Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij and the Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser have shared another song under their collaborative project. Listen to “When the Truth Is...” below via Apple Music. It’s taken from the duo’s forthcoming album I Had a Dream That You Were Mine, out September 23 via Glassnote. Show More Summary
Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij and the Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser will release their collaborative album I Had a Dream That You Were Mine on September 23. Today, they’ve shared a Josh Goleman-directed music video for “A 1000 Times” from the record. Show More Summary
Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij made an appearance yesterday on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic. He premiered a couple of new tracks, including a solo number, “Gwan” (12 minutes in) and another from his new project with the Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser (31:13). Show More Summary
The musician says he may still work with Vampire Weekend in the future.
Since his departure from Vampire Weekend earlier this year, Rostam Batmanglij has kept busy with new solo material — “EOS” and “Gravity Don’t Pull Me” — and a forthcoming collaborative album with the Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser. During a guest DJ set and interview for KCRW, Batmanglij debuted new songs from both projects: His new solo […]
Former Vampire Weekend and The Walkmen members team for I Had a Dream That You Were Mine.
The musical partnership between Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij began, as so many do, by disturbing the parental peace. The former lead singer for the Walkmen and the now-former multi-instrumentalist for Vampire Weekend are both originally from Washington, D.C., and they’d meet up when they went home for the holidays. Show More Summary
Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij and the Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser came together to release “A 1000 Times,” their debut single as Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, last month. Now, the duo have announced a new album under the project. I Had A Dream That You Were Mine is out September 23 via Glassnote. Show More Summary
The Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser first worked with erstwhile Vampire Weekend producer Rostam Batmanglij on his 2014 solo effort Black Hours, and last month, the two teamed up on new single “A 1000 Times,” the first taste of a whole forthcoming collaborative album. Well, now it’s official: That album is called I Had A Dream […]
Yeah! That one from Vampire Weekend and the lead singer from The Walkmen! Listen to their first song "1000 Times," plus an album is forthcoming.
Former Vampire Weekend multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij and former Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser have joined forces as Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam. An album from the duo is expected soon. Today, they’ve shared their debut single, “A 1000 Times”. Rostam spoke on... Continue reading
Two of indie rock's finest have join forces for a collaborative project.
The onetime Walkmen vocalist and former Vampire Weekend member have collaborated before, here more formally. Continue reading…
The former Vampire Weekend and Walkmen members have made a joint record.
Last month Rostam Batmanglij performed his first solo concert since leaving Vampire Weekend, opening for Brian Wilson at Brooklyn’s Northside Festival. Throughout the set he was joined onstage by a number of his friends and frequent collaborators, including Angel Deradoorian and Ra Ra Riot’s Wes Miles, as well as the Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser, who most […]
Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij and the Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser have shared “A 1000 Times,” a collaborative track under their new project Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam. Listen to it below. It's the latest collaboration between...Show More Summary
Beastie Boys' Mike D has launched a new show on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio. “The Echo Chamber” premiered yesterday, apparently from his Malibu pool house, with the first instalment of a two-part chat with Ezra Koenig. (The second will air tomorrow on Ezra’s “Time Crisis.”) Listen to clips below. Show More Summary
Sia has shared a new remix of her This Is Acting cut “ Unstoppable.” Produced by Ariel Rechtshaid (Vampire Weekend, Haim, Sky Ferreira), the new song features Pusha T and the Afro-Brazilian marching band Olodum. It arrives ahead of the summer Olympics, as part of Gillette’s “Perfect Isn’t Pretty” campaign for the games. Show More Summary
Every now and then, “Jeopardy!” dips its toe into the music world. On an episode earlier this year, Kurt Vile and the Flaming Lips were answers (or, in “Jeopardy!” parlance, “questions”). Vampire Weekend, Daft Punk, the White Stripes, Nine Inch Nails, Best Coast, and Fleet Foxes have also been answers on the show. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Hippo Campus, Harrison Brome, Shy Kids, Vampire Weekend Song: ISLAND - Come With Me What's so good? This is one of those songs that is appropriate for so many occasions. It's not a track trying too hard to be something it's not; everything about this song is right. ISLAND is just starting to take off in their native city of London. Show More Summary