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Watch Ashley Monroe Sing a Sultry ‘I Buried Your Love Alive’ on ‘Conan’

Downcast country singer Ashley Monroe stopped by Conan last night to perform "I Buried Your Love Alive," which of course appears on her most recent…
Rachel Brodsky / August 27, 2015

Grace Potter’s Joyous ‘Empty Heart’ Performance Will Lift Your Spirits

All it takes is a little burst of Grace Potter's sun-soaked vocals and guitar shredding to liven up a Tuesday morning: Last night, the Vermont…
Brennan Carley / August 18, 2015

Mikal Cronin Asks ‘Conan’ to ‘Turn Around’

In celebration of his just-released album, MCIII, Mikal Cronin stopped by Conan to play his television debut of "Turn Around." Accompanied by a full string…
Rachel Brodsky / May 5, 2015

A Relaxed Tame Impala Just ‘Let It Happen’ on ‘Conan’

Much like Sturgill Simpson did on Monday, Tame Impala killed some of the time between the first and second weekends of Coachella by appearing on Conan. The psych-rock…
James Grebey / April 16, 2015

Sturgill Simpson Brought a String Section to ‘Conan’ for ‘Just Let Go’

Sturgill Simpson is currently killing time between the first weekend at Coachella and the festival's upcoming second weekend, so the country star decided to stop…
James Grebey / April 14, 2015

Tinashe Shows Off Her Moves While Playing ‘All Hands On Deck’ for ‘Conan’

Yesterday started off with Tinashe dancing inside of a shipping container, but it ended with the 22-year-old singer dancing in the slightly roomier confines of Conan's…
James Grebey / April 7, 2015

Tobias Jesso Jr. Plays ‘Without You’ (But With a Full String Section) on ‘Conan’

Tobias Jesso Jr. appeared on Conan last night to play his passionate love song, "Without You," and while the love he sang about was sadly nowhere…
James Grebey / March 17, 2015

Jeff Bridges Promotes Meditation Album By, Uh, Playing a Song From ‘Crazy Heart’ on ‘Conan’

Jeff Bridges, also known as "The Dude," is promoting his new mediation album, Sleeping Tapes, from that wonderfully strange Super Bowl ad. Thing is, weird soothing…
James Grebey / February 6, 2015

Seinabo Sey Makes Captivating U.S. Television Debut on ‘Conan’

On last night's episode of Conan, Swedish electropop vocalist Seinabo Sey — who'll soon grace a stamp with her face in her home country — made her U.S.
Brennan Carley / February 3, 2015

Run the Jewels ‘Lie, Cheat, Steal’ on ‘Conan’

Goddamn, Run the Jewels are cool. Killer Mike and El-P dropped by Conan on Thursday night to perform "Lie, Cheat, Steal" off of their second self-titled record,…
James Grebey / January 16, 2015

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen Joke About Sleater-Kinney on ‘Conan’

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen work together on the hilarious IFC show Portlandia, but Brownstein is obviously also a co-frontwoman of the recently reunited indie-punk…
James Grebey / January 13, 2015

Vance Joy Pulls ‘Conan’ Into His ‘Riptide’

Armed only with a ukulele and his pristine voice, Vance Joy went on Conan on Wednesday night to play a stirring rendition of his big hit "Riptide."
James Grebey / December 18, 2014

Watch the Decemberists ‘Make You Better’ on ‘Conan’

A few days after releasing their kitschy "Make You Butter" — er, "Make You Better" — video, the Decemberists visited Conan last night to perform…
Rachel Brodsky / December 4, 2014

The New Pornographers Turn ‘Conan’ Into a ‘Dancehall’

Continuing their cross-country Brill Bruisers domination, the New Pornographers sparked up Conan last night with a burst of sunshine during their "Dancehall Domine" performance. Rejoined by Neko Case —…
Brennan Carley / October 17, 2014

Watch Beck Salute George Harrison on ‘Conan’ With ‘Wah-Wah’

This week is "George Harrison Week" on Conan, to coincide with the recent release of George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75, a retrospective reissue of…
Kyle McGovern / September 23, 2014

Ty Segall Has a Sonic Freakout With ‘Feel’ on ‘Conan’

On record, Ty Segall's "Feel" is a '60s-influenced lo-fi fuzz ditty, but live, it's a whole other, much angrier animal. Donning a bit of makeup,…
Dan Reilly / August 14, 2014

See Conan’s Interns Attempt to Rock Like Jack White

As Jack White's been touring the country supporting his new album Lazaretto, he's also been hitting the late night talk show circuit. This week alone…
Colin Stutz / June 13, 2014

Jack White Tells ‘Conan’ He Doesn’t Mind Hearing ‘Seven Nation Army’ Everywhere

Jack White and Jimmy Fallon have plenty of on-air history, but White and Conan O'Brien are old friends. Last night on Conan, the late-night host recalled…
Marc Hogan / June 12, 2014

Bob Mould, Chrissie Hynde, Afghan Whigs Storm Late-Night TV

It was an evening for left-of-center rock icons on TV last night. Bob Mould, the trailblazing singer and guitarist from Hüsker Dü and Sugar, performed the…
Marc Hogan / June 5, 2014

Watch Jack White, Eminem, Rihanna, and More at the MTV Movie Awards

After rehashing Eminem's trouble past in the music video for "The Monster," Mr. Slim Shady and Rihanna took to the MTV Movie Awards to perform…
Dan Reilly / April 14, 2014
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