Reggie Watts

U2, Justin Timberlake, Ringo Starr, DJ Khaled, & Kelly Clarkson Appear On TV Special To “Rethink The Future Of American High Schools”

Basically every celebrity in the universe came together last night for EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live, a confusingly titled telecast from XQ Institute and…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / September 9, 2017

TV on the Radio, Bon Iver, the KIlls, and More to Perform at David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption

For the second year in a row, Twin Peaks creator David Lynch will host an event called Festival of Disruption. This year's iteration will feature performances from…
Brian Josephs / May 30, 2017

Reggie Watts Plays Some ‘Droid Funk’ With ‘Star Wars” BB-8

Gwen Stefani was on The Late Late Show yesterday, but so was BB-8, the astromech droid that belonged to Poe Dameron in the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The…
James Grebey / March 9, 2016

Lorde, Skrillex, Diplo, and More Try to Write a Jingle, Fight Instead

So 40 bands walk into a radio station... no, this surprisingly isn't the start of some dumb music joke. As part of a new a…
Rachel Brodsky / December 17, 2014

Q&A: Sarah Silverman, Whitney Cummings and Other Stars of Oddball Comedy 2014 Talk Sexxx, Drugs, and Comedy Stools

Kind of like television dramas and the career of Chris Hardwick, stand up comedy never went away, it just sucked for awhile (lookin' at you,…
SPIN Staff / July 31, 2014

‘Star Wars’ Cantina Band Auditions: Watch Ben Folds, Mark McGrath, More

Star Wars Day came and went, but we might as well call 2014 Star Wars Year as anticipation (and promotion) builds for Episode VII. As A.V.
Chris Martins / May 5, 2014

Reggie Watts Takes Bob Dylan’s ‘Brownsville Girl’ to the Dancehall

Bob Dylan's '80s output will get its due on an upcoming compilation, the fittingly named Bob Dylan in the 80s: Volume One. Out March 25…
Kyle McGovern / March 6, 2014

Cibo Matto Return With Wild New ‘MFN’ Video, Album News

After 15 years of effective silence, Cibo Matto are returning in a big way. The Shibuya-kei crew have announced a new album, shared a new music…
Chris Martins / December 11, 2013

See Reggie Watts and Josh Homme Duet About ‘Taxidermy Love’

When he's not hosting the YouTube Music Awards with Jason Schwartzman or meticulously building fuck-shit stacks, recent SPIN interview subject Reggie Watts makes music with guests…
Chris Martins / November 27, 2013

Reggie Watts on First-Kiss Jams and Loving Industrial Music

Brooklyn-based comedian Reggie Watts is all over the place, from his surreal and wildly entertaining stand-up act to his loop-based music to his role as…
Luke McCormick / November 13, 2013

We’re Live-Tweeting the YouTube Music Awards!

The first-ever YouTube Music Awards take place on Sunday, November 3 and SPIN will be live-tweeting the night's proceedings. Starting at 5 p.m. EST, catch…
SPIN Staff / November 1, 2013

‘Comedy Bang Bang’: Behind Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts’ Spastic Anti-Talk Show

More is more and still not nearly enough on Scott Aukerman's Comedy Bang Bang, the IFC network's first venture in to the ever-crowded talk show…
Michael Tedder / June 8, 2012

Hear a Filthy, Funky New Reggie Watts Track

SPIN's favorite Afro'd absurdist Reggie Watts — named SPIN's best new comedian of 2010 — recently performed a sold out show at NYU's Skirball Center…
christopherschultz / November 16, 2011

Q&A: Reggie Watts Talks August Tour

Brooklyn-based comic Reggie Watts toured the country opening for Conan O'Brien and has appeared at summer festivals like Sasquatch. But in August he'll embark on…
William Goodman / July 18, 2011

My Favorite Things: Reggie Watts

This week: Comic Reggie Watts, 39, who has toured the country withConan O'Brien and recorded music in Nashville with Jack White (get the live…
SPIN Staff / July 14, 2011
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