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We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Tame Impala

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2020 - 9:30 am

The Week In Pop

20 Years Ago, Eminem’s “Stan” Predicted The Dark Side Of Modern Fandom

Eminem must have been trembling. It was 4 o'clock in the morning sometime last month, and he'd been awakened by a blaring alarm in his…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2020 - 3:19 pm

The Week In Pop

If You Think “Hot Girl Bummer” Is Bad, Just Wait Till You Hear blackbear’s Other Songs

It's physics: For every "Hot Girl Summer" there is an equal and opposite "Hot Girl Bummer." I don't make the rules. Take it up with…
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2020 - 4:52 pm

More Jimmy Fallon stories

Watch The Flaming Lips Perform “God And The Policeman” In Plastic Bubbles On Fallon

The Flaming Lips just released their new album American Head yesterday. And last night, they went on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform…
Peter Helman | September 12, 2020 - 12:24 pm

Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Hall & Oates’ “Maneater” On Fallon

Miley Cyrus appeared as a guest on last night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where she performed her recent single "Midnight Sky"
Peter Helman | September 11, 2020 - 1:27 pm

Watch Orville Peck & Shania Twain Sing “Legends Never Die” In An Empty Bar On Fallon

Last year, the masked country singer Orville Peck emerged from nowhere with his fringed Lone Ranger mask and his fully-formed glam-Nashville sound. He also had…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2020 - 9:06 am

Trey Anastasio Was Late-Night TV’s First In-Studio Musical Guest Since March

When the pandemic started shutting the world down in March, late-night TV shows moved production online, shooting segments and doing interviews virtually. Music performances were…
James Rettig | August 11, 2020 - 9:23 pm

Watch Angel Olsen Play A Mesmerizing “Whole New Mess” On Fallon

Angel Olsen announced her new album Whole New Mess yesterday by sharing its haunting title track. This morning we published a new cover story on
Chris DeVille | July 29, 2020 - 2:56 pm

Perfume Genius Played Fallon From An Empty Venue, And It Ruled

Perfume Genius played The Tonight Show last night, which is exciting in its own right. But also, oh my God, it was something like a…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2020 - 9:31 am

Watch My Morning Jacket Play A Lovely “Spinning My Wheels” On Fallon

Almost a year ago, My Morning Jacket finished off a short run of US shows by headlining Forest Hills Stadium in Queens. This was the…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2020 - 9:02 am

Watch Brittany Howard’s Powerful “Goat Head” Performance Fallon

Last year, Alabama Shakes leader Brittany Howard released her thoughtful, funky, genre-agnostic solo album Jaime. Howard had already proven herself as a great rock frontwoman,…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2020 - 9:53 am

No Time For Michael Stipe & Aaron Dessner’s Tonight Show Performance Like Now

At the end of March, Michael Stipe shared a new collaboration with the National's Aaron Dessner called "No Time For Love Like Now." When Stipe…
Chris DeVille | June 23, 2020 - 10:58 pm

Watch Courtney Barnett Bring “Sunday Roast” To Thursday Fallon

Might as well get Courtney Barnett in the quarantine-era late-night-TV solo-performance rotation, yeah? The Melbourne slacker-rocker extraordinaire played an MTV Unplugged last year, and she's…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2020 - 11:32 am

Billy Corgan Brings “Hard Times” To Fallon Because, Well, You Know

Smashing Pumpkins are working on a double album right now, or at least they were before pandemic times. Supposedly, it's the mostly reunited band's real…
Chris DeVille | May 19, 2020 - 9:46 am

Watch The Killers Play A Pretty Great “Caution” On The Tonight Show

Back in March, around the same time that the pandemic ground American life to a halt, the Killers announced the forthcoming release of their album…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2020 - 9:28 am

Watch Ezra Koenig Play A Solo-Piano Vampire Weekend Medley On Fallon

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig hasn't really been participating in the singer-songwriter quarantine Olympics. We haven't seen Koenig, for instance, posting a bunch of videos of…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2020 - 9:22 am
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