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Watch TV On The Radio Perform “Happy Idiot” on ‘Letterman’

Celebrating the release of their fifth studio album, Brooklyn indie rockers, TV On The Radio, made a guest appearance at the Late Show With David Letterman on Friday, November 21. The band graced the audience with a performance of their song, “Happy Idiot,” taken from their newest record, Seeds, which came out on November 18 […]

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WATCH: Foo Fighters Cover Black Sabbath, Melt Faces

Foo Fighters began their week-long residency on the Late Show with David Letterman last night and to viewers’ delighted surprise the band covered the heavy metal behemoth of a track — “War Pigs.” Originally composed and released by Black Sabbath in 1970, “War Pigs” is a politically-charged, giant and downright classic metal song…and Foo Fighters […]

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Foo Fighters Tease More New Music in Preview for ‘Sonic Highways’

Foo Fighters have released an exciting new trailer for their upcoming HBO series Sonic Highways, which documents the process of writing and recording their upcoming album of the same name. The trailer highlights some of the places that the band visited while working on the project, some of the artists they spoke with, and most […]

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Watch Angel Olsen’s TV Debut on ‘Letterman’

It’s been four months since Angel Olsen‘s fantastic record Burn Your Fire For No Witness came out and not a week goes by that I don’t find myself listening to it in full. The only thing better than giving it a spin is hearing that material live. Thankfully the whole TV-watching world got a chance to […]

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Broken Bells, Sting, And More Pay Tribute To The Beatles’ First US Performance

This coming Sunday (February 9) marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ legendary debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. In honor of the Fab Four, David Letterman, who currently calls the Ed Sullivan Theater home, will be showcasing Beatles-inspired performances throughout the week. Thus far, Broken Bells joined forces with Ringo Starr to sing […]

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Watch Dum Dum Girls Perform “Rimbaud Eyes” on ‘Letterman’

Dum Dum Girls stopped by the Late Show with David Letterman a few nights ago to perform “Rimbaud Eyes” off of their new album. The performance shows they’ve still got it, and probably makes you question why you ever thought they’d lose it. Too True is their first new album in three years. Instead of the lo-fi sound we’re […]

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Watch Alt-J Perform “Fitzpleasure” on ‘Letterman’

English indie rock group Alt-J have been running nonstop ever since they dropped An Awesome Wave last year. They’re in the middle of an intense tour right now, yet squeezed in a pit stop last night to perform on the Late Show with David Letterman. They chose to play “Fitzpleasure,” and their performance was nothing less than […]

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Watch CHVRCHES Perform “We Sink” on ‘Letterman’

Scottish trio CHVRCHES have taken over America for months now, and it’s time they say farewell for 2013. They left the states with a bang, stopping by last night’s episode of Late Show with David Letterman to perform “We Sink” off their much-discussed debut LP, The Bones of What You Believe. Don’t forget that they also stopped by Jimmy […]

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WATCH: The Weeknd Performs “Pretty” on Letterman

Last night on the Late Show with David Letterman, Canada’s soulful crooner The Weeknd showed up in Knicks attire to perform “Pretty” off his debut album, Kiss Land.  With the help of some blue mood lighting and excellent backing musicians, The Weeknd brought the song to life. It got us excited about his upcoming tour […]

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Janelle Monáe Electric on Letterman

On Monday night, the eve of her album’s release, Janelle Monáe performed “Dance Apocalyptic” on the Late Show With David Letterman. She didn’t disappoint. True to her single, she danced as if the world was aflame. Shimmying like her life depended, Monáe left the floor in dire need of a waxing before hopping onto Letterman’s […]

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Passion Pit Perform Entire Set At Letterman’s Ed Sullivan Theater

Paul Shaffer’s legendary late-night band on David Letterman may have some competition after Passion Pit performed an entire set at the Ed Sullivan Theater. The band played the set in some snazzy suits, although it was a little late. The event was actually scheduled to happen last year, but vocalist Michael Angelakos assured the crowd […]

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WATCH: She & Him – “Never Wanted Your Love” (Live On Letterman)

There has long been a spot for good live music on David Letterman’s show. Recent guests She & Him did not do a full concert appearance, but he and her did play “Never Wanted Your Love” off their third album, the aptly titled Volume 3, recently. The duo consisting of M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel […]