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Watch Kelis Play Letterman

Kelis recently put out her new David Sitek produced album, Food, and has been making the rounds to perform it on television. She stopped by Letterman yesterday with a very large band (which Letterman quips about in the beginning) and performed her single “Jerk Ribs.” Watch it below. Food is out now via Ninja Tune, [...]

PAWS – “Owls Talons Clenching My Heart” (Stereogum Premiere)

“Let’s get one thing straight. I know I shouldn’t like you,” begins the new single from Glasgow band PAWS. It’s a love song that recognizes that being in love doesn’t always yield positive results, nailing the feeling of heartache down to that gloriously descriptive title: “Owls Talons Clenching My Heart.” Lead singer Philip Taylor, singing [...]

Neneh Cherry – “Everything” Video

Neneh Cherry returned earlier this year with the Four Tet-produced Blank Project, her first full-on solo album in 18 years. Now, she’s reunited with one of her old music-video directors, the veteran French fashion photographer Jean-Baptiste Mondino, who first worked with Cherry on her “Manchild” video in 1989. Mondino did Cherry’s video for the seven-and-a-half-minute [...]

Caught By The Buzz: A Look Back At Britpop’s B-List

Akin to the early-’90s post-Nirvana feeding frenzy in the Pacific Northwest, the Britpop explosion of the mid-’90s spawned a similar slash-and-burn signing boom on the other side of the pond. And as with post-Nirvana culture, the milieu surrounding Blur and Oasis gave way to a litany of fates for bands just hungry for their slice [...]

Watch Beck Play Kimmel

Now that his lovely singer-songwriterly album Morning Phase is out and his two Coachella sets are done, the Beck comeback is officially in full swing. Last night, he brought his single “Blue Moon” to Jimmy Kimmel Live. Kimmel had Beck perform on the show’s outdoor festival stage, which was smart, since California twilight is probably [...]