Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen will be touring in early 2017 in support of his newly released album I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, on which he collaborated with former Vampire Weekend multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij. However,...Show More Summary
The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser has announced a world tour behind his new album with former Vampire Weekend member Rostam, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine. The 2017 tour kicks off January 13 in Marfa, Texas, and will span the United States and Europe. Show More Summary
Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam I Had a Dream That You Were Mine [Glassnote; 2016] Rating: 4/5 T he story of The Walkmen and Vampire Weekend is curiously intertwined with the trajectory of American indie rock in the 2000s. Both began as...Show More Summary
Arcade Fire’s Win Butler held the fourth edition of his annual POP Vs. Jock charity basketball game in Montreal today. Win and Will Butler both played in the game along with the Strokes’ Nikolai Fraiture, Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson, Silicon Valley’s Martin Starr, and basketball players Luke and Matt Bonner. The POP team ended up […]
Today, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler’s “POP vs. Jock” charity basketball game took place at the McGill University Sports Center. This year’s game included Win and Will Butler, Nikolai Fraiture of the Strokes, Chris Tomson of Vampire Weekend,...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, Monogem Song: Wet Leather - Secret Preference What's so good? Wet Leather just dropped a new single and it's now my not-so-secret preference. "Secret Preference" shows the ins and outs of how modern day indie rock can be enlightened and engaging. Show More Summary
The Walkmen frontman and Vampire Weekend musician team up to explore loss and time.
An indie rock marriage for the ages, The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam have made a new pop record. Hamilton coming off a mediocre solo outing and Rostam hot off his announcement that Modern Vampires of the City would be his last record with the band, the biggest Vampire... Continue reading
Erstwhile Walkmen leader and Vampire Weekend sonic consigliere Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij are releasing their collaborative album I Had A Dream That You Were Mine next week, and they promoted it last night with a visit to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. The duo played a rousing version of “A 1000 Times,” a […]
The fourth edition of the Pop Vs. Jock celebrity basketball game is set to go down later this month in Montreal. Players this time around include event organizers Win and Will Butler of Arcade Fire fame, the Strokes’ Nikolai Fraiture, Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson, Silicon Valley star Martin Starr, and basketball players Luke Bonner and […]
Also featuring a solo project from the Vampire Weekend drummer, some bad Lady Gaga, and some really good Ty Dolla $ign.
Arcade Fire’s Win Butler has announced the latest “POP vs. Jock” charity basketball game, in collaboration with POP Montreal. Win has thrown the event several times in the past few years, inviting artists and athletes to lace up their sneakers and ball. Show More Summary
Drummer's debut album Youngish American is produced by the Black Keys’ Patrick Carney.
Dams of the West is the new solo project from Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson. Continue reading…
Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson has announced a new solo project, Dams of the West. This fall, he’ll release his debut album, Youngish American, which is produced by the Black Keys’ Patrick Carney, as well as Tomson and Roger Moutnot. Show More Summary
Since Vampire Weekend put out Modern Vampires Of The City in 2013, its members have focused on pursuing their own projects: Rostam Batmanglij left the band completely to focus on his solo career and a forthcoming Hamilton Leithauser collaboration; Chris Baio put the moves on his long-standing project Baio and released a full-length, The Names; […]
Watch “Death Wish” off Youngish American, out this fall.
Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam, formerly indispensable members of The Walkmen and Vampire Weekend, respectively, will release an album together called I Had a Dream That You Were Mine on September 23. We already heard their debut single together, a wonderful song called “A 1000 Times”.... Continue reading
Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij and the Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser have shared another song under their collaborative project. Listen to “When the Truth Is...” below via Apple Music. It’s taken from the duo’s forthcoming album I Had a Dream That You Were Mine, out September 23 via Glassnote. Show More Summary
Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij and the Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser will release their collaborative album I Had a Dream That You Were Mine on September 23. Today, they’ve shared a Josh Goleman-directed music video for “A 1000 Times” from the record. Show More Summary