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Songwriters Hall of Fame Welcomes Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Marvin Gaye

Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Marvin Gaye are among the 2016 inductees to the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards of Chic and Chip…
Anna Gaca / March 2, 2016

Elvis Costello Plays ‘Letterman’ for the 27th and Final Time

After 31 years in the host chair, David Letterman is leaving the Late Show in less than a month, so his final few musical guest…
James Grebey / April 24, 2015

David Letterman Confirms Musical Guests for Final ‘Late Show’ Episodes

Treasured late-night host (and friend to dancing musicians everywhere) David Letterman has announced the last round of acts for his final 28 episodes of the Late Show. Perhaps…
Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2015

Marcus Mumford, Elvis Costello, More Bring Their New Basement Tapes to ‘Ellen’

As a tribute to Bob Dylan's legendary team-up with the band in 1967, a group of A-list acolytes have banded together to give life to…
Colin Joyce / November 15, 2014

Elvis Costello, Jim James, and More Perform as New Basement Tapes Supergroup on ‘Fallon’

Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, and more dropped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to play their first-ever live performance as folk…
James Grebey / November 11, 2014

Hear Marcus Mumford Sing a ‘Lost’ Bob Dylan Song

After getting the first taste of the T Bone Burnett-produced The New Basement Tapes — wherein notables like Jim James, Elvis Costello, and Marcus Mumford pay tribute to Bob Dylan…
Colin Stutz / September 25, 2014

Hear Jim James, Elvis Costello, and a Mumford Sing Lost Bob Dylan Lyrics

A cache of Bob Dylan's lyrics that date back to his legendary Basement Tapes sessions was discovered recently and producer T Bone Burnett saw fit…
Colin Joyce / August 19, 2014

Sarah Silverman Spreads Her Love Between Elvis Costello and Miley Cyrus

On November 23, Sarah Silverman will star in her first-ever HBO comedy special, Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles. Filmed in front of an audience of 39…
Kyle McGovern / November 21, 2013

Watch Elvis Costello and the Roots Rehearse ‘Wise Up Ghost’ in New York City

Before Elvis Costello and the Roots unveiled their remarkable collaborative album, Wise Up Ghost, they dropped by New York City's MSR Studios to prep for…
Kyle McGovern / November 14, 2013

Elvis Costello and ?uestlove Go Deep About ‘Wise Up Ghost’

Elvis Costello's side projects, experiments, and collaborations constitute a kind of second, shadow career. Since his 1976 debut, My Aim is True, the charismatically restless…
David Marchese / September 25, 2013

Watch Elvis Costello Blare Into a Bullhorn With the Roots on ‘Fallon’

Elvis Costello and the Roots strutted through "Walk Us Uptown" on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday, proving that their collaborative Wise Up Ghost album…
Kyle McGovern / September 20, 2013

Elvis Costello and the Roots Expertly ‘Walk Us Uptown’ on ‘Fallon’

Elvis Costello and the Roots' Wise Up Ghost is looser than you expected, less stuffy than you feared, per our review, and you can see…
Marc Hogan / September 18, 2013

The Roots Make a New Man of Elvis Costello at One-Off ‘Wise Up Ghost’ Brooklyn Show

At the very end of Elvis Costello and the Roots' show at Brooklyn Bowl on Monday night, ?uestlove thanked the crowd for supporting the "strange…
Jem Aswad / September 17, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Elvis Costello and the Roots, Sebadoh, MGMT, and More

Welcome the long-awaited weekend by streaming new albums from Elvis Costello and the Roots, Sebadoh, the Dirtbombs, and (if you dare) MGMT. Find all those…
Kyle McGovern / September 13, 2013

Elvis Costello and the Roots Are Looser Than You Expected (and Not as Stuffy as You Feared) on ‘Wise Up Ghost’

The way you react to news of this pairing says something about your appetite for pretension. Roots drummer/mastermind ?uestlove self-describes as "your favorite Twitterer's favorite…
Seth Colter Walls / September 13, 2013

Cassette Porn: Nirvana, Nine Inch Nails, and 15 Other Works of Art From Our Basement

Back in the days before Napster, when mixtapes were actually tapes and many bootlegs only existed on cassettes, some of us fed our frustrated archivist…
Jem Aswad / September 9, 2013

Elvis Costello and the Roots Get Funked in ‘Walk Us Uptown’ Video

Elvis Costello and the Roots finally give us a taste of what to expect on their upcoming collaborative album. "Walk Us Uptown" is the first…
Dan Reilly / July 22, 2013

Did Elvis Costello and the Roots Already Release a New Album on Record Store Day?

Elvis Costello and the Roots officially announced today they will be releasing an album together, called Wise Up Ghost, on September 17 via Blue Note…
Marc Hogan / May 29, 2013

Elvis Costello and the Roots Made a ‘Brilliant’ Album Together

First came the 2013 Roots Picnic lineup announcement, then the D'Angelo album news, and now the bombshell report that the band has finished recording a…
Daniel Kreps / January 23, 2013
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