Julio Enriquez

Alabama Shakes play outtake on “The Late Show”

Last night, southern rock outfit Alabama Shakes played "Joe," an outtake from their new album, "Sound and Color," on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show." Related: Our review of the Alabama Shakes' "Sound and Color." The song builds around a trio of soulful backup singers that suit Howard's delivery as wine suits, well, more wine.

Adele details new album, “25,” quarter-life crisis

Where there's smoke, there's fire. Lately, there's been enough smoke from camp Adele to make your eyes water. Most recently, Reverb reported a snippet of a new Adele song had likely been teased on a commercial for "X Factor," our first taste of new material in the four years since her last album, "21." Since releasing "21," the British songstress has won several Grammys and an Oscar for her song featured on the recent James Bond flick, "Skyfall." Now, Adele has released a progress report on her social media detailing fans on her forthcoming album, "25." True to the album's title, Adele's note reads like a diary page written from the tail-end of a quarter-life crisis: I haven't got time to hold on to the crumbs of my past like I used to.

Watch Local Natives on David Letterman

Local Natives are about to start their never-ending tour schedule, which includes a slew of festivals and a jaunt overseas to Europe and beyond. The good news is that the band has been taken under the wing of the National, whose multi-instrumentalist Aaron Dessner produced their sophomore album.