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Arcade Fire - I Give You Power (Ft. Mavis Staples)

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

Q&A: Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson Talks New Solo Project Dams Of The West

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…

Rostam Goes Deep on Vampire Weekend’s Contra on 7th Anniversary of Leak

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

A Thank You Note to Everyone Who Didn’t Release an Album in 2016

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

Great Job, Internet!: Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig imagines John Lennon’s take on Seinfeld

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

Ezra Koenig Proves His Devotion to ’90s Sitcoms by Singing a Seinfeld Version of ‘Imagine’

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 »

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson Play His First Solo Show As Dams Of The West

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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 […]

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Sings “Seinfeld” Version of John Lennon’s “Imagine”: Listen

On his Beats 1 radio show “Time Crisis,” Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig sang an impromptu version of John Lennon’s “Imagine,” changing the words to discuss “Seinfeld” (sample lyric: “Imagine ‘Seinfeld’ back on TV/It isn’t hard to do/Kramer, George, and Elaine/Maybe Newman too”). Show More Summary

Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson Shares New Dams of the West Video for New Song “Tell the Truth”: Watch

On February 24, Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson will release a solo project as Dams of the West. The album is called Youngish American, and it’s out via 30th Century Records/Columbia. Youngish American is produced by the Black Keys’ Patrick Carney, as well as Tomson and Roger Moutenot. Show More Summary

Dams Of The West – “Tell The Truth” Video

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson is releasing his debut solo album, Youngish Americans, under the name Dams Of The West early next year. When he announced the project back in September, he shared lead single “Death Wish” and today he’s following that up with another new track, “Tell The Truth.” This one takes on a […]

Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Cover Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man”: Listen

Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij and the Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser have shared a new two-song session recorded at Spotify Studios NYC. In addition to a new rendition of their I Had a Dream That You Were Mine track “The Morning Stars,” they delivered a cover of the Bob Dylan classic “Mr. Show More Summary

Dams of the West (Vampire Weekend's Chris Tomson) playing NYC this Friday

His debut album will be out in 2017 (produced by The Black Keys' Patrick Carney) and you can listen to the lead single now. Continue reading…

Newswire: Put on your topsiders, there might be a new Vampire Weekend album in the works

In times of unrest, some people take comfort in the notion that, if nothing else, some great art will arise from the potential devastation. That’s probably not what we’re going to get from a fourth Vampire Weekend album, but at least there’s probably going to be some alliteration. Show More Summary

Vampire Weekend rumored to release fourth album on Columbia in 2017

It's been rumored on Hits Daily Double that Vampire Weekend signed to Columbia for their next LP. The post says that the deal "reportedly came after leader Ezra Koenig hit it off with Columbia chief Rob Stringer," and that we should "look for a new album sometime around Q2 or Q3 of 2017 and a tour later in the year." Continue reading…

Vampire Weekend Reportedly Sign To Columbia For LP4

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Vampire Weekend have released all three of their albums on XL Recordings, but it looks like we might see a new album next year, and it also looks like that next album might have another company’s logo on it. The generally-reliable music-industry bible Hits Daily Double reports that insiders are claiming that Vampire Weekend have […]

mems of Yeasayer, Vampire Weekend, Woods, ASDIG, Holy Ghost, more playing Dave Harrington holiday show

Producer and polymath Dave Harrington is once again throwing his Holiday Spectacular in NYC this year, joined by many prominent indie musicians. The third annual show goes down at Brooklyn Bowl on December 18, and the guest list includes...Show More Summary

Charli XCX and Rostam Duet on New Jim-E Stack “Deadstream” Rework: Listen

Former Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij duets with Charli XCX on his new remix of “Deadstream,” the recent Jim-E Stack single. The rework premiered on Beats 1 this afternoon—check it out below.  Referencing the election-day release,...Show More Summary

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