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So Is Charli XCX’s Album Gonna Come Out Soon Or What

"Boys" is a blast, ain't it? The video Charli XCX directed for her new single, with its parade of preening male celebrities, is an instantly…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2017 - 5:04 pm

The Week In Pop

Hey Violet: When Going Pop Goes Right

If all songs are mirrors, revealing something about each listener depending on their reaction, "Guys My Age" is particularly reflective. Hearing 19-year-old Rena Lovelis dismiss…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2017 - 4:51 pm

The Week In Pop

When Bygone Pop Stars Attempt An Indie Reboot

When Michelle Branch announced her comeback album at the outset of this year, the name was familiar, but so was the maneuver. Branch, a 33-year-old…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2017 - 11:31 am

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Watch Spike Jonze Direct A Live Dance Film, Set To DJ Shadow & Run The Jewels, On The Tonight Show

Right now, Spike Jonze, the Oscar-winning filmmaker who is also arguably the greatest music video director who has ever lived, has a theatrical dance piece…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2017 - 11:24 am

Watch Patti Smith Perform “People Have The Power” On Fallon

On Thursday night, Patti Smith is performing at Central Park SummerStage in a special tribute concert honoring her late husband Fred "Sonic" Smith, but before…
James Rettig | September 13, 2017 - 10:22 am

Watch Prophets Of Rage Knock Out “Living On The 110″ On The Tonight Show

It apparently had to happen, and now it's almost here: The self-titled debut album from the Rage Against The Machine/Public Enemy/Cypress Hill supergroup Prophets Of…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2017 - 9:42 am

Watch Pete Townshend, Alfie Boe, & The Roots Play “Love Reign O’er Me” On Fallon

Pete Townshend and tenor Alfie Boe teamed up in 2015 for Classic Quadrophenia, an orchestral reimagining of the Who's classic 1973 double-LP. And last night,…
Peter Helman | September 9, 2017 - 2:23 pm

U2 Play Fallon With Updated “Bullet The Blue Sky” About Trump & North Korea

They didn't sing about pizza. Thank fucking god. Last night, U2 were guests on The Tonight Show, and there was a very well-founded fear that…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2017 - 9:07 am

Jimmy Fallon Is Going To Make U2 Sing About Pizza, Isn’t He

Look: We're all hoping this doesn't happen. We'd all love to see the forces of good taste win out. None of us wants to tune…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2017 - 12:06 pm

Watch Kesha & The Roots Cover “House Of The Rising Sun” Backstage At The Tonight Show

Last week, to celebrate the release of her hard-fought new album Rainbow, Kesha went on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to sing "Praying." And…
Peter Helman | August 17, 2017 - 9:31 pm

A$AP Mob – “Feels So Good” Video & Fallon Performance

Next month, A$AP Mob's August blitz of new releases will culminate when they drop the full A$AP Mob group album Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2017 - 9:13 am

Watch Riz Ahmed Perform An Intense A Cappella “Sour Times” On The Tonight Show, In Response To Charlottesville

Last night, the Swet Shop Boy and movie star Riz Ahmed was a guest on the first Tonight Show since the deadly white-supremacist riots in…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2017 - 10:10 am

Stream Kesha’s Rainbow & Watch Her Tonight Show Appearance

Kesha's hard-fought new album, Rainbow -- her first in five years -- is out today. Yesterday's Week In Pop column called it "beautiful to behold,"
James Rettig | August 11, 2017 - 9:52 am

Watch Action Bronson Perform “The Chairman’s Intent” On The Tonight Show

Last week, Action Bronson, who's getting ready to release the new Blue Chips 7000 album, unveiled the psychedelic video for his new single "The Chairman's
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2017 - 10:18 am

Watch Tame Impala Play “Love/Paranoia” On The Tonight Show

It's been more than two years now since Tame Impala released the synthy, expansive Currents, their last album. But that album has legs, and there's…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2017 - 8:17 am

Watch Slayer Play The Tonight Show

Back when Slayer were setting new standards for speed and brutality, helping to establish thrash metal as a thing, people just weren't booking extreme metal…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2017 - 9:18 am

Watch SZA & Travis Scott Perform “Love Galore” Together On The Tonight Show

Last month, the neo-neo-soul star SZA finally got around to releasing Ctrl, her powerful debut album. And last night, she was on The Tonight Show
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2017 - 9:14 am
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