Sounds like: Depeche Mode, Vampire Weekend, Pond What's so good? In Buddhism it is said we are in an age called The Age of Dregs. It's a degenerate age where our afflictions run high. In some way, it's a Little Dark Age. We have created...Show More Summary
Watch the former Vampire Weekend musician perform songs off his debut solo album.
At 19, he's already produced tracks for Vampire Weekend, GoldLink and Kendrick Lamar.
“The Late Late Show” host invaded Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show and accidentally stumbled on the Vampire Weekend frontman
Creator Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend shares his style advice.
Ezra Koenig says a studio session with Kanye West helped him “loosen up” about collaborators.
Ezra Koenig has been giving a lot of interviews since his animated Netflix series Neo Yokio debuted a few weeks ago, and everyone inevitably asks about the state of the next Vampire Weekend album. He's respectably vague when revealing what they've been up to, but has shared some notable updates. In a new interview with…
Departing seminal pop group Vampire Weekend may have been Rostam Batmanglij’s boldest and wisest career move. With his breathtaking debut solo album, Half-Light, the producer and singer delves into his new creative freedom to create a record that is at once challenging and familiar. Half-Light... Continue reading
He talks about working with Jude Law, (kind of) basing a cartoon character on Taylor Swift, and trying to maintain a sense of artistic purpose.
The Netflix cartoon starring Jaden Smith is a wonderful surprise.
Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig has been busy working on Neo Yokio, his new anime series for Netflix starring Jaden Smith. But in an interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 today, he offered a rare update on Vampire Weekend's upcoming fourth album, which still has the working title Mitsubishi Macchiato.
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It's a globe-hopping, thoughtful departure for the queer Iranian-American songwriter.
This week, Lorde and The xx remixed tracks from their respective 2017 albums, and Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij released his first solo album. Here are the 5 best songs from the past week that you can stream right now: SEE ALSO: The 5 best songs from last week — St. Show More Summary
Rostam Batmanglij left Vampire Weekend last year, but he didn’t head for the beach to relax: The multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter had already released some solo material, formed a duo with the singer of Ra Ra Riot called Discovery, collaborated with The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser on an excellent… Read more...
The former Vampire Weekend member talks about his new solo album Half-Light and what he’s trying to share with the world.
Rostam Batmanglij's debut solo album, Half-Light, comes out tomorrow (it was pushed back from its original release date last week), and the producer and former Vampire Weekend member recently participated in the Song Exploder podcast. For his episode, Batmanglij breaks down "Bike Dream." Listen to the show below.
Producer and Vampire Weekend alum Rostam Batmanglij inspires and challenges his A-list collaborators. His debut album, “Half-Light,” launches September 15. Once you know what you’re listening for, it’s easy to identify Rostam Batmanglij’s fingerprints on a song. Show More Summary
Rostam Batmanglij (seen above in a behind-the-scenes image from Charli XCX’s “Boys” video), the former Vampire Weekend bandmate whose new solo album Half-Light is out, spoke with John Norris at The Daily Beast in a wide-ranging inte… Read The post Rostam Batmanglij: ‘I Have a Problem with Musicians Who Never Want to Come Out’ appeared first on Towleroad.