Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig and Queens veteran Despot join Makonnen on a remix of “Down 4 So Long”. I’m not mad. This is the final track in Red Bull’s “20 Before 15? series. Previously: ILoveMakonnen – Swerve | Vampire Weekend ft. Danny Brown, Heems & Despot – Step (Remix)
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iLoveMakonnen has teamed up with Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig and Despot for a remix of his track “Down 4 So Long,” which was released as a one-off earlier this year. Both Koenig and Despot contribute verses surrounded by Makonnen’s hook — Koenig shouts out the “Shmoney Dance” and Monaco on his. The track was released [...]
DAMN GURL, werk that piano! Charli XCX was on the Late Show with David Letterman to perform her brilliant song Need Ur Luv and she absolutely KILLED it! The Fancy singer was accompanied by Rostam Batmanglij of Vampire Weekend on the piano and she definitely used that piano for more than just a musical accompaniment. [ Video: EXCLUSIVE! [...]
With help from Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij and an amazing piano. Read more articles like "Watch Charli XCX Perform “Need Ur Love” On Letterman" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Watch Charli XCX Perform “Need Ur Love” On Letterman appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Charli XCX continued her Sucker promotional tour with a stop by David Letterman where she played album closer “Need Ur Love.” She was joined by Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, who she wrote the track with, and a few backup singers. Charli dances around on top of the piano for most of the performance, wearing lingerie [...]
Plus, Letterman gifts her a sex toy. Well, kind of.
A who's who of hip-hop, indie rock, and EDM come together on this new rework.
Diplo just tweeted a link to “Long Way Home,” a new collaboration with Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij built around Diplo and DJ Dahi’s beat from Ty Dolla $ign’s “Stand For.” It’s an unexpected and monumental rock-star collab, and you can hear it below. We’re about due for a new Grizzly [...]
UK pop princess taps Rivers Cuomo, Vampire Weekend members for sophomore album.
The lush track is taken from the duo's forthcoming as-yet-untitled LP, due out next spring.
Charli XCX’s contribution to the Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 soundtrack has also surfaced. “Kingdom” is a collaboration with Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij. Here’s what she had to say about it in an interview with Pitchfork from earlier this week: “It was definitely exciting to be working with [...]
SBTRKT is so dope! They're kinda like the Lorde of electronic dance music! Kinda weird. Totally amazing! The British band has enlisted the help of Vampire Weekend lead singer Ezra Koenig for their new single, New Dorp, New York, and it's so odd and oddly brilliant. Clangs and pangs and just dopeness! It's different - in the best way possible [...]
It features Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig as, you guessed it, a vegan vampire. Read more articles like "Major Lazer Share “Vegan Vampire” From Their FXX Cartoon" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Major Lazer Share “Vegan Vampire” From Their FXX Cartoon appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
There’s a Major Lazer cartoon coming to FXX, and, apparently, it’s going to feature a bunch of narrative songs.… Read More
This is a real thing from Major Lazer's real FXX cartoon series.
“I would never bite you. I would never bite anybody. I may be a vampire, but I’m also a vegan. Pshh, you wouldn’t understand.” That’s some dialogue from Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig, in character as vegan vampire Rylan, on a weird, wild, collage-like Major Lazer song tentatively titled “Vegan Vampire.” It sounds very much [...]
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, HAIM, Paul Simon Song: Peluché - Ohio What's so good? Forming earlier this year after the demise of their other band, Keebo, the trio of Rhapsody Gonzalez (vocals/guitar/synth), Amy Maskell (vocals/guitar/synth),...Show More Summary
For Spotify Sessions - Live From Bonnaroo 2014. Read more articles like "Vampire Weekend, Disclosure, and Cloud Nothings Share Bonnaroo Sets" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Vampire Weekend, Disclosure, and Cloud Nothings Share Bonnaroo Sets appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
The first single from Wonder Where We Land, the second album by producer Aaron Jerome aka SBTRKT. Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig chants what appears to be a dark depiction of New York in this minimalist track.