“It’s a lil more springtime than the last one. guitar’s not dead.”
It's still tentatively titled Mitsubishi Macchiato and "a lil more springtime" than the last LP.
Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig has given the first update on the forthcoming album, the first since Modern Vampires of the City (2013) and the first without founding member, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Rostam Batmanglij. In a lengthy Instagram post, Koenig shared the album’s... Continue reading
Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig has given an update on the band’s next album. On Instagram, he writes, “every day I get comments & questions about the next Vampire Weekend album. obviously, we gotta take our time & get it rightShow More Summary
We're all eagerly curious about a new Vampire Weekend album, doubly so because it'll be the first one without Rostam Batmanglij as a part of the band. Ezra Koenig just posted a short update on the progress of the new album in an Instagram post. He says that the album still has a…
Hamilton Leithauser appeared on The Strombo Show in honor of his 2016 collaboration with Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij titled I Had A Dream That You Were Mine. Leithauser performed two tracks from the album ("In A Black Out" and "The Bride's Dad") in addition to a cover of Leonard Cohen's "Came So Far For Beauty."
On his radio show for Reprezent 107.3 FM, Richard Russell (head of XL Recordings, home to M.I.A., Vampire Weekend, the xx, and more) debuted some new music. At one point, he performed two new songs with Sampha from an upcoming project Everything Is Recorded. Show More Summary
The lineups also include Downtown Boys, PWR BTTM, Trail of Dead, Girlpool, Cherry Glazerr, Robyn Hitchcock, Dave Monks (of Tokyo Police Club), Dams of the West (Vampire Weekend), Hurray for the Riff Raff, Vagabon, Jay Som, Allison Crutchfield, and lots more. Continue reading…
Sounds like: Foster the People, Vampire Weekend Song: Arlie - Big Fat Mouth What's so good? In fact, this name is actually an anagram (at a stretch) for "Are liar." It's not that hard to crack the code. My world is totally rocked. It's hard to come to terms with the fact that this song is lying to you -- us. WTF, Arlie. Show More Summary
The former Vampire Weekend member is promising to play new material on this tour. Continue reading…
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, Jinja Safari, The Griswolds Song: BOKITO - Better At Getting Worse What's so good? My body seems oddly confused while listening to quartet Bokito's single "Better At Getting Worse." The way I see it there...Show More Summary
After releasing his great Hamilton Leithauser collaboration I Had a Dream That You Were Mine last year, Rostam has new solo work on the way. The former Vampire Weekend member is planning to play some of that new material on an upcoming tour, which will take him to a few U.S. Show More Summary
The couple were seen out and about at Sundance this weekend.
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, LCD Soundsystem, Talking Heads Interpol What's so good? Arcade Fire has returned. "I Give You Power" is their first new song in almost four years. The timing of its release is intentional, for the trackShow More Summary
The drummer's side project is not supposed to be this good. Chris Tomson knows it, too -- hence the neuroses he feels about becoming the fourth and final member of Vampire Weekend to release solo material. But Youngish American, Tomson's first album as Dams Of The West, presents him as a clever and insightful songwriter…
Seven years ago, Vampire Weekend’s sophomore album Contra leaked onto the internet. To celebrate the occasion, former band member Rostam, who produced the record, conducted an AMA on Twitter to answer fans’ questions about the LP. During...Show More Summary
Dear Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, Nicki Minaj, Daft Punk, LCD Soundsystem, Lorde, Haim, Sufjan Stevens, the National, Taylor Swift, St. Vincent, Jay Z, Grizzly Bear, the xx, Fleet Foxes, Tame Impala, Lana Del Rey, Spoon, Phoenix, Gorillaz,...Show More Summary
Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig is a noted fan of Weird Twitter icon Seinfeld2000, having previously performed the music for the parody account’s browser game adaptation of “The Junior Mint,” and he’s still carrying on the mission of imagining what Seinfeld would like if it were on today. Show More Summary
The @Seinfeld2000 Twitter account is truly a kooky sight to be seen, where everything — and we mean everything — can somehow be Seinfeld-ized into the present day. Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig has been a devoted fan of @Seinfeld2000 for years, and during a recent episode of his popular Beats ... More »
Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson announced back in September that he would be joining his bandmates in pursuit of a solo career. Youngish American, his debut album under the name Dams Of The West, is arriving in February, and he played his first official solo show at Brooklyn’s C’mon Everybody on Friday night. Watch footage […]