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By: Stereogum / March 14, 2013

Watch Yeah Yeah Yeahs Play Four Mosquito Songs At SXSW

Last night, after sets from Nick Cave and Café Tacvba, Yeah Yeah Yeahs played to a rapt audience at Stubb's outdoor stage for NPR's SXSW showcase. Sporting a bedazzled, bright yellow suit, one neon green glove, and a headlamp, Karen O led the band through a raucous 12-song set that included four cuts from the… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 14, 2013

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Sacrilege”

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have already teased bits from their new album Mosquito and we've gotten a deeper sneak peek of two new tracks from a show they played in California last month. Today, Zane Lowe premiered "Sacrilege," the first single from the album. Check it out below. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / February 25, 2013

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Playing SXSW, Release 2nd Mosquito Teaser

Last month, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs announced the impending release of their new album Mosquito, teasing it with a quick trailer video. They're still keeping most of the actual sounds on the album secret, but they've finally parted with one more teaser. It's got 49 seconds of a new song called "Always," which, judging… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 13, 2013

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Mosquito Details

Well, that was fast. Not one hour ago, we posted footage of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs debuting two new songs live onstage over the weekend. And now they've let us in on a whole bunch of info about that album. First off: It's called Mosquito, and its cover art will be haunting my nightmare… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 14, 2013

Watch Yeah Yeah Yeahs Play Two New Songs In Pomona

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have a new album, their first in four years, coming out in spring. And Friday night at Pomona, California's Glass House, they played a small show and gave us our first idea of what the reactivated band will sound like. They opened with one new song, a simplistic and confident martial stom… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 14, 2013

Watch Karen O Sing “Duet” Live On Triple J

Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O brought Stop The Virgens, the "psycho-opera" that she debuted in New York last year, to Sydney's Vivid Festival last weekend. And in the process of promoting it, she recently visited the Australian radio network Triple J and performed a tender live-in-studio acoustic version of "Duet," one of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 4, 2012

Hear Macy Gray Cover Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Radiohead, Arcade Fire

Today, scratchy-voiced soul singer Macy Gray releases her new album Covered, which, naturally enough, consists mostly of covers. Most of those covers are fairly WTF in nature, including a version of Colbie Callait's "Bubbly" that features motherfucking Idris Elba. Stringer Bell! Singing "Bubbly"! And below, we've got streams of Gray's versions of the Yeah Yeah… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 26, 2012

Canyons – “When I See You Again (Nick Zinner Remix)”

Late last fall, Aussie psych-dance duo Canyons put out Keep Your Dreams, and a cut from that album, "When I See You Again," is now the subject of a Nick Zinner remix. Stream it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 20, 2012

Check Out Pics From Creators Project SF Feat. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, DJs LCD Soundsystem, Shabazz Palaces

Vice & Intel's Creators Project -- you'll recall NYC incarnation from late last year -- made its way out to the Bay this weekend for a West Coast version of the festival held in San Francisco's Fort Mason Center. Wilson Lee was there to document the music aspects of the event, which featured… More »

By: Corban Goble / March 20, 2012

Watch A Documentary On Karen O’s Stop The Virgens

Last year, Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O mounted an ambitious theatrical project in the form of Stop The Virgens, a "psycho opera" that was part of the big Creators Project event in New York. And now there's a two-part documentary about the project, following it from its genesis to the moment it came to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 2, 2012

Grinderman – “Bellringer Blues (Nick Zinner Remix)” Video

Though Grinderman is no more, their catalog lives on in the form of March's Grinderman 2 RMX remix LP. A while back, we posted a track from that affair, Nick Zinner's remix of "Bellringer Blues," and now that track has a black-and-white, surveillance camera-style video. Check it out below. More »

By: Corban Goble / January 19, 2012

Trent Reznor Unveils Bryan Ferry Cover, “Immigrant Song” Video

The theatrical release of David Fincher's take on The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo looms ever closer, which explains that creeping dread you've been feeling. And the Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross score for the film will have at least two actual songs attached, both of them covers. First, Reznor roped the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Kare… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 12, 2011

Trent Reznor & Karen O Cover “Immigrant Song”

Earlier this year, a trailer for David Fincher's Girl With The Dragon Tattoo movie featured a cover of Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" from Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor, who also teamed up with Atticus Ross to score the movie, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs main lady Karen O. And as the movie'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 2, 2011

David Lynch – “Pinky’s Dream” (Feat. Karen O)

Mr. Lynch and YYYs' Virgens stopper Karen O have collaborated on a track for David's Crazy Clown Time LP, called "Pinky's Dream," and it represents with a proper dollop of the troubled psyche/anguished heroine panache you'd hope for from just such a collabO. Grab it:… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 28, 2011

Karen O Covers Willie Nelson And Waylon Jennings For Chipotle

A few weeks ago, Willie Nelson covered a Coldplay song for a Chipotle online video. That was pretty weird! Now, Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O has covered the classic Willie Nelson/Waylon Jennings duet "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys" for a different Chipotle online video, and it's slightly… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 12, 2011

Hear Karen O & Trent Reznor Cover Zeppelin

Oscar-winning industrialist Trent Reznor's working with The Social Network director David Fincher again, this time on the soundtrack for the forthcoming English-language film adaptation of Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. One of those tracks is a cover of Led Zeppelin's "The Immigrant Song" with Where The Wild Things Are's Karen O… More »

By: brandon / May 31, 2011

Absolut Karen O

Karen O appeared on the Jackass 3D soundtrack last year, and the band's "Heads Will Roll" was mashed and butchered with "Thriller" on Glee. Otherwise we haven't heard much lately from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and/or Karen O. Now we know of at least one thing she's up to: modeling. That's her i… More »

By: jessica / February 8, 2011

Hear Glee‘s Yeah Yeah Yeahs/Michael Jackson Mashup

Nick Zinner is going to be spinning in the coffin he sleeps in after he feeds when he hears this. It's Glee's mix of "Heads Will Roll" and "Thriller," which will appear in the show's Super Bowl episode. That episode airs after the Super Bowl on Fox, because the lead-in audience potential is huge, obviously. More »

By: jessica / February 1, 2011

Karen O – “If You’re Gonna Be Dumb, You Gotta Be Tough”

With Matador's 21st birthday out of the way and the Pavement reunion coming to a somewhat acrimonious close therein, the gaze of pop cultural nostalgia shifts a few years to the right on the timeline with the pending release of the Jackass movie. Yay? Not really, for me, though watching Steve O and Johnny… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 6, 2010