Late Night Roundup | Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Mavis Staples & More

Watch some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional late-night television circuit. 

1. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Having recently released the collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice, songwriters Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile stopped by Colbert’s show to perform a couple songs. They played “Over Everything” with their band for the show itself, trading vocals over psychedelic guitar picking, and “Continental Breakfast” on acoustic guitars for an online exclusive. Watch both below.

2. Mavis Staples with Jeff Tweedy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy are readying their Trump-era protest record If All I Was Was Black, and performed the lead single, Build A Bridge, for Colbert. Staples offers an emotional vocal performance, with the backing band maintaining a classic, percussive R&B vibe.

3. King Krule on Conan

English songwriter Archy Marshall, AKA King Krule, recently released The Ooz, an ambitious but mesmerizing album that blends electronics, hip-hop and rock into a strange whole. He recently performed “Dum Surfer” on Conan, in a trippy, experimental performane that uses delay pedals, electronics and a rapping vocal delivery for a truly unique and spellbinding performance.

4. William Patrick Corgan on The Late Late Show with James Corden

Smashing Pumpkins Billy Corgan is still touring to promote his solo record, Ogilala, and offered a spacious, acoustic version of “The Spaniards” for James Corden. The songwriting is stellar and the performance features some fine acoustic picking.

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