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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 to revisit the hits — not the literal ones, unfortunately — of White’s wide-reaching, strange and prolific career so far. So, here’s 13 of Jack White’s most memorable collaborations. Sorry… More »

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Watch The Black Keys On Colbert

The Black Keys should already feel comfortable on the Colbert Report stage; they were there earlier this year to clown themselves for having so many…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2011 - 9:26 am

Tinariwen Bring TVOTR Members To Colbert

Last night's guest on The Colbert Report was Tinariwen, "from a North African nomadic tribe, which means they're always on tour." (Also: "Our guests tonight…
Amrit Singh | November 30, 2011 - 10:33 am

Watch Brian Eno On The Colbert Report

The musical guest on last night's Colbert Report was art-rock genius and production mastermind Brian Eno. During his interview with Colbert, he laughed a lot…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2011 - 9:59 am

Watch Coldplay On Colbert, Today

Last night, Coldplay were guests on The Colbert Report. Chris Martin, wearing some absurd sneakers and a weird splash of paint on his wrist, sat…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2011 - 8:54 am

Black Star’s Mos Def And Talib Kweli Do The Colbert Report

Way the hell back in 1998, underground-rap leading lights Mos Def and Talib Kweli teamed up to record the collaborative album Mos Def And Talib
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2011 - 9:24 am

Watch Radiohead On The Colbert Report

Last night, Stephen Colbert dedicated an entire hour-long episode of his television program to Radiohead, his guests. He interviewed them a couple of times, he…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2011 - 9:11 am

Radiohead Playing 2 Shows At Roseland Ballroom, 1 Hour Colbert Report Next Week

UPDATE: Radiohead’s New York week just got a little bigger! The band will also play two headlining shows at New York’s Roseland Ballroom, a venue…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2011 - 10:03 am

Jack White & Stephen Colbert In NYC: Photos, Video

Third Man Records and its label boss Jack White rolled into NYC's High Line this morning for the first public performance of Stephen Colbert &…
Scott Lapatine | June 24, 2011 - 5:17 pm

Watch All The Stephen Colbert x Jack White Videos, “Charlene II (I’m Over You)”

Jack White, who we last saw celebrating his divorce, invited Stephen Colbert to Nashville's Third Man Records for a three part interview that began during…
Scott Lapatine | June 22, 2011 - 10:15 am

Bon Iver Visits Colbert

Last night The Colbert Report started the week-long concert series "Dr Pepper Presents StePhest Colbchella '011: Rock You Like a Thirst-icane" with Bon Iver. Justin…
brandon | June 21, 2011 - 9:50 am

LCD Soundsystem On Colbert

LCD Soundsystem stopped by The Colbert Report last night to play "I Can Change," and James Murphy sat down with Colbert to talk about retirement…
jessica | February 15, 2011 - 9:41 am

LCD Soundsystem Say “Fuck You Scalpers” And Play Colbert Tonight

Here's hoping this comes up during their Colbert Report appearance tonight: By now you've probably heard about or experienced firsthand the frustrations of trying to…
jessica | February 14, 2011 - 1:08 pm

Vampire Weekend & The Black Keys Hit Colbert For A “Sell-Out-Off”

Last night's Report featured Stephen's analysis of the Grammys (he's a voting member of NARAS since he won a gramophone last year). It centered mostly…
Amrit Singh | January 12, 2011 - 10:27 am

Cee Lo’s “Fuck You” Becomes “Fox News” For Colbert

Cee Lo's you-can't-say-that-on-television hit "Fuck You" has propelled the man into the thicket of promotional consideration, a place he's been before, though usually with less…
Amrit Singh | November 10, 2010 - 6:05 pm

Video Of Elvis Costello On Colbert & Fallon, Video Of Elvis Costello’s Dad Singing In ’64

Elvis is busy in NYC right now, no surprise, the man tends toward a brisk pace of performance and productivity and NYC is the perfect…
Amrit Singh | November 5, 2010 - 3:08 pm

Peace, Crazy, Love Trains Collide At The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear

Hundreds of thousands of bloggers Americans gathered at the National Mall in D.C. today to watch Comedy Central stars John Stewart and Stephen Colbert and…
Scott Lapatine | October 30, 2010 - 7:29 pm

Week In Tweedy: Colbert, Letterman, Farm Aid 25

Busy last few days for Jeff Tweedy. Farm Aid's 25th Anniversary show took place Saturday, with Dave Matthews, Norah Jones, and Jeff Tweedy joining Willie…
jessica | October 7, 2010 - 10:08 am

Pavement Play Colbert, Stephen Grills Stephen

"Gold Soundz" was not the best song of the '90s. It wasn't even Pavement's best song of the '90s. (I'll make that claim without leaving…
brandon | September 21, 2010 - 10:47 am

Vampire Weekend On Colbert

Vampire Weekend made to The Colbert Report last night, sharing a stage for the second time this week with Colbert (both were at O'Brien's Radio
jessica | June 4, 2010 - 11:02 am

Vampire Weekend & Conan O’Brien Do “Walcott” @ Radio City Music Hall

The last time Scott and I went to Radio City Music Hall, we saw Peter Gabriel harness a spotlight with a mirrored power glove and…
Amrit Singh | June 2, 2010 - 11:03 am