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”
Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio makes dance music under the name Baio. Back in April, he announced that a debut album would be coming soon via Glassnote, and that it would contain "Bowie and Ferry-influenced pop songs and dumbsmart arena techno." Now, he's detailed The Names, which will be out September 18. Show More Summary
As revealed on a recent No Effects podcast, Vampire Weekend aren’t that close to releasing a new album, but bassist Chris Baio’s flourishing side gig as an electronic producer will yield an LP soon enough. About a month ago Baio announced a record deal with indie titan Glassnote, and today he’s shared that project’s lead […]
American Psycho/Less Than Zero author Bret Easton Ellis hosts a podcast—he's previously recorded conversations with Kanye West, Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, the National's Matt Berninger, and others. Today, he's shared a new one with Ariel Pink. Show More Summary
Though they are working on new material, Koenig says the band's remains in the "off-season."
My name is Satish Kondapavulur. I am what most baby boomers would call “a millennial.” I like Vampire Weekend, streaming movies on Netflix, and playing Gran Turismo. My plans this weekend involve driving to Berkeley, going to whatever...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Tune-Yards, Ibeyi, Vampire Weekend Song: Teenage Love - Lazer Eyes What's so good? There is a lot going on in this track. When I let a track properly burn, I hear all kinds of things that I glaze over on the first handful of listens. Show More Summary
Vampire Weekend’s bassist Chris Baio is embarking on a solo album of his own. The musician posted a thrilled message on Twitter and Instagram today revealing he’s signed to Glassnote and will release his debut full-length this summer. He’s released electronic music sporadically as Baio before, including a pair of EPs. He’s described the album […]
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Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio makes dance music under the name Baio. Now, he's announced his debut album, which will be out this summer via Glassnote. He says the album contains "Bowie and Ferry-influenced pop songs and dumbsmart arena...Show More Summary
Five Awesome Times Seinfeld Influenced Modern Music, Featuring Yo La Tengo, Kendrick Lamar, Vampire Weekend And More
The Major Lazer cartoon has been in the works for a long time now. As Billboard reports, the show finally has a premiere date. Watch it on April 16 at midnight on FXX. It's also been revealed that in addition to Vampire Weekend's Ezra...Show More Summary
Rookie has a recurring feature called Ask a Grown Man, where adult men answer questions from teenage girls. Run the Jewels, Thom Yorke, Stephen Malkmus, Vampire Weekend, TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe, and others have previously given their two cents. Show More Summary