Posts tagged "fred armisen"

Jenny Lewis’ ‘She’s Not Me’ Video Pays Homage to ‘Troop Beverly Hills’

More than a year removed from the release of her stellar record The Voyager, Jenny Lewis has just released the music video for that project’s emotional…
Brennan Carley / May 27, 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

Fred Armisen Corrupts Hippie Cult in J Mascis’ ‘Every Morning’ Video

A few months ago, Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis assisted Fred Armisen with his duties as band leader for Late Night With Seth Meyers. Now,…
Kyle McGovern / August 27, 2014

Try and Spot St. Vincent on ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’

During last night’s episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers, St. Vincent’s Annie Clark led the talk show’s band in place of Fred Armisen, a…
Brennan Carley / August 12, 2014

Fred Armisen Forms Punk-Rock Supergroup With Members of Guns N’ Roses, Stray Cats

Members of bands including Guns N' Roses, the Stray Cats, and the Alarm will join forces with musician-turned-comedian-turned-Late Night musician/comedian Fred Armisen for a one-night-only Hollywood…
Brennan Carley / August 5, 2014

‘Portlandia’ Casts Josh Homme as Carrie Brownstein’s Sloppy Gay Brother

This season of Portlandia has been top notch when it comes to musician cameos. St. Vincent showed up twice to give advice to a tax lawyer and…
Dan Reilly / April 15, 2014

Watch St. Vincent Meet the ‘Portlandia’ Studio Snob

When Annie Clark last visited the bizarre-yet-familiar residents of Portlandia, she showed up to help Carrie Brownstein’s tax-attorney boyfriend avoid pursuing a misguided music career.
Dan Reilly / March 31, 2014

‘Put a Bird on a Bird’: 10 Best Moments From Fred and Carrie’s ‘Portlandia’ Reddit AMA

Portlandia's star creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein popped into Reddit today for an "Ask Me Anything" that touched upon everything from his new gig…
Chris Martins / February 25, 2014

Punk Paint by Numbers and More ‘Portlandia Activity Book’ Fun

Fans of IFC’s Portlandia know that the show is full of by-example advice on how to live one’s life ridiculou— erm, holistically. But what’s a…
Chris Martins / February 25, 2014

Fred Armisen’s ‘Late Night’ Band Sounds Like This

Seth Meyers officially becomes the new host of Late Night on Monday, February 24, but we already know a few details about the incoming administration.
Chris Martins / February 21, 2014

Seth Meyers Taps Fred Armisen, Les Savy Fav for ‘Late Night’ Band

Jimmy Fallon raised the talk-show-house-bands bar incredibly high when he brought the Roots to NBC’s Late Night. ?uestlove and co. will accompany the man a…
Chris Martins / February 10, 2014

Fred Armisen’s Fake Ian Rubbish to Headline Real Moontower Comedy Festival

If you were worried that 2014 would be a year free of Ian Rubbish, well the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival has a special treat…
Dan Reilly / February 4, 2014

Fred Armisen ‘Saturday Night Live’ Songs Will See Vinyl Release

Selections from Fred Armisen’s music trove are coming to vinyl, though they may be less obscure than advertised. Drag City has announced it will kick…
Marc Hogan / January 22, 2014

‘Portlandia’ Season 4 to Feature Members of Wilco, Queens, TV on the Radio, Guns ‘N Roses

Before they were hipster-skewering comedic geniuses, the star creators of Portlandia were (are) DIY music-makers, which means every new season of the IFC show bring…
Chris Martins / December 10, 2013

Watch Fred Armisen, as Ian Rubbish, Goof on Punk With the Clash Members

“That’s what punk’s all about, innit? Not plannin’ nuffing!” So says Portlandia co-star Fred Armisen, in character as his ’70s U.K. punk Ian Rubbish, a…
Marc Hogan / October 16, 2013

Fred Armisen’s Ian Rubbish Grants Brilliant, Nonsensical ‘Tell-All’ Interview

Former Saturday Night Live star (and sometime SPIN contributor) Fred Armisen is hosting a comedy variety show at Portland’s MusicFestNW festival and as part of…
Kyle McGovern / August 29, 2013

Watch Kings of Leon’s Fred Armisen-Directed Webcast Right Now

Like Vampire Weekend before them, Kings of Leon are promoting their newest album with a live webcast performance for American Express’ Unstaged series. The Nashville outfit are playing…
Kyle McGovern / August 9, 2013

Beyonce Gets Three Emmy Nominations for Crotch-tastic Super Bowl Halftime Show

The 2013 Primetime Emmy nominations are in and Beyoncé has nabbed three nods for her Super Bowl XLVII spectacular. Not only did Mrs. Carter draw…
Chris Martins / July 18, 2013

Fred Armisen Officially Exits ‘Saturday Night Live’

Saturday Night Live fans, your worst fears have been confirmed: Fred Armisen won’t be coming back to SNL this fall. The funnyman confirmed the new…
Kyle McGovern / July 1, 2013

See Bill Hader’s ‘SNL’ Send-off With Ian Rubbish, Kim Gordon, Steve Jones, J Mascis, and More

In addition to hosting the First Coming of Yeezus, May 19’s Saturday Night Live was the season closer and the final episode to feature Bill Hader, and…
Chris Martins / May 19, 2013
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