Dave Matthews Sings Trap Music

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Reader, I regret to inform you that Jimmy Fallon invited Dave Matthews onto his show and asked him to sing several popular trap songs. Matthews performed excerpts from Migos’ “Stir Fry,” Lil Pump’s “Gucci Gang,” and Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” accompanied by his acoustic guitar. He doesn’t sound half bad but Fallon is just plain … More »

Brockhampton Debut New Song “Tonya” And New Album Title On Fallon

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Brockhampton-on-The-Tonight-ShowIt’s been a turbulent few months for Brockhampton, the genre-blurring, free-ranging LA-based rap “boy band.” First, they signed with RCA and announced that a new album called Puppy would be coming out in June. Then group member Ameer Vann was accused of hurting women during sex. Brockhampton kicked Ameer Vann outMore »

Watch Christine And The Queens Perform With Dâm-Funk On Fallon

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Christine And The Queens FallonLast month, Christine And The Queens released “Girlfriend,” the French pop singer’s first song since her debut album — which came out in 2014 and was re-released worldwide in 2015 — and she soon followed that up with a music video that featured a choreographed dance atop a skyscraper in construction. She brought … More »

Black Thought Raps The Plot To The Jurassic Park Movies

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Black-Thought-on-Jurassic-ParkLately, the world has had plenty of chances to remember that the Roots’ Black Thought is a god-level rapper. There was the incredible Funkmaster Flex freestyle that Black Thought did last year. There was last week’s Streams Of Thought Vol. 1, the impressive collaborative EP with producer 9th Wonder. And then there was … More »

Watch The Mostly-Reunited Smashing Pumpkins Debut “Solara” On The Tonight Show

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The-Smashing-Pumpkins-on-The-Tonight-ShowSo here it is: Our first glimpse of the quasi-reunited Smashing Pumpkins in action. For years, there’s been talk of Billy Corgan getting his original band back together. Olive branches were extended. Surprise-guest cameos were made. And it still didn’t go off without a whole lot of drama. Original bassist D’Arcy Wretzky is not on … More »

Watch Courtney Barnett Cover Gillian Welch’s “Everything Is Free”

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Courtney Barnett Gillian WelchCourtney Barnett recently released her new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, and the Australian musician went on The Tonight Show last week to perform one of its singles, “Nameless, Faceless.” While she was there Barnett stepped into the Cover Room, which is where Jimmy Fallon occasionally gets artists to cover songs. More »

Jimmy Fallon Debuts The Unused Punk Song Tina Fey Asked Him To Write For Mean Girls

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Tina Fey, Jimmy FallonMean Girls is a musical now, and it recently got nominated for 13 Tony Awards. The cast recording of it was just released today, and Tina Fey was on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night because of it. Fallon came prepared with a throwback. Way back when, when Fey was writing the movie, … More »

Watch Courtney Barnett Rock Out “Nameless, Faceless” On The Tonight Show

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Courtney-Barnett-on-FallonIf you play scratchy, chaotic guitar music and your hair is long enough, there’s a good chance that, when you’re playing a guitar solo, you dangle that hair down into your face and sort of shake it around, as if you were both trying to conceal your identity and fend off bees. Courtney Barnett has … More »

Watch Florence + The Machine’s Theatrical, Exciting Tonight Show Performance

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Florence-And-The-Machine-on-FallonI don’t know what I was expecting the first time I saw Florence + The Machine live. Something stately, maybe? But stately is not what Florence Welch is, at least not onstage. Instead, she’s a dervish of energy, sprinting and twirling across stages and out into audiences, her vivid plume of red hair flying out … More »

Watch Chvrches’ Dramatic “Miracle” Performance On The Tonight Show

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Chvrches-on-The-Tonight-ShowIn a week and a half, the Scottish synthpop trio Chvrches will release their third album Love Is Dead, which they recorded with the hitmaking American producer Greg Kurstin. A few pre-album singles have come out, and right now, the band seems to be giving the big push to “Miracle,” a song that sounds … More »