“This is me at Whole Foods trying out Cheese”
Sounds like: Bergfilm, Vampire Weekend Song: Banzai Cliff - Strange Things are Afoot What's so good? I'm going to struggle to explain this one, but I wish this was the soundtrack to my Bar Mitzvah's highlight reel. It was a hugely momentous...Show More Summary
01. Talk Talk - "New Grass" 02. John Coltrane - "Resolution" 03. Burial - "Forgive" 04. Spiritualized - "Cool Waves" 05. Stars of the Lid - "Even If You're Never Awake" 06. Alice Coltrane - "Rama Guru" 07. Vampire Weekend - "Everlasting Arms" 09. Ulrich Schnauss - "On my Own" 10. Talk Talk - "Time It's Time"
Sounds like: Empire of the Sun, Vampire Weekend, Klaxons What's so good? MGMT return with the second single, "When You Die," off the new album. While the first release, "Little Dark Age," held down the fort with lyrics that detailedShow More Summary
What's so good? With the next Vampire Weekend album release approaching, frontman and lyricist, Ezra Koenig, has been enrolled in a string of interviews. In which he has revealed the inspiration behind what is to come from the band with the expected release of a follow up album to 2013's Modern Vampires of the City. Show More Summary
“The music was really clear and her voice was really clear.”
Koenig wanted to get “200 people” writing for their next LP
When Rostam announced that he was leaving Vampire Weekend to focus on his solo career, fans couldn't help but wonder what that might mean for VW LP4. Rostam and Ezra Koenig have both repeatedly reassured everyone that Rostam would still be involved, and in an interview with Entertainment Weekly about the new album, the latter…
Ezra Koenig is now a Grammy voter. As Pitchfork points out, on the latest episode of his Beats 1 series Time Crisis, the Vampire Weekend frontman revealed that this is his first year as part of the voting pool for National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Koenig broke down potential winners in the Big…
A few months ago, Rostam Batmanglij released his first solo album, Half-Light, and he recently stopped by the SiriusXMU studios to perform a stripped-down set in which he covered a classic. Hear the former Vampire Weekender's sweet and subdued take on Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone" below. Half-Light is out…
Music for Dracula. The very low profile of an 18th century Mexican masterpiece. Checking in with Renzo Piano’s Academy Museum. And a last stand for artists in the Arts District. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with your artisanally crafted, gluten-free arts newsletter:...
Sounds like: Depeche Mode, Vampire Weekend, Pond What's so good? In Buddhism it is said we are in an age called The Age of Dregs. It's a degenerate age where our afflictions run high. In some way, it's a Little Dark Age. We have created...Show More Summary
Watch the former Vampire Weekend musician perform songs off his debut solo album.
At 19, he's already produced tracks for Vampire Weekend, GoldLink and Kendrick Lamar.
“The Late Late Show” host invaded Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show and accidentally stumbled on the Vampire Weekend frontman
Creator Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend shares his style advice.
Ezra Koenig says a studio session with Kanye West helped him “loosen up” about collaborators.
Ezra Koenig has been giving a lot of interviews since his animated Netflix series Neo Yokio debuted a few weeks ago, and everyone inevitably asks about the state of the next Vampire Weekend album. He's respectably vague when revealing what they've been up to, but has shared some notable updates. In a new interview with…
Departing seminal pop group Vampire Weekend may have been Rostam Batmanglij’s boldest and wisest career move. With his breathtaking debut solo album, Half-Light, the producer and singer delves into his new creative freedom to create a record that is at once challenging and familiar. Half-Light... Continue reading