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Conor Oberst was the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC last night. He and the band performed "Zigzagging Toward the Light," off his new album, Upside Down Mountain, his Nonesuch Records debut, released earlier this year. You can watch the performance here. Oberst performs holiday-season benefit shows in New York and California in December and releases an exclusive 7" vinyl single for Record Store Black Friday on November 28.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoVideoMonday, November 3, 2014|0 comments
Lianne La Havas joined Prince on Saturday Night Live this past weekend to perform “Clouds,” from his new album, Art Official Age, recently released on Warner Bros. Records. La Havas, who released her debut album, Is Your Love Big Enough?, on Nonesuch in 2012, contributed vocals to the track on Prince's album and to open his special eight-minute set on the show Saturday night on NBC. Fans in the US can watch the set again here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoVideoWednesday, October 29, 2014|1 comments
The Black Keys, who are currently touring North America on their Turn Blue world tour, recently sat down to discuss life on the road in a new video. The video offers a look on stage and behind the scenes as band mates Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney talk about the evolution of their touring life, from humble beginnings to now, when the important things remain the same, despite the change in venues. See what they have to say here. The tour heads to Vancouver Thursday before headed back to the US West Coast. What's more the band is giving away an autographed U-Turn turntable, their complete album discography on vinyl, and more.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour VideoVideoTuesday, October 28, 2014|1 comments
Wilco was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, performing "A Magazine Called Sunset" plus a web-exclusive take on "Cars Can't Escape," both of which are featured on their forthcoming box set of rare studio and live recordings, Alpha Mike Foxtrot. Also on The Tonight Show, Wilco's Tweedy joins Ewan McGregor, Jimmy Fallon, and Charles Barkley for a game of charades. You can watch that and the two performances here. Wilco begins a sold-out, three-night run at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester tonight; in early December, the band will play six, sold-out shows at Chicago’s Riviera Theatre.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour Television VideoVideoThursday, October 16, 2014|0 comments
Sam Amidon is the guest on today's episode of NPR's World Cafe. He is joined by guitarist Bill Frisell, who is featured on Amidon's new album, Lily-O, to perform four songs from the album: "Walkin' Boss," "Blue Mountains," "Your Lone Journey," and a web-exclusive take on "Groundhog Variations." The two also talk with World Cafe host David Dye about recording of the new album in Iceland and more. You can watch their performance of "Walkin' Boss" below and hear the complete session at npr.org.