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Walk The Moon ‘Anna Sun’

I discovered Walk The Moon last night by watching my favourite super-awkward late night host, Jimmy Fallon. I had never heard of them before, but the American band put in one hell of a performance on ‘Late Night’, and I was immediately hooked. Having since listened to some of their studio stuff I can safely say that it’s not quite as good as their live show, but it’s still well worth a listen. Here’s the track they performed on Fallon, ’Anna Sun’.

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Bon Iver ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’

I remember watching Justin Vernon play Jimmy Fallon a couple of weeks ago, waiting expectantly for one of the many killer tracks from Bon Iver’s latest album. Maybe a little ‘Towers’? Or even the slowly building ‘Holocene’? Or possible the safer options, ‘Perth’ or ‘Calgary’? But instead he played a song I had never heard before. It wasn’t what I had been expecting (or hoping for), but it was nevertheless utterly beautiful.

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The Strokes Perform On TV In Black And White In An Attempt To Regain Indie Cred

‘Angles’ was kind of disappointing, but The Strokes live are still hella cool, as this video of their performance on Jimmy Fallon illustrates.

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New Okkervil River

About a week ago Okkervil River debuted a new song, Wake And Be Fine, on Jimmy Fallon, played with AC Newman and The Roots nonetheless. Being an Okkervil River song, it is of course brilliant. Missing them last time they were in Australia is still one of my biggest regrets when it comes to music, […]

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Album Review: The National ‘High Violet’

The National proclaimed ‘High Violet’ would be their happy pop record. It’s not. Many people thought that this record would be a massive disappointment after the huge success of ‘Boxer’. It’s not. What it is, is a masterpiece.

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News: Late Night Music Goodness

There have been some pretty awesome bands appearing on late night American talk shows recently. Pick of the bunch was probably Yeasayer on Jimmy Fallon, performing the brilliant Ambling Alp, complete with rather inspiring uniforms (I love the drummer’s hat). Also awesome was The Swell Season on David Letterman, reappearing after he ran out of […]

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