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10 Best Songs of the Week: Wand, Idlewild, Barrie, Charly Bliss, SOAK, and More

Plus The Love Language, Foxygen, These New Puritans, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 08, 2019

This week's Songs of the Week was almost just a Top 8. However two fun, but seriously inessential, songs from the Lego Movie 2 soundtrack skated in at the bottom of the list. Veteran Scottish rockers Idlewild surprised us with an interesting new song, even though we admittedly haven't paid much attention to their last few albums.  More

Beck Teams Up with Robyn and The Lonely Island on New “Lego Movie 2” Song “Super Cool”

As Featured in the End Credits to The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Feb 06, 2019

Beck has shared a new song, "Super Cool," that features Robyn and The Lonely Island. It was written for The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, the new animated film that comes out this Friday via Warner Bros. The song plays during the end credits of the film, as referenced by The Lonely Island's portion of the track. More

The Lonely Island Share Rejected Oscars Song - Thor and Wonder Woman Lament No Nominations

"Why Not Me" Not Used in This Year's Oscars Because It Was "Financially and Logistically Impossible"

Mar 05, 2018

Musical comedy trio The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone) have shared a new song, "Why Not Me," that the group say was submitted for use in this year's Academy Awards ceremony (which went down last night), perhaps as part of a filmed sketch. More

Watch Highlights of “SNL” Finale: Courtney Barnett, Fred Armisen, and The Lonely Island

Plus Carrie Brownstein, Paul Simon, and That Dead Poets Society Sketch

May 23, 2016

Saturday night saw the season finale to Saturday Night Live. Former cast member Fred Armisen was the guest host and Australian singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett was the musical guest. Below are some highlights of the episode. More

Ticket Giveaway: NYC Premiere of POPSTAR, starring The Lonely Island

Music Biz Comedy From the Team Who Brought You “Dick In A Box”

May 20, 2016

Universal Pictures’ Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping stars Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone, better known as The Lonely Island. (A.K.A., the trio behind “I’m On A Boat,” “I Just Had Sex,” and so many other hilarious YouTube videos with hundreds of millions of views.) More

Watch Andy Samberg as Conner4Real from Lonely Island Movie “Popstar” on “The Voice”

Performed "So Humble" with Adam Levine and "Mentored" the Contestants

May 11, 2016

Comedy trio The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone) have already released three albums and a bunch of hilarious videos and Saturday Night Live skits, as well as the 2007 movie Hot Rod. Now they have a new big screen movie coming out, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, on June 3.  More

Watch First Trailer for Lonely Island Movie “Popstar,” Starring Andy Samberg

Joanna Newsom, Sarah Silverman, Bill Hader, Snoop Dogg, and Others Featured in June 3rd Release

Mar 10, 2016

Comedy trio The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone) have already released three albums and a bunch of hilarious videos and Saturday Night Live skits, as well as the 2007 movie Hot Rod. Now they have a new big screen movie coming out, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, and today the first trailer has been released. More

Feb 23, 2015

Last night Tegan and Sara and The Lonely Island's The Lego Movie track "Everything Is Awesome" was up for an Academy Award. More

Jan 15, 2015

If you happen to run into Tegan and Sara or The Lonely Island, be sure to congratulate them. More

Lonely Island Movie In The Works

Produced by Judd Apatow

Aug 08, 2014

The Lonely Island are officially moving on from hilarious music videos to the big screen. The musical comedy trio made up of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone, are working on a Lonely Island movie. More

Listen: Tegan and Sara (Feat. The Lonely Island) – “Everything Is AWESOME!!!”

The Lego Movie Soundtrack Is Out Feb 11 On WaterTower

Jan 23, 2014

Tegan and Sara have teamed up with The Lonely Island for new track, “Everything Is AWESOME!!!” which is featured in the forthcoming Lego MovieMore

Watch: The Lonely Island On Jimmy Fallon

Feat. The Roots and Jimmy Fallon on "YOLO"

Jul 26, 2013

Last night, The Lonely Island played Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and pulled off an flawlessly elaborate stage performance of "YOLO," from The Wack Album. The original version featured Adam Levine and Kendrick Lemar, who didn't join The Lonely Island on Late Night. But since he's a good host, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots stepped in to help them out, with Fallon singing the chorus and The Roots' Black Thought covering Kendrick Lemar's verse.  More

Jul 08, 2013

Before Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer - a.k.a. The Lonely Island - got their big break with their digital shorts on Saturday Night Live, the three childhood friends were making all kinds of comedy skits and videos for their own amusement. More

The Lonely Island Discuss “The Wack Album,” Out Today

The brains behind “Dick in a Box” on Kanye, Kendrick, and taking their jokes seriously

Jun 11, 2013

The Lonely Islandcomedians Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffershot to fame in 2005 when they introduced the digital short format to Saturday Night Live. The first such video, "Lazy Sunday," wasn't just the highlight of the episode but a viral hit. More

Watch: The Lonely Island – “Go Kindergarten” Video

Robyn, Diddy, and Paul Rudd Take Over a Club

Jun 11, 2013

In the new The Lonely Island video "Go Kindergarten," things get…strange.  More

Watch: The Lonely Island on “Kimmel”

Perform "Semicolon" with Alanis Morissette

Jun 07, 2013

Last night Jimmy Kimmel Live! comedy troupe The Lonely Island engaged in a rare live performance to promote their forthcoming record The Wack Album. More

Jun 05, 2013

With less than a week left before releasing their third LP The Wack Album, rap comedy trio The Lonely Island have premiered yet another music video featuring a track from the record, this time for the alphabetically-inclined "Spell It Out." More

May 29, 2013

Comedy rap trio The Lonely Island have shared yet another track off their forthcoming third record The Wack AlbumMore

May 22, 2013

Sharing their upcoming third LP The Wack Album piece by piece, comedy troupe The Lonely Island have provided a lyric video for their latest track "Semicolon." More

May 20, 2013

On June 11 The Lonely Island will release The Wack Album, their third LP of joke-fueled rap. More

May 15, 2013

Joke-rap trio The Lonely Island have made good on continuing their Wack Wednesdays premieres by debuting another new track off their upcoming third LP The Wack Album. More

May 08, 2013

As announced yesterday, joke-happy musicians The Lonely Island will release their sophomore album The Wack Album June 11 via Republic. More

May 06, 2013

Musical comedy troupe Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, and Andy Samberg, otherwise known as The Lonely Island, have announced that they will release a new record on June 11. More

May 09, 2011

Over the weekend on Saturday Night Live the boys of The Lonely Island debuted the digital short for "Jack Sparrow," a song to be featured on the trio's upcoming sophomore album, Turtleneck and Chain. More

May 03, 2011

Saturday Night Live funny men The Lonely Island are returning to the world of  music with their sophomore album Turtleneck & Chain, due out May 10. Today, we got a first listen to album cut, “Attracted to Us.”  More

Lonely Island Not So Lonely on Upcoming Album

Band Announces Guest Stars, Video Premiere

Apr 01, 2011

The Lonely Island says, "We're Back!" We have the details on their new album, Turtleneck & Chain. More

Under the Radar Announces its Spring Issue

New Issue Features Bat For Lashes, Camera Obscura, Doves, The Lonely Island, Depeche Mode, Flight of the Conchords, and much more!

Apr 11, 2009

Under the Radar's Spring Issue will be hitting stands soon. Bat For Lashes' Natasha Khan graces the cover and the issue features an in-depth nine-page interview with Khan that traces the long road to her amazing new album Two Suns. More


Interviews

The Lonely Island

The brains behind "Dick in a Box" on The Wack Album, Kanye, Kendrick, and taking their jokes seriously

Jun 11, 2013

The Lonely Islandcomedians Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffershot to fame in 2005 when they introduced the digital short format to Saturday Night Live. The first such video, "Lazy Sunday," wasn't just the highlight of the episode but a viral hit. More