Red Hot Chili Peppers performed at a Bernie Sanders fundraiser at LA’s Ace Hotel last night, joining artists like Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth, and Killer Mike in campaigning for the presidential candidate. That terrifying image up at the top of this post is a bizarre face-morph blending Bernie Sanders and David […]
The title track from the Vampire Weekend bassist's debut solo album gets a video.
Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio released his debut solo album under the Baio moniker last year. Today, he's shared the video for "The Names," the title track from the record. In the video (directed by Baio), he walks around with, sings to, and grabs a drink with a skull. Show More Summary
Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij just announced his departure from the band, and Ezra Koenig and Chris Tomson are off campaigning for Bernie Sanders. Meanwhile, bassist Chris Baio is off on his own. He’s been making twinkly dance music under his last name for a few years, and last year, he released The Names, his first […]
Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig performed at a rally for Bernie Sanders in Iowa last weekend and later spoke to CNN on behalf of the candidate. Now, in the wake of Sanders’ strong showing in yesterday’s Iowa Caucus, Koenig has posted an Instagram update urging swing voters to feel the Bern. Check out Koenig’s message below. […]
As everyone braced themselves for the Iowa caucuses (voting begins tonight at 7 p.m.), candidates this weekend were making their final attempts at persuasion in the first state to have its 2016 primary. Bernie Sanders’ final rally before...Show More Summary
What's so good? Words by Jimmy Shogan Bernie Sanders, one of the three Democratic candidates left for the 2016 U.S. election,hosted Vampire Weekend and many others at an Iowa rally last Saturday. Co-founder of theband Rostam Batmanglij...Show More Summary
Bernie Sanders supporters are pulling for a momentum-building victory in Iowa on Monday night, but the lead up to the Iowa caucus wasn't all fun and singing with Vampire Weekend for the Vermont senator. Over the weekend, Sanders began running a new ad in Iowa that hints Clinton is too... More »
"He’s somebody that we believe in"
Ezra Koenig and others came out in full force to support Bernie in Iowa City.
LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Vanden Heuvel explains her ardor for Bernie while Cooke still thinks it'll be Marco. What a country -- an old Jewish socialist against a young Cuban neo-con? But after Obama, nothing's impossible. Panel agrees on one thing -- that Trump is entertaining, ignorant and an ugly disgrace. Show More Summary
Yesterday, Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig performed with Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth at a big Bernie Sanders rally in Iowa City. (At one point, Sanders sang “This Land Is Your Land” with the group.) During the event, CNN interviewed Koenig about why he supports Sanders, and this is what he had to say: A few […]
Yesterday in Iowa, Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig performed at a rally for Bernie Sanders alongside Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth. During the event, CNN caught up with Koenig to discuss why he supports Sanders. Watch the interview...Show More Summary
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- This didn’t look like your typical pre-caucus rally in Iowa. For one thing, there was Bernie Sanders, standing shoulder to shoulder with Ezra Koenig from the indie rock band Vampire Weekend and grumbling out the lyrics...Show More Summary
Bernie Sanders went from political to musical while courting the college vote during a Saturday night rally and concert at the University of Iowa. The Democratic presidential hopeful joined headliners Vampire Weekend onstage during their...Show More Summary
You know how the coolest people in college were the kids who disavowed all that social climbing and just, you know, talked about socialism with their folk music groups? (Your experience may vary.) Well, if Vampire Weekend is the successful band version of those music groups (and it is), then... More »
He appeared with the band at the end of a rally
This is the kind of music they play at a Bernie Sanders Socialist rally. Vampire Weekend, the uber popular band,... The post WTH? Band Sings Racist, America-Hating Song at Bernie Sanders Iowa Rally (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Iowa voters will hit the polls Monday as part of the crucial caucuses in the Hawkeye State, and at a Saturday night rally in Iowa City, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders was joined by members of Vampire Weekend and Dirty Projectors at the Students of Bernie rally. At the end of the night, the Vermont...
Indie rockers return to the stage for the first time in nearly two years, accompanied by Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth.