Earlier this year, we learned the bizarre and fascinating news that Sting and Shaggy have made an entire album together. It still doesn't seem real, even though we've heard the single "Don't Make Me Wait" and witnessed the Grammy performances. But it's happening. It's looming ever-closer.
Shaggy: “Big up to you and your band”
Former Vampire Weekend producer Rostam has released one solo album, last year's Half-Light, since stepping out on his own, and lately he's been spending his time doing stripped-down covers of classics like "Like A Rolling Stone," "Fairytale Of New York," and "Pink Moon." But he seems to have some new material of his own cooking,…
Cult-favorite pop-country star and late-breaking Vampire Weekend inspiration Kacey Musgraves teased her third album Golden Hour late last year, and we named it one of our most anticipated releases of 2018. Today Musgraves has officially announced the project -- her first since 2015's Pageant Material, not counting 2016's A Very Kacey Christmas -- and shared…
“I Promise You” was originally sung by James Corden on the film’s soundtrack
Vampire Weekend are currently hard at work on their fourth album, but it's been a while since we've heard anything from frontman Ezra Koenig. But now he's contributed a new song to a very worthy place: The new kids' movie Peter Rabbit, which transforms Beatrix Potter's beloved characters into wacky CGI creations. Along with Peter…
The official version of “I Promise You” is sung by James Corden, while Ezra sings the demo
Their list includes The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Interpol, The Rapture, Vampire Weekend and more (but no Velvet Underground, Sonic Youth, Ramones or Television). Continue reading…
In Vampire Weekend’s 2008 debut, I recognized the African soukous and rumba that had been my father’s calling.
Sounds like: MGMT, Vampire Weekend Song: Warming - White Lies What's so good? If you've ever needed a soundtrack composed of artists who live in a van, perhaps today is your lucky day. I'd suggest starting out with Warming (althoughShow More Summary
Yesterday, they announced their first show in 4 years
The 2018 lineup was revealed today featuring headliners Vampire Weekend (their first show in four years) and St. Vincent, plus Feist, Yo La Tengo, Ezra Furman, Jeff Tweedy, John Cale, Oh Sees, Gruff Rhys, Fat White Family, Julia Holter,...Show More Summary
It's been ten years this week since the band's self-titled debut smash album was released.
Will 2018 see the release of the followup to 2013's Modern Vampires of the City? Continue reading…
Vampire Weekend's landmark self-titled debut just turned 10 this week. Meanwhile, Modern Vampires In The City, their last album, will turn five in a few months. Indeed, other than a couple of short performances at Bernie Sanders rallies in 2016, Vampire Weekend haven't played a proper live show since they did the Reading and Leeds…
Ezra Koenig recently said he was finishing up their next album
The band will headline U.K. festival End Of The Road.
XL Recordings is one of the biggest British independent labels, having released records since 1989, and brought artists like Basement Jaxx, Adele, Iceage, The Prodigy, The Streets, The Avalanches, and Vampire Weekend to the public consciousness,...Show More Summary
“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