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The Strokes Saw Bowfinger To Calm Down Before Their First Gig

The Guardian interviewed guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. and producer Gordon Raphael for a new feature about the early days of the Strokes, and it includes some interesting tidbits. For instance: Hammond explains that before playing their first show, the band was so nervous that they decided to calm down by seeing the Eddie Murphy/Steve… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 24, 2015

SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Win Butler, Taylor Swift, Jack White, Paul Simon, Justin Timberlake (along with the rest of N*SYNC), Bon Jovi, Elvis Costello, Debbie Harry, Miley Cyrus, and… More »

By: James Rettig / February 15, 2015

Bonnaroo 2010: Friday In Photos & Videos

We're live tweeting and shooting everything 'Roo at stereogum.com/bonnaroo. Here's the best of Friday... More »

By: Erika / June 12, 2010

Paul Simon Does “Late In The Evening” With The Roots

They performed it on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, so the One-Trick Pony track has something conceptual to its joyful, horn-lined lilt. Even if Fallon's jokes don't always work, his sound people generally do, and it's not surprising the Roots handle the instrumentation tightly and with swing (hello, summer). For his part, Simon seems fairly… More »

By: brandon / June 3, 2009