OK Go are out with the music video to their ‘Muppet Show Theme Song’ single. The track appears on ‘Muppets: The Green Album’, which is a cover album of popular Muppet songs by various artists, which include Weezer, The Fray, My Morning Jacket, Amy Lee from Evanescence and more. The album was released earlier this week on Walt Disney Records. Watch the Kirk Thatcher directed video below.
Damian Kulash and Tim Nordwind of OK Go caught up with Jared Sagal of Rockerrazzi.com recently in Los Angeles. They talked about if they believe in love, what they think about the whole interview process that comes with being in a band, how they got the band name, and Damian’s article about how rock stars can exist in an era people don’t buy records anymore. Watch the interview via YouTube below.
Kevin Manno of Chicago’s Q101 interviewed OK Go at the station’s Jamboree 2010 concert. The guys talked about liking rain at festivals because it weeds out the sissies and leaves you with the people that want to rock, considering themselves a Chicago band even though they haven’t lived there in awhile, how local music scenes change quickly because bands move, their much talked about imaginative music videos, and more. Watch it via YouTube below the cut. (more…)
Damian Kulash spoke with OregonLive.com about the band’s move to break ties with EMI after a dispute over the label’s refusal to allow their viral music videos to be embedded by fans and bloggers. Now on an independent band again, the singer said they have three or four more videos in the works, but confessed getting them out or paying for them might pose a problem. “We have the exact same headaches as before, but we didn’t have the power to decide and be done with it,” Kulash said. There ability to afford music videos may depend on sponors, as was the case with State Farm helping to pay for the ‘This Too Shall Pass’ video, which featured the insurance company’s logo, and plenty of touring. “What we try to schedule is six shows a week,” Kulash said. Read more.
OK Go are out with the Rube Goldberg machine version of their ‘This Too Shall Pass’ music video, off the Chicago, Illinois rock group’s third studio album ‘Of the Blue Colour of the Sky’, out now on Capitol Records. Thanks to Damian Kulash’s New York Times editorial, we can show the Brian L. Perkins directed video below the cut. (more…)
OK Go are out with the video to their new single ‘This Too Shall Pass’, off the Los Angeles based rock group’s third studio album ‘Of the Blue Colour of the Sky’, out now on Capitol Records. The Brian L. Perkins and OK Go directed video was filmed live and features the Notre Dame marching band. Watch it via Yahoo! Music below the cut. (more…)
OK Go are out with the video to their new single ‘WTF?’, the first release off the Chicago rock group’s upcoming third studio album ‘Of the Blue Colour of the Sky’, out January 12th via Capitol Records. Watch the Tim Nackashi directed video below the cut. (more…)
Rock acts on television this week include Three Days Grace, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Tuesday; Silversun Pickups, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Tuesday; Son Volt, who perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Wednesday; Killswitch Engage, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Wednesday; Tokyo Police Club, who perform on ‘The Late Show’ on Thursday; and OK Go, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show’ on Thursday and Friday.
OK Go singer Damian Kulash visited CNN Pipeline to talk with Shannon Cook about the band’s YouTube award, the success of ‘Here We Go Again’, how they came up with the concept for the video, practicing the treadmill routine for a week before their VMA performance, the concept for the ‘Do What You Want’ video, the “gimmick” concerns, touring, and more. Video at CNN.com has since been removed.