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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 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

Watch Mac DeMarco Perform “On The Level” On Conan With Nathan Fielder On Fake Guitar

Mac DeMarco brought his This Old Dog promotional tour to Conan last night. He performed one of the album's finest offerings, the chillwave headtrip "On
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 10:14 am

Judd Apatow Shares A Good Story About Paul McCartney Recoiling Away From Him

After more than a decade of Hollywood-conquering success, Judd Apatow is probably pretty used to famous people being nice to him. He did, after all,…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2017 - 9:44 am

Watch The First Late Night TV Performance Of “Despacito” On Conan

The Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi has been a star in a number of Spanish-speaking countries for since the late '90s. (Fun fact: Fonsi is…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2017 - 8:52 am

Watch alt-J Play “In Cold Blood” On Conan

alt-J have a new album out called Relaxer, and last night they performed single "In Cold Blood" on Conan. The video for the song featured…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 6, 2017 - 10:31 am

Watch Sam Cohen & Danger Mouse Beautifully Cover “House Of The Rising Sun” & “Can’t Help Falling In Love” On Conan

Danger Mouse and Sam Cohen produced Resistance Radio, a companion soundtrack for Amazon's The Man In The High Castle. The show imagines a world in…
Chris DeVille | May 11, 2017 - 9:22 am

Watch The Zombies Play “Time Of The Season” & S-Town Theme “A Rose For Emily” On Conan

Right now, British Invasion psych-rock legends the Zombies are on tour in America. And last night, they were the musical guests on Conan, where they…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2017 - 9:22 am
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