Last year, Hamilton Leithauser (the Walkman) and Rostam Batmanglij (formerly of Vampire Weekend) released a new album called Had a Dream That You Were Mine. Now, they’re releasing a new live album, I Won’t Let Up: Live at Music Hall of Williamsburg, in conjunction with Leithauser’s newly extended tour. Show More Summary
Rostam (Batmanglij, of Vampire Weekend) goes on a meditative walkabout of New York City in his newest video, for the track “Gwan”. Writes Pitchfork: In the slow motion clip, directed by Greg Brunkalla, Rostam walks around New York City. “… Read The post Rostam Goes on a NYC Walkabout in ‘Gwan’ Video: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Continuous creative output from the Vampire Weekend vet.
The former Vampire Weekend member will be on tour with Deradoorian soon. Continue reading…
It's the Vampire Weekend songwriter's first new material this year.
The former Vampire Weekend member is heading out on tour in May.
Earlier this year, Rostam announced he had new solo music on the way that he would perform on his upcoming tour. The former Vampire Weekend member is now readying his solo debut, which is set to come out this year, according to a press release. Show More Summary
It looks like Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, St. Vincent, Grizzly Bear, Phoenix, and Haim, aren’t the only bands teasing new music this spring. The War on Drugs got in on the action today with a new clip uploaded onto Facebook and their website. Their last album was the... Continue reading
Sounds like: Phoenix, Temples, Vampire Weekend Song: Toma - Going Nowhere What's so good? I was pretty jazzed about stumbling upon these guys for the first time after I caught them at Hotel Cafe in LA, then I saw them doing their thing...Show More Summary
The former Vampire Weekend member is coming to town.
Dams of the West's new video was inspired by Chris Tomson noticing a McDonald's employee removing a season's greeting from under the restaurant's golden arches. Continue reading…
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, Tokyo Police Club Song: RAC - This Song (Ft. Rostam) What's so good? There used to be a day and age when I'd freak out at the prospect of a new RAC song being released. I guess that time still exists, because...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, Empire of the Sun, Foals Song: The Khanz - Wolves What's so good? "Kinda like Vampire Weekend - if you shoved a kettle cord up their arse, plugged it into the wall and flicked the power switch" - The Khanz bio. Show More Summary
“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