1. One Direction Joins Up With 'Anchorman' Co-Stars on 'Saturday Night Live'

    December 08, 2013 1:29 AM EST The boys of One Direction got the chance to test out their acting abilities, appearing alongside the stars of "Anchorman" on "Saturday Night Live" last night (Dec. 7). The band appeared in two sketches in addition to performin ...

  2. How The Clash Teamed With Fred Armisen (Ian Rubbish), Funny Or Die To Promote New Sony Legacy Boxset

    October 16, 2013 2:43 PM EDT Ian Rubbish, a British punk character Fred Armisen introduced in his last season on “Saturday Night Live” this past spring, has teamed up with The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon in a new video for Funny Or Die. The six-minute clip, called ...

  3. Aimee Mann, Jon Hamm Channel 'Til Tuesday In New 'Labrador' Video

    September 18, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hmm, the singer/songwriter's new clip looks a bit like the one for 'Voices Carry,' doesn't it? Aimee Mann 's voice still carries, more creatively than ever. In the video for "Labrador," from her eighth studio album ...

  4. Mick Jagger on 'SNL': Performs With Foo Fighters, Sends Off Kristen Wiig in Season Finale

    May 20, 2012 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sir Mick Jagger brought the poise expected of a British knight and the flash expected of a rock legend as host and musical guest of Saturday Night Live's season finale. Jagger performed four times-with Foo Fighters, Jeff Beck, and twice with Ar ...

  5. Business Matters: Subscription Services Gone Global

    March 29, 2012 9:01 PM EDT Subscription Services Gone Global -- The days of the single-market subscription service are over and the land grab is upon us. From Spotify to Deezer, companies are looking for growth well beyond their countries of origin. Operating in more countr ...

  6. Sasquatch! 2012 Lineup: Bon Iver, Jack White, The Shins & More

    February 03, 2012 8:55 AM EST 0 0 0 A slew of venerable indie rock performers highlight the lineup of the 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival , which will celebrate its 10th anniversary over the Memorial Day weekend (May 25-28) at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash. Bon Iver , Beck , S ...

  7. St. Vincent Heading to 'Gossip Girl,' 'Portlandia'

    February 01, 2012 9:06 PM EST 0 0 0 St. Vincent is heading from the stage to the small screen. According to Pitchfork , the indie rock act will make an appearance on the CW's "Gossip Girl" on Feb. 13, performing "Strange Mercy" tracks "Cruel and Cheerlead ...

  8. Wild Flag's Carrie Brownstein Sounds Off on Hipsterdom, 'Portlandia' Season Two

    January 05, 2012 4:10 PM EST 0 0 0 On the second season of the culty IFC Channel comedy "Portlandia," Eddie Vedder plays a hot dude with a not-so-hot Eddie Vedder tattoo. Johnny Marr plays a cyclist disgruntled by imcompentent bike valets (they're the worst, right?). A ...

  9. Coldplay on 'SNL': Crying to Adele, Chris Martin Rocks a Holiday Vest

    November 14, 2011 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Coldplay brought the black light and graffiti explosion otherwise known as their "Mylo Xyloto" stage set to "Saturday Night Live" this weekend (Nov. 12). The U.K. band performed recent singles "Paradise" and "Every ...

  10. #indierock: St. Vincent Goes Twitter-Happy for 'Strange Mercy'

    September 09, 2011 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the Fourth of July, Annie Clark, who performs under the name St. Vincent , retweeted a nugget of wisdom from fellow indie mainstay John Darnielle of the band Mountain Goats . "On your deathbed, you will not say: 'I wish I'd spent m ...

  11. Talking Arts: Q&A With Decemberists-Loving, Pro-Arts Portland Mayor Sam Adams

    February 14, 2011 5:45 PM EST 0 0 0 It's a skit from the new IFC sketch comedy show "Portlandia."The mayor of Portland, Ore., portrayed by Kyle McLachlan, commissions the show's two actors, Carrie Brownstein (of Sleater-Kinney ) and Fred Armisen (of "Saturday ...

  12. Les Savy Fav Thinks Big On First Album Since '01

    August 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Indie rock troupe Les Savy Fav hasn't put out a proper studio album since 2001's "Go Forth," but it's not out of the band's lack of desire to make one. Well, maybe a little bit. Indie rock troupe Les Savy Fav hasn' ...

  13. Weller Dusts Off Jam Oldies To Begin NYC Run

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul Weller dipped into his back catalog with the Jam last night (Jan. 29) during the first of three shows at New York's Irving Plaza. The sold-out gig, for which tickets were being scalped outside fo Paul Weller dipped into his back catalog wi ...

  14. Tenacious D's 'Destiny' To Be Revealed This Fall

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The long-awaited Tenacious D feature film, "Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny," will be released Nov. 17, with an Epic soundtrack album due three days earlier. Although the full track list has yet to The long-awaited Tenacious D feature f ...

  15. Pearl Jam Goes Small For Portland Benefit

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam has scheduled a July 20 benefit at Portland, Ore.'s 2,800-capacity Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Pearl Jam has scheduled a July 20 benefit at Portland, Ore.'s 2,800-capacity Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. All proceeds will benef ...