One of the many new shows on Apple Music’s Beats Radio 1 is Time Crisis With Ezra Koenig (of Vampire Weekend). The first installment aired two weeks ago, and for the second episode Koenig’s got Despot, Rashida Jones, his cousin Asher (second cousin to be exact), Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton of Buzzfeed’s Another Round […]
On the newest episode of Ezra Koenig's radio show "Time Crisis" on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station, the Vampire Weekend frontman sat down with Florence and the Machine's Florence Welch. When Koenig asked if she remembered how they...Show More Summary
Thu 20 Aug Chris Baio has played sold out shows worldwide and taken home a Grammy with his New York band Vampire Weekend, but the jack of all trades musician is...
Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio has been making precise electronic pop under his own name for a few years now, but he’s finally getting around to releasing a debut full-length this fall. We’ve heard two songs from The Names already, the thumping “Brainwash yyrr Face” and the undeniably catchy (and Vampire Weekend-y) “Sister Of Pearl.” […]
Chris Baio, the bassist of Vampire Weekend, is releasing a solo record! Kapow! Above is the first song (and video) lifted from his forthcoming opus, The Names, and it's perkier than a pale pink popped collar. But honestly the first thing...Show More Summary
by Andrew Sacher photo: Baio w/ Vampire Weekend in Chicago in 2014 (more by James Richards IV) Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio is releasing the first-ever full length album for his solo project, Baio. It's called The Names, is due out....
Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig debuted his new Beats 1 radio show Time Crisis with Ezra Koenig on Sunday night, and he brought out some famous friends — Mark Ronson, Rashida Jones, Despot, Desus, and Mero — to help him fill out the two-hour show. We particularly liked... Continue reading
If you loved The Fault in Our Stars' soundtrack, you're going to be head over heels for the music from John Green's latest big-screen adaptation, Paper Towns. Featuring names like Vance Joy, Haim, and Vampire Weekend, it has a very similar alt-pop feel to the previous film's album - complete with another track from Grouplove. Show More Summary
Vampire Weekend frontman spins a lot of Billy Joel and pokes fun at iTunes' five most popular songs.
Joining fellow Beats 1 hosts Disclosure, St. Vincent, Run the Jewels, and Dr. Dre Continue reading
Joining the ranks of Drake, Run the Jewels, St. Vincent, Disclosure, Josh Homme, Dr. Dre, Pharrell, and others, Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig is getting his own radio show on Apple Music's radio station Beats 1. This Sunday at 3 p.m.,...Show More Summary
Minneapolis’ Hippo Campus came onto the scene last fall with their debut EP Bashful Creatures, garnering comparisons to Vampire Weekend with their lack of guitar effects and vocalist Jake Luppen’s Koenig-esque yelping. With gigs opening for My Morning Jacket, Real Estate, and Modest Mouse coming up, Hippo Campus are coming more into their own with […]
Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio announced in April that he will release his debut LP, The Names, this coming fall. We already heard the record’s first blustery pop single, “Brainwash yyrr Face,” and today, Baio has offered up a new taste of The Names. “Sister Of Pearl” is a buoyant indie-pop experiment that sounds a lot […]
In May, Vampire Weekend 's Chris Baio announced The Names, his debut LP under the name Baio. Now, he's shared "Sister of Pearl", another track from the album. Below, check out the song's lyrics. Baio describes "Sister of Pearl" as "a...Show More Summary
During Chromeo’s set at Governors Ball yesterday, Dave 1 announced “There’s this guitar riff I like to play sometimes, it’s like…” and played the unmistakable opening of Vampire Weekend’s “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa.” After Dave played the riff once more, Ezra Koenig walked onto the stage, jokingly teasing, “Dave, I showed you the riff, man. […]
Ezra Koenig joined Chromeo during their gig at Governors Ball last night for a brief performance of Vampire Weekend's "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa". "There's this guitar riff I like to play sometimes," said Chromeo's Dave 1, playing the "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" riff a couple of times. Show More Summary
Governors Ball 2015 began yesterday, including Drake, St. Vincent, My Morning Jacket and more. During Chromeo's set, they brought their old pal, Vampire Weekend singer Ezra Koenig, to play VW's "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" into Chromeo's "Bonafide Lovin'" with...
Sounds like: Marian Hill, Ibeyi, Vampire Weekend Song: Teenage Love - Deserted Places What's so good? Welcome to the age of ironic pop music. Welcome to Teenage Love. The electro-pop duo consists of Katy Gunn (Brooklyn) and Anna Lidell...Show More Summary
His solo debut LP is called “The Names”