Showing All "Yeah Yeah Yeahs" Posts

Mainstream American rock music, as you might recall, was in rough shape in the late '90s. The Alt-Nation era had run out of road for the most part, giving way to legions of awful post-grunge and…   Read Story »
Karen O soundtracks a new holiday commercial from Target with a modern take on the 1949 Christmas song "Marshmallow World," which was written by Carl Sigman and composed by peter DeRose. And if I'm…   Read Story »
I first learned about the music scene roulette known as the Rock Lottery when some industrious creative types in Columbus started throwing their own annual holiday spinoff, the Rock Potluck, about a…   Read Story »
Julian Casablancas and Karen O came to international attention in 2001 as part of the burgeoning NYC rock scene, and both artists just released new albums, Tyranny and Crush Songs, respectively. In…   Read Story »
Head Wound City was a mid-2000s supergroup comprised of Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner, the Blood Brothers' Jordan Blilie and Cody Votolato, and the Locust's Justin Pearson and Gabe Serbian. The group…   Read Story »
Crush Songs, the collection of lo-fi bedroom songs that Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O recorded a few years ago, is coming out in a week. Until this morning, the only song we'd heard from the album…   Read Story »
Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O is going to release Crush Songs, her first-ever solo album, in a couple of months, and this morning marks the first time we get to hear anything from it. First single…   Read Story »
Karen Lee Orzolek, known to most of us as Karen O, has led the Yeah Yeah Yeahs for 14 years, but she's never released a solo album. (Her score for Spike Jonze's Where The Wild Things Are was credited…   Read Story »
Alan Licht and Brian Chase recently announced their plan to release a collaborative album. Chase is best known for drumming in the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, while Licht remains a heavyweight of experimental…   Read Story »
It's a testament to Karen O's incredibly strong songwriting that the delicate "Moon Song" manages to stand out amidst the lush melancholia of Arcade Fire and Owen Pallett's score for Her. The song…   Read Story »