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20 Covers Of Radiohead’s “Creep,” Rated

In the never-ending curious case of Radiohead, you have a slew of their most iconic songs out there -- beloved, covered, cited. Songs that have…
Ryan Leas | November 26, 2014 - 2:37 pm


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


The 12 Best Late Night TV Performances Of 2009

It was a tumultuous year for late night laffs, with Jimmy Fallon joining the fray, Conan taking over Tonight only to find awful Leno sink…
Amrit Singh | December 21, 2009 - 6:48 pm

More Conan O'Brien stories

Watch Neko Case Sing The Hell Out Of “Bad Luck” On Conan

There are some singers who are just different live than they are on record. Neko Case is one of those. On her albums, she always…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2018 - 9:58 am

Watch Johnny Marr Play The New Song “Bug” On Conan

Late-night OG Conan O'Brien recently sat for a long interview with Vulture's David Marchese, and he talked about his plan to turn his hour-long late-night…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2018 - 9:57 am

James Comey Sings Beyoncé On Conan

Oh no there's now a video of James Comey just-barely singing Beyoncé's "Sandcastles." The former FBI director recently guested on Conan to talk about his…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 25, 2018 - 12:10 pm

Watch The Breeders Return To Conan After 25 Years

Back in 1993, the first year that Conan O'Brien was the host of Late Night, the Breeders appeared on his show. Back then, O'Brien's Late
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2018 - 9:12 am

Natalie Prass Looked Like A Star On Conan Last Night

Three years ago, Natalie Prass arrived with a self-titled album full of starry-eyed, big-hearted orchestral pop; it was one of the strongest debuts we've heard…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2018 - 9:28 am

Watch Margo Price Play “Pay Gap” With A Nod To Frances McDormand’s Oscar Speech On Conan

Two of Jack White's favorite celebrities crossed paths last night: Conan O'Brien, the talk-show host with whom White has maintained a long and fruitful relationship
Chris DeVille | March 8, 2018 - 9:51 am

Watch Grizzly Bear Perform “Losing All Sense” On Conan

Last year, Grizzly Bear released a new album, Painted Ruins, and they've been sporadically making the TV rounds since then, appearing on Colbert, Jools Holland,…
James Rettig | January 19, 2018 - 10:04 am

Watch Talib Kweli Play Conan With Anderson .Paak & Kaytranada

Last month, Talib Kweli released his new album Radio Silence, and on the single "Traveling Light," he teamed up with boho-soul livewire Anderson .Paak over…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2017 - 9:35 am

Watch King Krule Play A Strange, Magnetic “Dum Surfer” On Conan

King Krule released the drizzly, atmospheric album The Ooz last month. It's not the sort of album that you might imagine would lead to invitations…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 8:47 am

Watch Rostam Break Out “Gwan” On Conan

Rostam's new album, Half-Light, came out last week and yesterday he appeared on Conan to perform stand-out track "Gwan." Rostam was joined by a large…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 22, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Watch Parcels Make Their TV Debut On Conan

Earlier this year, Berlin-via-Australia band Parcels released "Overnight," a song that was produced and co-written by none other than Daft Punk. Last night, they made…
James Rettig | September 13, 2017 - 2:10 pm

Watch Rancid Sprint Through “Ghost Of A Chance” On Conan

Bay Area punk rock kings Rancid are not on TV nearly enough, especially considering that they just released the perfectly good new album Trouble Maker
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2017 - 9:51 am

Watch Aimee Mann Play A Lovely String-Laden “Patient Zero” On Conan

Aimee Mann stopped by Conan last night to promote her recent release Mental Illness, a recent Album Of The Week honoree. Backed by a full…
Chris DeVille | August 11, 2017 - 9:33 am

Watch Benjamin Booker Break Out “Right On You” For Conan

Benjamin Booker appeared on Conan last night to perform a song off of his new album Witness. The band launched into "Right On You," and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 9, 2017 - 10:12 am

Watch Mastodon Rip Through “Show Yourself” On Conan

"Show Yourself" might be the most down-the-middle, Foo Fighters-y rocker on Atlanta metal veterans Mastodon's new album Emperor Of Sand, but Mastodon still come off…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2017 - 9:38 am
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