Posts tagged "David Letterman"

Watch Will Butler Blow David Letterman’s Mind With a Performance of ‘Take My Side’

In case anybody was on the verge of nodding off during last night's Late Show with David Letterman, Will Butler no doubt woke…
By: Rachel Brodsky / March 11, 2015

Twin Shadow Plays ‘Turn Me Up’ on ‘Letterman,’ Returns Turn-Up Favor to Dave and Crowd

Twin Shadow graced the Late Show With David Letterman stage last night, playing new song "Turn Me Up," from the upcoming album Eclipse. Playing i…
By: Andrew Unterberger / February 18, 2015

One Mo’Gin: A Look Back at D’Angelo’s TV Performances

D'Angelo's second coming in the wake of his sublime third LP Black Messiah continues: On Tuesday, we learned that the R&B…
By: SPIN Staff / January 21, 2015

Sleater-Kinney Start ‘A New Wave’ on ‘Letterman’

Normally when you say someone did something "kicking and screaming," that's not such a good thing, but kicking and screaming is just what Sleater-Kinney…
By: James Grebey / January 16, 2015

Ryn Weaver Makes Her Television Debut on ‘Letterman’

Ryn Weaver seems poised to have a big 2015. The young singer-songwriter made her presence last known with her debut EP, Promises, and…
By: James Grebey / January 15, 2015

Foxygen Sing and Dance Like Maniacs on ‘Letterman’

Foxygen's lead singer Sam France is known for his borderline unhinged dancing when he performs live, and last night, the band brought the same hectic…
By: James Grebey / January 9, 2015

See Charli XCX Perform ‘Need Ur Love’ Atop a Piano for ‘Letterman’

Charli XCX may have an iffy understanding of how to spell "you're," but the Sucker singer certainly knows her showmanship. On Tuesday's Late Night with David…
By: James Grebey / December 17, 2014

Watch the Wu-Tang Clan Cause a ‘Ruckus in B Minor’ On ‘Letterman’

The Wu-Tang Clan crashed the Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday night, in anticipation of their new album, A Better Tomorrow, which dro…
By: James Grebey / November 26, 2014

Watch Hiss Golden Messenger Teach ‘Letterman’ a Lesson in ‘Southern Grammar’

North Carolina's Hiss Golden Messenger brought their Southern-flecked classic roots rock to Letterman last night, and Dave liked the set so much that…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 19, 2014

A Japanese Hologram Named Hatsune Miku Performed on ‘Letterman’ Last Night

In what surely signals the imminent rise of the machines, a Japanese hologram performed on Late Show With David Letterman last night. Known a…
By: James Grebey / October 9, 2014

The Foo Fighters Are Going to Play ‘Letterman’ for a Week Straight

The Foo Fighters are going to be on Late Show With David Letterman next Monday! And Tuesday! And Wednesday. The whole, week, actually. I…
By: James Grebey / October 6, 2014

Watch David Letterman Try to Bait the Eagles Into a Lawsuit

David Letterman may be set to recuse his late night TV throne in 2015, but that doesn't mean he's pulling any punches until then.
By: Colin Joyce / September 13, 2014

Watch Spoon Turn ‘Letterman’ ‘Inside Out’

Spoon dropped in on David Letterman last night to promote their fantastic eighth album, They Want My Soul. Fresh off of a gig…
By: Kyle McGovern / September 9, 2014

St. Vincent Struts Robotically Through ‘Bring Me Your Loves’ on ‘Letterman’

On Wednesday evening, St. Vincent took to the Ed Sullivan Theater stage for a shreddy Live on Letterman webcast, playing 11 songs culled mainly from the…
By: Dan Reilly / July 18, 2014

Watch St. Vincent Shred for ‘Live on Letterman’ Webcast

St. Vincent took over the legendary Ed Sullivan Theater on Wednesday to play the latest installment of the Live on Letterman webcast series. Annie Clark and…
By: Kyle McGovern / July 17, 2014

Watch Sam Smith Wow Letterman With Powerful ‘Stay With Me’ Performance

Just a day after delivering an epic rendition of "Stay With Me" with Mary J. Blige at New York City's famed Apollo Theater, Sam…
By: Dan Reilly / June 19, 2014

See First Aid Kit Wow Letterman With ‘My Silver Lining’

You've gotta hand it to those Söderberg sisters of First Aid Kit, they know how to impress an audience. SPIN gave their new LP,…
By: Colin Stutz / June 13, 2014

Dave Chappelle on ‘Letterman': Left ‘Chappelle’s Show’ Over Money, Envies Jay Z

Dave Chappelle is back, and he's cagily — almost mystically — beginning to open up about why he was ever gone in the first place.
By: Marc Hogan / June 11, 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…
By: Marc Hogan / June 5, 2014

Joseph Arthur and R.E.M. Duo Cover Lou Reed on ‘Letterman’

David Letterman's long goodbye begins. On April 3, the man who has been an institution of late-night network TV for more than three decade…
By: Marc Hogan / April 4, 2014
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