Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Yeah Yeah Yeahs cover Big Star’s “Thirteen”

Yeah Yeah Yeahs recorded a Spotify Singles session, as Stereogum points out. They played their classic “Maps” during their set as well as a cover of Big Star’s “Thirteen.” Listen to both songs below.

Listen to Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Black Tongue” demo

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have put out a previously unreleased “Black Tongue” demo from their upcoming reissue of their album Fever to Tell. Listen to it below. Previously, Yeah Yeah Yeahs have also released the tracks “Phone Jam” and “Shake It.” The upcoming reissue, which is set to be out October 20th, will feature a documentary called There Is No Modern Romance, a film shot in 2003 that follows the band on their tour of the UK.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs reunite, covers David Bowie and Lou Reed at NYC show

Yeah Yeah Yeahs reunited for their first live concert since 2013 at a party celebrating legendary music photographer Mick Rock.

According to Rolling Stone, Karen O fronted the house band that included Yeah Yeah Yeahs bandmates Nick Zinner and Brian Chase as well as TV on the Radio bassist Jaleel Bunton and keyboardist Money Mark. The supergroup covered David Bowie’s “Moonage Daydream,” Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day,” and Ramones’ “Sheena Is a Punk Rocker.”

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The Melodic Tree’s Weekly Playlist

1. God Only Knows – The Beach Boys

2. I Can’t Make You Love Me – Bonnie Raitt

3. Ask Her to Dance – Coconut Records

4. So Many Things to Tell You – Mark Redito

5. Cavalier – James Vincent McMorrow

6. Callow – Novo Amor

7. Francis Forever – Mitski

8. I Wanna Boi – PWR BTTM

9. Lousy Connection – Ezra Furman

10. Listen to the Man – George Ezra

11. I Love You So – The Walters

12. Sleepwalking – Modest Mouse

13. All I Want Is You – Barry Louis Pollsar

14. A Crack in Time – Ferraby Lionheart

15. Friday I’m In Love – The Cure

16. Our Love – Sharon Van Etten

17. Heartbeats – The Knife

18. Flaws – Vancouver Sleep Clinic

19. Say Yes – Elliott Smith

20. Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Jonah Hill covered Drake while Scarlett Johansson covered New Order at the 20th anniversary of Vice

Vice celebrated its 20th anniversary on Friday night with its own music festival in Brooklyn. The mini festival featured a lineup of musicians and celebrities that fronted the house band, lead by Nick Zinner from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Scarlett Johansson covered New Order’s “Bizzare Love Triangle” Jarvis Cocker from Pulp covered Celine Dion’s “The Power of Love” and members of Pussy Riot performed “Deceptacon” by Le Tigre.

Performers include Stephen Malkmus, Karen O, Chromeo, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Black Lips, Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham, and Andrew WK. Jonah Hill took the mic to cover “Marvin Room” with Spike Jonze on the guitar.

The festival was shot professionally and will be posted on Vice’s YouTube channel.

The Melodic Tree’s Weekly Playlist

1. Lonesome – Dr. Dog

2. Turn on Me – The Shins

3. We Will Become Silhouettes – The Postal Service

4. Havana Affair – Ramones

5. Put Me to Work – PAPA

6. Dancing Song – Little Comets

7. High – Young Rising Sons

8. No Fit State – Hot Chip

9. Cheated Hearts – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

10. Wolf Like Me – TV On the Radio

11. Small Stakes – Spoon

12. Little Numbers – BOY

13. Mayonnaise – The Woolen Men

14. Old White Lincoln – The Gaslight Anthem

15. Hang Loose – Alabama Shakes

16. Lady Touch – Sugar Glyder

17. Santa Fe – Beirut

18. If You Wanna – The Vaccines

19. A Little – Carlos Arzate and the Kind Souls

20. Doctor – Finish Ticket

Melodic Tree’s Weekly Playlist