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Oct 01, 2021

The Flaming Lips were the musical guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, where they performed “Mother I’ve Taken LSD,” from their 2020 album, American Head. More

Watch Courtney Barnett Perform “Rae Street” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Things Take Time, Take Time Due Out November 12 via Mom + Pop Music/Marathon Artists

Aug 18, 2021

Courtney Barnett is releasing a new album, Things Take Time, Take Time, on November 12 via Mom + Pop Music/Marathon Artists. Last night she was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where Barnett and her backing band performed the album’s first single, “Rae Street,” remotely from a cozy table lamp-lit room. More

Jun 23, 2021

Modest Mouse are releasing a new album, The Golden Casket, this Friday via Epic. Last night they were the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where frontman Isaac Brock and band performed the album’s “We Are Between” remotely from a plant-filled location. More

Jun 09, 2021

Last month two of the best contemporary singer/songwriter/guitarists, Angel Olsen and Sharon Van Etten, teamed up for a brand new collaborative song, “Like I Used To.” Last night the super-duo were the musical guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where, joined by a fantastic backing band, they gave a flawless performance of the song. More

May 26, 2021

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) released a new album, Daddy’s Home, a couple of weeks back via Loma Vista. Last night she was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, in which she performed the album’s “Down.” Befitting the themes of the album, the performance was styled and filmed as if Clark and her band were the guests on a 1970’s talk show. Also, St. Vincent has announced some new tour dates. More

Mar 16, 2021

Japanese Breakfast (Michelle Zauner) is releasing a new album, Jubilee, on June 4 via Dead Oceans. Last night she was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, in which she performed the album’s lead sinlge “Be Sweet.” Zauner and her band also performed “Jimmy Fallon Big!” as a web-exclusive. More

Feb 03, 2021

Nilüfer Yanya was the musical guest last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, in which she and her backing band ran through a fantastic rendition of “Crash, from her recent EP Feeling Lucky?, which came out in December on ATO. More

Dec 03, 2020

Phoebe Bridgers was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night and for her remote performance she did “Savior Complex” with the accompaniment of a self-playing piano, almost as if a ghost was performing with her, from Los Angeles’ famed Magic Castle. More

Sep 23, 2020

Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker and band) released a new album, The Slow Rush, earlier this year via Interscope (stream it here). Last night they performed “Borderline” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Watch the performance below. More

Sep 14, 2020

The Flaming Lips released a new album, American Head, last Friday via Warner Records. On Friday night they did a performance for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon of the album’s “God and the Policeman,” with each band member in their signature giant plastic bubbles. More

Jul 29, 2020

Yesterday Angel Olsen announced a new album, Whole New Mess, and shared its first single, title track “Whole New Mess,” via a video for it. As promised, last night she was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, performing “Whole New Mess” solo in an empty space. More

Jul 16, 2020

My Morning Jacket released a new album, The Waterfall II, last Friday via ATO after announcing it only a few days earlier. Last night the band was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, performing album opener “Spinning My Wheels.” More

May 14, 2020

Last night, singer Brandon Flowers and drummer Ronnie Vannucci of The Killers (who are quarantining together) joined Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show to play their recent single “Caution” from the forthcoming album Imploding the Mirage, which was due out later this month but was recently pushed back “due to delays in finalizing the album.” More

Watch Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend Perform “Father of the Bride” Medley on “Jimmy Fallon”

Koenig Mashes “Flower Moon,” “Stranger” and “Big Blue” on The Tonight Show

May 06, 2020

This past week it was the one year anniversary of Father of the Bride, the fourth album from indie-pop heroes Vampire Weekend. To celebrate, lead vocalist Ezra Koenig joined Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show: At Home Edition as the musical guest to perform a solo piano-medley of popular tracks from the Grammy Award winning album. More

Watch Thom Yorke Perform New Song “Plasticine Figures” on “Jimmy Fallon”

An Unfinished Song Yorke Completed for The Tonight Show

Apr 30, 2020

Thom Yorke was the musical guest on last night’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Instead of performing something from his last solo album or a Radiohead classic, Yorke did a brand new song, “Plasticine Figures.” More

Apr 27, 2020

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES released a new album, Love Is Dead, in May 2018 via Glassnote. On Friday night they performed the album’s “Forever” for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. They did so remotely, with each member in their homes, but unlike most such performances in the pandemic era, it was quite dynamic, full of energy and with cool video effects. More

Mar 11, 2020

Los Angeles sister trio HAIM are releasing a new album, Women In Music Pt. III, on April 24 via Columbia. Last night they stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the album’s “Summer Girl,” only a day after they performed another song, “The Steps,” on the show and took part in a short musical sketch with Fallon. More

Mar 10, 2020

Los Angeles sister trio HAIM are releasing a new album, Women In Music Pt. III, on April 24 via Columbia. Last night they stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the album’s recent single “The Steps.” They also took part in a short musical sketch with Fallon that joked about the embarrassment that comes from liking a year’s old Instagram post More

Oct 31, 2019

FKA twigs is releasing a new album, MAGDALENE, on November 8 via Young Turks. Last night she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the album’s first single and closing track, “Cellophane.” Matching the song’s stunning video, she did part of the song while artistically performing on a stripper pole. More

Oct 24, 2019

Jenny Lewis released a new album, On the Line, back in March via Warner Records. Last night she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the album’s “Rabbit Hole.” In an amusing twist on the usual late night performance, at the end she was carried away by a man dressed as a rabbit, with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth. More

Oct 22, 2019

Last week My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James released The Order of Nature, a new live album recorded with The Louisville Orchestra in collaboration with conductor/arranger/composer Teddy Abrams. Last night they all stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the album’s “Back to the End of the World.” More

Charli XCX Shares “2099” Video and Performed on “Fallon” with Christine and the Queens

“2099” Video Features Troye Sivan; Performed “Gone” on The Tonight Show and Was Interviewed by Jimmy Fallon

Sep 17, 2019

Charli XCX released a new album, simply titled Charli, last Friday via Atlantic. Now she has shared a video for the album’s “2099” that features Charli and guest vocalist Troye Sivan riding jet-skis. Also, last night she performed the album’s “Gone” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier, who also guests on the studio version of the song). Plus Fallon interviewed Charli XCX. More

Jun 25, 2019

New Zealand singer/songwriter Aldous Harding released a new album, Designer, back in April via 4AD. Last night she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to make her U.S. late night TV debut and perform the album’s “The Barrel.” More

Jun 20, 2019

Sleater-Kinney are releasing a new album, The Center Won’t Hold, on August 16 via Mom + Pop. Last night the trio stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the album’s first single “Hurry On Home.” It was a fierce performance, aided by cool shadow puppet-like images. More

Watch Vampire Weekend Perform Two Songs on “Jimmy Fallon” with HAIM

They Performed Father of the Bride Tracks “This Life” and “Jerusalem, New York, Berlin”

May 08, 2019

Vampire Weekend released a new album, Father of the Bride, last Friday via Columbia/Spring Snow. Last night the band stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform two tracks from the album: “This Life” on the broadcast show and “Jerusalem, New York, Berlin” as a web-exclusive. For the former they were aided by all three members of HAIM and the latter performance featured Danielle Haim (who is featured prominently on several tracks on the album), but not her sisters. More

Watch Mac DeMarco Cover Feist’s “One Evening” Backstage at “Jimmy Fallon”

Here Comes the Cowboy Due Out This Friday on Mac’s Record Label

May 06, 2019

Mac DeMarco is releasing a new album, Here Comes the Cowboy, this Friday on Mac’s Record Label (that’s actually the name of his new label). Last week he stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform one of the album’s singles, “All of Our Yesterdays.” Now The Tonight Show have shared a video of DeMarco covering Feist’s “One Evening” (from her 2004 album Let It Die) backstage with his band. More

Apr 26, 2019

Paul Rudd has a history of going on The Tonight Show and recreating iconic cheesy music videos with host Jimmy Fallon. Last night they were at it again, creating a shot-for-shot remake of Dead or Alive’s video for “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record),” a hit from 1985. Rudd offered a perfect imitation of late frontman Pete Burns, with Fallon as another member of the band. More

Mar 19, 2019

Sharon Van Etten released a new album, Remind Me Tomorrow, in January via Jagjaguwar (it was our Album of the Week). Last night she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the album’s “Comeback Kid.” Van Etten really gave it her all in an impassioned performance that was aided by her tight backing band. More

Watch Grimes Perform “We Appreciate Power” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Single Out Now via 4AD; It’s the First Taste of Her Fifth Album

Dec 11, 2018

Grimes (aka Claire Boucher) recently shared a brand new song for our future AI overlords, “We Appreciate Power,” via lyric video for the track. Last night she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the song. More

Oct 15, 2018

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James released a new solo album, Uniform Distortion, back in June via ATO and a couple of weeks back he released another one, Uniform Clarity, that featured acoustic versions of the songs found on Uniform Distortion. More

Oct 04, 2018

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James released a new solo album, Uniform Distortion, back in June via ATO and tomorrow he’s releasing another one, Uniform Clarity, that features acoustic versions of the songs found on Uniform Distortion. More

Watch Courtney Barnett Perform “Nameless, Faceless” on “Jimmy Fallon”

Tell Me How You Really Feel Out Today via Mom + Pop/Marathon Artists/Milk! Records

May 18, 2018

Australian singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett released a new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, today via Mom + Pop/Marathon Artists/Milk! Records. Last night she stopped by The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to perform the album’s first single, “Nameless, Faceless.” Watch the blistering performance below, followed by her upcoming tour dates. More

May 17, 2018

Florence + the Machine (aka Florence Welch and backing band) is releasing a new album, High As Hope, on June 29 via Republic. Previously she shared a video for its single “Hunger” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Last night she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform “Hunger.” It was a fantastic performance with a full backing band, including a harp, that featured Welch making complete use of the stage and the space between the stage and the audience, dancing around and getting closer to the audience than most performers on TV shows usually do. More

May 08, 2018

Father John Misty (aka Josh Tillman) is releasing a new album God’s Favorite Customer, on June 1 via Sub Pop worldwide (except for Europe, where it’s on Bella Union). Last night he stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the album’s first single “Mr. Tillman.” He was backing by the New York City Gay Man’s Chorus. More

Watch Jack White and Grace Jones Be Interviewed By Jimmy Fallon

White Talks Parenting and Being an Altar Boy, Jones Talks Studio 54 and Nile Rodgers

Apr 13, 2018

Jack White released a new solo album, Boarding House Reach, last month via Third Man and Columbia. Last night he stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to be interviewed by Fallon in honor of his performance on tomorrow night’s Saturday Night Live. More