"Call Me Maybe" pop star returns with new album featuring Dev Hynes, Tegan and Sara, Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij.
Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend has become one of those cultural fixtures that’s bigger than just the indie rock community. His Twitter feed is funnier than most professional comics, he’ll randomly show up on a song with Makonnen and Despot, and now Koenig is letting a cigar-smoking puppet dog insult him on TV. Who is […]
Sounds like: HAIM, Vampire Weekend, Wild Belle Song: Peluché - Sin What's so good? English trio Peluché continue to be one of the most interesting acts I've stumbled across this past six months. Their first two releases (the Afro-beat styled "Ohio" and the creeping, harmony-driven "Cinnamon") couldn't be any different. Show More Summary
Nearly two years ago, I bought a CD while waiting for a bucket-sized iced coffee, sweet with a splash of whole milk. It wasn't a long wait, but it was long enough for me to spot the new Vampire Weekend album, remember I'd pirated their first two and hand my Starbucks gift card back to the barista. "I'll also take Modern Vampires of the City, too." Read more...
However, for a brief time today, the editor-in-chief of vox.com got as close as he ever will. The correction above [click to enlarge] was added to New York Times LA bureau chief Adam Nagourney’s article about the revitalization of Hollywood. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Vacationer, Washed Out, Vampire Weekend Song: PHOX - 1936 (COFRESI Remix) What's so good? It's been quite a while since we picked up on PHOX's cute, folk-pop single "1936." More than six months, in fact. Fortunately COFRESI, a producer based out of Chicago, has decided to pop the track back up on our radar. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Passion Pit, Ra Ra Riot, Vampire Weekend Song: Karl Kling - Careful What's so good? Karl Kling steps out of the RAC spotlight to focus on his self-titled project. Today, he shares a new tune called "Careful." In this track,...Show More Summary
Singer Esau Mwamwaya and producer Johan Hugo reconvene for a new Very Best album, due out in April.
A new album is out in April. Read more articles like "The Very Best x Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio, “Let Go”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post The Very Best x Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio, “Let Go” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Netflix just needs a minute of your time to explain why it wants to more than double the $900 million in debt it already has. See, it’s just been a rough couple of months, because its friend Tommy was supposed to buy Vampire WeekendShow More Summary
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, The Bleachers, Walk The Moon Song: Diet Cig - Harvard What's so good? Alex Luciano and Noah Bowman make up New Paltz, NY's Diet Cig, a band that has been popping up on "Artists to Watch" lists over the past year. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Animal Collective, Vampire Weekend Song: Young Rapids - What R U Saying What's so good? Psych/dream-poppers Young Rapids hail from Washington DC, and they're getting set to drop their new album in March. There's something unique about "What R U Saying" that quickly has me mesmerized. Show More Summary
Plus, read an interview she did with Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig. Read more articles like "Video: Karen O – “Day Go By”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Video: Karen O – “Day Go By” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazi...
Sounds like: HAIM, Vampire Weekend, Paul Simon Song: Peluché - Cinnamon What's so good? Peluché's first release, "Ohio," was one of those tunes you couldn't get out of your head, for all the right reasons. The B-side to this catchy ditty...Show More Summary
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)
“WenttotheHamptonsandthoughtIwastheman/TillMaryKatetoldmemyRayBanswereoffbrand”Didn’texpecttoseeiLoveMakonnendoingsongswiththeVampireWeekendfrontmandidyou?Thankfully,RedBullbroughtthosetwoandNewYorkspitterDespottogetherforthisfasciShow More Summary
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 [...]