As part of its Nashville Cats series and to also coincide with the American Sound and Beauty: Guitars from the Bachman-Gretsch Collection exhibition, the Country Music Hall of Fame recently paid tribute to legendary Gretsch artist Duane Eddy with a special event at its museum. With his 1958 hit “Rebel Rouser,” Eddy became the first
Singer/songwriter LP performed a set for WFUV at New York's Rockwood Music Hall, highlighting several gems from her latest album Forever for Now. Accompanied by a full band, LP's powerhouse vocals and whimsical songwriting skill were on full display, especially when playing the single "Night Like This," which you can watch below.
The Decemberists' first album in four years, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, won't be out until Jan. 20, but the single "Make You Better" has already dropped in advance. The Colin Meloy-fronted band appeared on Conan this week to perform the heart-wrenching track for the first time on television. Watch the band
Canada's Timber Timbre recently played a brief set in the KCRW studios in Santa Monica, Calif. The tunes of the day were taken from Timber Timbre's album Hot Dreams, which highlights their cinematic sound. Watch the band perform "The New Tomorrow" below and click here for the full set.
Reverend Horton Heat recently performed a rockin' set at the Bumbershoot Lounge in Seattle, and KEXP was there to record the proceedings. The Jim Heath-led trio played several tracks from latest album Rev including "Victory Lap" and "Let Me Teach You How to Eat," in addition to classics like "Psychobilly Freakout," which is off 1991's Smoke
Fresh off a highlight set over the weekend at FYF Fest in Los Angeles, Interpol kept up the momentum for their upcoming album, El Pintor (Sept. 9), with an intimate show Tuesday night at L.A.’s Mack Sennett Studios, that was also streamed live by NPR Music and KCRW. The historic Silverlake, Calif., venue
San Francisco-bred band Train was recently featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote upcoming album Bulletproof Picasso, which is due out Sept. 16 in the U.S. As the sun set in Hollywood, Train performed the record's lead single "Angel in Blue Jeans," which was produced by Butch Walker. Check out Train in action below.
The guys of Switchfoot recently stopped by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson to perform "When We Come Alive," a soaring track that comes off their latest album Fading West. Check out Switchfoot in action below and click here for upcoming tour dates.
The legendary Crosby, Stills and Nash recently stopped by the set of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to play the classic tune "Teach Your Children." And that wasn't all. Earlier in the show, host Jimmy Fallon, who has been known to pull off some amazing impressions of musicians, came out dressed as Neil Young
Band of Skulls is always a lock for turning in an explosive performance on stage, and that was the case during their set at the recent Glastonbury Festival. The BBC posted evidence of Band of Skulls in festival action, with a clip of the band rocking out the track "I Guess I Know You Fairly