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While You Were Sleeping
While you were sleeping: The Walkmen played Fallon

While you were sleeping: The Walkmen played Fallon

Looking spiffy and rockin’ killer instruments, The Walkmen performed the title track from new and acclaimed LP, Heaven, on last night’s edition of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. As a exclusive bonus for onliners, the band also performed The Love You Love and that can be viewed over here, compliments of everyone’s favorite Audio Perv....
While you were sleeping: Beach House played Jools Holland

While you were sleeping: Beach House played Jools Holland

Everybody’s luminous new faves, Beach House, returned to the stage of BBC’s Later…with Jools Holland last night (May 25) to perform Lazuli from their recently released Bloom. This performance marked the band’s second appearance on the popular UK late night show in the past week: On the 22nd, they performed Bloom’s lead track, Myth (below)....
While you were sleeping: The Hives played Jools Holland

While you were sleeping: The Hives played Jools Holland

After a lengthy hiatus following 2007’s The Black and White Album,  Swedish act The Hives took to the stage of BBC’s Later…with Jools Holland last night (May 22) to perform two tracks – 1000 Answers and Go Right Ahead –  from their forthcoming new release, Lex Hives (Disque Hives). Hitting June 4 in the UK...
While you were sleeping: The Afghan Whigs played Fallon

While you were sleeping: The Afghan Whigs played Fallon

The Afghan Whigs took the stage of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night for their first television appearance in 13 years. The Cincinnati band performed their recent cover of Mary “Queenie” Lyons’ See and Don’t See then performed a web-exclusive performance of 1992’s, I’m Her Slave (above). In other late night comeback-performance news, Swedish...
While you were sleeping: Best Coast played Letterman

While you were sleeping: Best Coast played Letterman

Californian surf-popsters Best Coast hit the stage of the Late Show With David Letterman last night – looking polished and preppy but sounding suitably fuzzy – for a rendition of The Only Place, the title track from their brand new sophomore LP out on Mexican Summer. The album version of the song and a bevvy...
While you were sleeping: The Wombats played Conan

While you were sleeping: The Wombats played Conan

Fresh off their North American tour in support of LP, The Wombats Proudly Present This Modern Glitch, Liverpool’s The Wombats performed Jump Into the Fog on Conan last night, May 10. View it over at The Audio Perv now. The official video for the single is above.  
While you were sleeping: Florence and the Machine played Letterman

While you were sleeping: Florence and the Machine played Letterman

Following up a rendition of Green Onions by Booker T. Jones and late night band leader Paul Shaffer, Florence and the Machine took to David Letterman’s stage and belted out No Light, No Light. The song is taken from the recent critically acclaimed album, Ceremonials.
While you were sleeping: Polica played Jimmy Fallon

While you were sleeping: Polica played Jimmy Fallon

Last night (April  25th) was the wrong night for music lovers to hit the hay early.  Not only did Letterman host The War On Drugs, but Jimmy Fallon welcomed up-and-comers Polica for their U.S. television debut. The Minneapolis band played Leading To Death from their debut LP, Give You The Ghost.  
While you were sleeping: The War on Drugs on Letterman

While you were sleeping: The War on Drugs on Letterman

Last night (April 25), Philadelphia’s The War On Drugs graced the stage of David Letterman’s late-night talk show to perform a bang-up rendition of Come To The City, from their 2011 sophomore LP Slave Ambient. Meanwhile on a competing network, Jimmy Fallon welcomed up-and-comers Polica for their U.S. television debut. The Minneapolis band played Leading...
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