Nylon TV Hangs Out With Phantom Planet

Nylon magazine hung out with Phantom Planet in their tour van and head uptown to Atlantic Records in New York City. The guys talked about hearing Rodney on the Roq play their song, what they thought girls shouldn’t wear, feeling good about Elvis Costello taking them out with him on tour, and who they’d like to tour with in the future. Watch the clip via YouTube below.

Phantom Planet ‘Dropped’ Video

Phantom Planet sitting

Phantom Planet are out with the video for ‘Dropped’, off the Southern California rock group’s fourth album ‘Raise The Dead’, in stores now on Fueled By Ramen. Watch the Eric Wareheim directed video below the cut. (more…)

Alex Greenwald ‘Raise The Dead’ Acoustic

Footage of Phantom Planet singer Alex Greenwald performing an acoustic version of ‘Raise The Dead’ following the band’s show with Paramore in Toronto on The Final Riot! Summer Tour 2008 last month has been posted online. Watch it via YouTube below.

Phantom Planet Daytrotter Sessions

Phantom Planet looking away

Phantom Planet took part in a Daytrotter Sessions, performing ‘Raise the Dead’, ‘Leader’, ‘Leave Yourself For Somebody Else’, and ‘Ship Lost At Sea’. Download and listen to the performances at Daytrotter.com. Watch a clip from the ‘Leave Yourself For Somebody Else’ performance below the cut. (more…)

Alex Greenwald ‘Confess’ Acoustic Video

Alex Greenwald of Phantom Planet performed ‘Confess’ following the band’s show at at Crocodile Rock in Allentown, Pennsylvania on August 19th. The singer received “a ten without a zero” following the performance. Watch the sidewalk performance below.

On TV: The Hold Steady, MGMT, Kid Rock

Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser of MGMT

Rock acts on television this week include:

Phantom Planet, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ (CBS) on Monday.

The Hold Steady, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show’ (CBS) on Tuesday.

The Gaslight Anthem, who visit ‘Steven’s Untitled Rock Show’ (Fuse) on Wednesday.

Film School, who visit ‘The Daily Habit’ (Fuel) on Wednesday.

Dillinger Escape Plan, who visit ‘The Daily Habit’ (Fuel) on Thursday.

MGMT, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show’ (CBS) on Thursday.

Kid Rock & Lynyrd Skynyrd, who perform on ‘Good Morning America’ (ABC) on Friday.

Phantom Planet Stuck In I-5 Traffic

Phantom Planet band

Footage of Phantom Planet’s Darren Robinson and Alex Greenwald on their way to Costa Mesa for their show with OneRepublic has been posted online, featuring the pair playing “bumper to bumper” while driving in real slow traffic on I-5. Watch it below.