Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, MGMT, Modest Mouse Song: Gengahr - Powder What's so good? With a name that will perplex many, London-based Gengahr bring a kind of "new" nostalgia to their listeners, with a mixture of classic Brit-pop and...Show More Summary
INTERPOL'S PLACE IN THE INDIE ROCK PANTHEON (Paramount) Here is one way of looking at indie rock in the ’00s: The lead singer of Vampire Weekend, Ezra Koenig, recalls Paul Simon (of the ’80s, that is), the lead singer of Clap Your Hands...Show More Summary
New Politics came to Brooklyn by way of Denmark, and they came to public attention via a big single (“Harlem”) and tours with Fall Out Boy and Pink. They came to us on a day off a big outing with Fall Out Boy and Paramore, bringing along...Show More Summary
From his score of the play This Is Our Youth. Read more articles like "Listen: Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij – “Upper West Side, 1982?" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Listen: Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij – “Upper West Side, 1982? appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Vampire Weekend producer and multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij studied classical music, but he hasn’t made a whole lot of it, at least not since he became famous. But Batmanglij did write five new instrumental pieces for the new revival of Kenneth Longeran’s 1996 play This Is Our Youth, which stars Michael Cera and Tavi Gevinson and [...]
Hear a sunny electronic song from the VW bassist Read more articles like "Hear the New Track from Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Hear the New Track from Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio makes sunkissed electronic music on his own when he isn’t at work with his band. His productions have been sounding more and more confident, less like the side project of a guy in a famous indie band and more like the work of a dance guy who’s figured out his [...]
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, The National, LCD Soundsystem Song: Arcade Fire - It's Never Over (Oh Orpheus) What's so good? Arcade Fire returned to Chicago for two nights at the United Center as they began to wind down their Reflektor world tour last week. Show More Summary
As previously reported, Vampire Weekend producer and multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij has written the score for the new revival of Kenneth Longeran’s 1996 play This Is Our Youth, which stars Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin, and Tavi Gevinson. Talking to the Associated Press, Batmanglij recently spoke a bit about his working process and why he decided to [...]
NEW YORK (AP) — The music playing when you first file into the Cort Theatre to see "This Is Our Youth" is no mere canned, off-the-shelf tune. It's an original by a Grammy Award winner.
For Haim's track "My Song 5" from the perfect Days Are Gone LP, the badass sisters take to a faux tabloid talk show with A$AP Ferg, Kesha, SNL's Vanessa Bayer, Grimes, Big Sean, Ezra Koenig (Vampire Weekend), and the girls' proud parents.
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, M83, MTNS Song: We Are The City - Friends Hurt What's so good? Vancity rockers We Are The City have a way of writing songs that blend indie pop sensibility with heavy subject matter to communicate moments...Show More Summary
Featuring music from throughout the label's 25-year history, plus an unreleased Vampire Weekend documentary. Read more articles like "XL Announce Pay Close Attention Compilation" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Sounds like: Totally Enormous Extinct Vampires, Vampire Weekend Song: SBTRKT Ft. Ezra Koenig - New Dorp New York (Belarbi Remix) What's so good? Whenever I say Belarbi, I immediately think of somebody announcing a Barnum and Bailey Circus! Belarbi's...Show More Summary
SBTRKT has announced a new album 'Wonder Where We Land,' scheduled for release in September.
Yesterday (7/22), SBTRKT announced that his new album will be called Wonder Where We Land and shared a track featuring Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig. He's since revealed that in addition to Ezra, the album will feature A$AP Ferg, Chairlift's...
London producer SBTRKT has released the first track, “New Dorp, New York,” from his recently announced upcoming sophomore album, Wonder When We Land. Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig lends his vocals to the bouncy, drum-heavy track… Listen to SBTRKT’s New Track “New Dorp, New York” feat. Ezra Koenig is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.
Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig features on a new one from SBTRKT.
by Andrew Sacher It's been three years since SBTRKT released his excellent debut album -- though he's put out things like an instrumental EP and a live album in that time -- and he's now finally announced its followup, Wonder...
The album's first single features Vampire Weekend vocalist Ezra Koenig. Read more articles like "SBTRKT announces new album, Wonder Where We Land" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.