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The Decemberists Perform ‘Make You Better’ on Conan

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The Decemberists’ first album in four years, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, won’t be out until Jan. 20, but the single “Make You Better” has already dropped in advance.

The Colin Meloy-fronted band appeared on Conan this week to perform the heart-wrenching track for the first time on television.

Watch the band roll through the lead single below, which drew raves from host Conan O’Brien.

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Hard Working Americans Get to Stomping on Conan

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Hard Working Americans is a new supergroup that includes Neal Casal (above) of the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, singer/songwriter Todd Snider, Dave Schools from Widespread Panic and Duane Trucks.

Earlier this year, the band released a self-titled debut album covering 11 tracks by a wide range of well-known artists.  As such, the Hard Working Americans recently stopped by the set of Conan to perform a rocking version of “Stomp and Holler,” which was written by country luminary Hayes Carll.

Watch the performance after the jump and visit the quintet’s official Facebook page for more information. (more…)

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Local Natives Mesmerize Conan Audience

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Local Natives’s latest album Hummingbird features several songs that tug on the heartstrings with the band’s trademark harmonies.

“Ceilings” is definitely one of those sweetly mesmerizing tracks, and Local Natives recently pulled that out on the set of Conan, where they were the musical act.

Watch Local Natives play “Ceilings” below and visit their official website for a list of upcoming tour dates.

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Portugal. The Man Brings Evil Friends to Conan, KCRW

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In the midst of a tour supporting their new record Evil Friends, Portugal. The Man was recently the featured musical guest on Conan and on Los Angeles’ KCRW.

In each setting, the band picked two tracks that have been burning up the radio airwaves: “Purple, Yellow, Red and Blue” and “Creep in a T-Shirt.”

Watch the band in action below and visit their official website for tour dates.

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Frightened Rabbit Takes Over Musical Duties on Conan

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Scottish indie rockers Frightened Rabbit were recently the featured musical act on Conan, where they pulled out “The Woodpile” from their latest album Pedestrian Verse.

The band began their latest tour on March 8 in Seattle before wrapping up April 13 in Dallas.

Visit the band’s official website for more information and watch the Conan clip below.

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