Flight Of The Conchords reschedules tour after Bret McKenzie injures hand

Bret McKenzie won’t be “present” at the Flight Of The Conchords roll call for the time being, as Vulture reports the musician-actor broke his left hand after taking a tumble down some stairs. The co-frontman posted about his injury on the band’s Instagram account, where he also indicated the U.K. and Ireland tour has…

Apparently you can map the Radiohead discography to any TV show ever

Over the decades Radiohead, like most good bands, has changed its sound from album to album. The range of its work (no, not just “sad,” “sadder,” and “saddest,” dad) can be hard to describe succinctly. Fortunately for all of us, the internet has solved this problem in the way the internet solves problems best:…

Jemaine Clement says Flight Of The Conchords is coming back for an hour-long special this year

What We Do In The Shadows isn’t the only Jemaine Clement-associated project that’s due for a return sometime soon; according to Entertainment Tonight, fans of Clement’s much-celebrated musical partnership with Bret McKenzie, Flight Of The Conchords, will be in for a treat later this year, too, in the form of an…

Tenacious D’s Jack Black and Kyle Gass on space, Skrillex, and their Festival Supreme

A powerful comedy duo that’s been setting the world—and junior bacon cheeseburgers—on fire for over 20 years, Tenacious D is more than just the best band in the whole world. The group’s two members, actors Jack Black and Kyle Gass, are also entrepreneurs, as evidenced by their Festival Supreme, held every October in…

Flight Of The Conchords extends business hours, adds even more tour dates

Flight Of The Conchords returned to touring with a vengeance earlier this year, kicking off a 28-city trek around North America in June that’s seen the band headline the Newport Folk Festival. And why not? Conchords Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement have produced a lot of new material, which they’ve performed on their…

Flight Of The Conchords announces North American tour, exclusive new material

Hopes for a Flight Of The Conchords tour were raised last month with the news that the band was coming out of hiatus to headline the Newport Folk Festival alongside Father John Misty and Ray LaMontagne. We’re happy to report that, rather than dash our dreams (including Mel’s), New Zealand’s fourth most popular folk…

Read This: Jemaine Clement on Flight Of The Conchords’ Bowie fixation

Like many aspiring musicians before them, and like many more since, Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie of Flight Of The Conchords once tried and failed to be David Bowie, as Clement himself remembers in a lovely tribute article in The Spinoff. They didn’t quite have the vocal or instrumental chops to cover Bowie’s…

Flight Of The Conchords’ “Bowie” asks the big questions

With the death of David Bowie, plenty of people are using their favorite clips, covers, and photos to remember the late rock legend. And some are using bits of the “Bowie” episode of Flight Of The Conchords. In the episode, Bret (played by Bret McKenzie) deals with some body image issues with the help of a ghostly…

Jemaine Clement talks about life as a vampire, his Conchords co-stars, and Davids Larry and Bowie

All the adulation for his superb HBO show with Bret McKenzie, the dearly departed Flight Of The Conchords, hasn’t changed Jemaine Clement, one of New Zealand’s funniest performers. Offstage, he’s grounded and modest, shy and sensitive. His (co-)directorial debut, What We Do In The Shadows, a vampire mockumentary,…