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Madame X Is The Best Madonna Album In A Long Time

"Hey young people - you're getting older every second. It's what we do. One day someone will tell you to stop and you'll be all…
Chris DeVille | June 13, 2019 - 4:57 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

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Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, & Charlie Puth Star In New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund PSA

A bunch of famous New Jersey natives have recorded messages for the newly-launched New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. (Why wasn't I asked?!) They include Bruce…
James Rettig | March 24, 2020 - 11:55 am

Watch Moses Sumney Make One Hell Of A US TV Debut On Colbert

Moses Sumney is a pretty incredible live performer. I've you've been to enough music festivals over the past few years, you already knew that. And…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2020 - 8:53 am

Watch Algiers Perform “Dispossession” On Colbert

Experimental gospel-punks Algiers just released their new album There Is No Year last month. And last night, they made their network television debut, delivering a…
Peter Helman | February 1, 2020 - 11:04 am

Watch Michael Stipe Tell Stephen Colbert About His Favorite Radiohead Song And The Time He Told Trump To Shut Up At A Patti Smith Concert

Michael Stipe recently released his first two solo singles, "Your Capricious Soul" and "Drive To The Ocean." The R.E.M. singer also has a new photo…
Chris DeVille | January 31, 2020 - 9:56 am

Watch Miranda Lambert’s Charming Performance Of “Tequila Does” On Colbert

Have you seen Miranda Lambert live lately? You really should. Late last year, I watched her play a set of end-to-end bangers at my local…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2020 - 9:00 am

Watch Sharon Van Etten & Norah Jones Sing A Transformed “Seventeen” On Colbert

Way back in January, Sharon Van Etten released "Seventeen," a single from her album Remind Me Tomorrow that would go on to rank highly in…
Chris DeVille | December 20, 2019 - 9:09 am

Watch The Weeknd Sing “Blinding Lights” On Colbert

Last week, the Weeknd released two new songs, "Heartless" and "Blinding Lights." Two nights ago, he performed the former on The Late Show With Stephen
Peter Helman | December 7, 2019 - 11:08 am

Watch The Weeknd Sing “Heartless” While Wandering Through The Colbert Studio

The Weeknd season has fully arrived. This month, Abel Tesfaye makes his acting debut, playing himself in the Safdie Brothers' much-anticipated new movie Uncut Gems.
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2019 - 8:56 am

Watch Pharrell Perform Netflix Doc Song “Letter To My Godfather” On Colbert

Earlier this year, Netflix released a new documentary called The Black Godfather about the life and times of music business exec Clarence Avant. Pegged to…
James Rettig | December 5, 2019 - 9:53 am

Lorde Got Pranked On Colbert

Lorde has been in hibernation for most of this year down in her native New Zealand. But earlier this month she shared a note explaining…
James Rettig | November 19, 2019 - 9:55 am

Watch The 1975 Perform “Frail State Of Mind” On Colbert

We'll have to check the books to verify this, but Matty Healy is almost certainly the first pop heartthrob ever to show up on a…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2019 - 8:58 am

Watch Thom Yorke Play A Lovely Solo-Piano “Daily Battles” On Colbert

Back in August, Thom Yorke and Flea shared "Daily Battles" a beautiful slow-floating song that the two of them wrote for Motherless Brooklyn, Edward Norton's…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2019 - 8:57 am

Watch King Princess Make An Impressive US TV Debut On Colbert

Mikaela Mullaney Straus, the Brooklyn-born pop insurgent known as King Princess, doesn't turn 21 until next month, but she's clearly already spent a bunch of…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2019 - 8:51 am

Watch Miranda Lambert Sing “It All Comes Out In The Wash” On Colbert

Miranda Lambert is busy these days. Tomorrow, the long-reigning country star will release her new album Wildcard, and she's been dropping advance singles like crazy…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2019 - 9:37 am

Watch Big Thief’s Stunning Performance Of “Not” On Colbert

What a time to be Big Thief. Today, the New York band releases Two Hands, their second frankly amazing album of 2019. (The first was…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2019 - 9:07 am
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