellen, an occasion ripe for parody, which is exactly what Stephen Colbert did on…
James Rettig | May 21, 2016 - 2:58 pm
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Watch Wolf Parade Perform A New Song Medley On Colbert

Wolf Parade made their grand return this weekend with a five-night residency (still ongoing) in New York, and they stopped by The Late Show With
James Rettig | May 21, 2016 - 11:01 am
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