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.
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, The Drums, Daughter Song: PROM - Flickers What's so good? This new dream pop jam from Brooklyn duo PROM is giving PC Music a run for their pop money. The first release off Ghost Beach's Crazy Heart records...Show More Summary
British producer SBTRKT has released the official music video for “New Dorp. New York” from his forthcoming sophomore LP, Wonder Where We Land. Featuring Vampire Weekend‘s Ezra Koenig, the music video was created by Fons Schiedon and… Watch the Official Music Video for SBTRKT’s “New Dorp. New York” featuring Ezra Koenig is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
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