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Late-Night TV Music | Dec. 13, 2018

Christmas music arrives in late-night — but Chloe x Halle are the real gift of the night.


Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later. With just 11 days to go before Christmas, holiday music is starting to seep into the late-night programming. On Thursday night, the slot was filled by She & Him — aka singing actress Zooey Deschanel and guitarist M. Ward — who brought The Christmas Song to The Late Late Show with James Corden. But honestly, the real stars of the night were Chloe x Halle, who wowed The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with their stunning harmonies of Down — not to mention their futuristic plastic duds. Similarly but in a totally different way, Kurt Vile didn’t disappoint with his suitably slackerish performance of Loading Zones on Jimmmy Kimmel Live. And as I predicted, Last Call With Carson Daly burned off the last of its Boygenius live segments when singer-guitarist Julien Baker delivered Appointments and All I Want at the Wiltern Theatre. What I didn’t know was that The National‘s Matt Berninger would join her for the latter song — which is definitely not about Christmas, FYI.





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