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Back in January, Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig teamed up with Dirty Projector’s Dave Longstreth to play for Bernie Sanders supporters at a rally in Iowa City. Today, Longstreth joined forces with the entirety of Vampire Weekend (sans-Rostam) to perform at another Sanders rally in Manhattan’s Washington Square Park. Accompanied by the Columbia University a cappella […]
Vampire Weekend performed at a Bernie Sanders rally in Manhattan's Washington Square Park. Once again, they were joined by Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth. Accompanied by the Columbia University Metrotones, they performed "Cape Cod...Show More Summary
Hypnocraft's April edition of 'The Hum' continues this Sunday (4/17) at Manhattan Inn, and it was announced that it'd be headlined by Kimbra with special guests. Those guests turned out to be pretty exciting. Former Dirty ProjectorsShow More Summary
Musician Yasmine Kittles has filed "criminal charges" against music publicist Heathcliff Berru, whom many women — including Dirty Projectors guitarist Amber Coffman — have accused of sexually assaulting them.For years, Berru's alleged misconduct was an unkept secret in the industry, but it was "explained away as a personality quirk or the... More »
The allegations of sexual harassment against former publicist Healthcliff Berru began with a tweet from Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman in January. [ more › ]
The trio teams up for “Time, as a Symptom” and “Good Intentions Paving Company”.
Joanna Newsom is currently on tour behind last year's fantastic Divers. Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold has been opening for her. Last Saturday, she played Los Angeles' Orpheum Theatre and was joined on stage by Pecknold, along with a special guest: Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman. Show More Summary
On Saturday, celebrated chamber-folk songstress and master-harpist Joanna Newsom took her show to LA’s Orpheum Theater, and she brought reinforcements. Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold, the tour’s opening act, and the Dirty Projectors’...Show More Summary
Moscow-to-Alaska-to-Brooklyn composer Olga Bell has had a long and storied history, first under the name Bell and then with a variety of projects over the years, including with the Dirty Projectors for Swing Lo Magellan. Most recently, she’s been putting out music under her own name — her debut full-length composition Krai, came out in […]
The LA-based PR company Life Or Death came under fire last month when multiple allegations of sexual assault were made against its founder, Heathcliff Berru. Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman initiated the call-out via Twitter, asserting that Berru had groped her without her consent several years prior. Coffman’s account of misconduct was corroborated by other musicians […]
In Hear This, The A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week, since it’s “Love Week” here at The A.V. Club, we’re picking our favorite songs we’ve put on mixtapes. Dirty Projectors, “Stillness Is The Move”Show More Summary
Red Hot Chili Peppers performed at a Bernie Sanders fundraiser at LA’s Ace Hotel last night, joining artists like Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth, and Killer Mike in campaigning for the presidential candidate. That terrifying image up at the top of this post is a bizarre face-morph blending Bernie Sanders and David […]
Bethany Cosentino, frontwoman of Los Angeles indie rock group Best Coast, was one of the first people to support Amber Coffman when the Dirty Projectors singer spoke out last month, accusing prominent music publicist Heathcliff Berru...Show More Summary
Last month, Best Coast frontwoman Bethany Cosentino was one of the first people to back up Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman when she accused Heathcliff Berru, founder of the Life Or Death PR agency, of all sorts of predatory sexual behavior. Many others followed, and now Life Or Death is no more. It was one step, […]
Yesterday, Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig performed with Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth at a big Bernie Sanders rally in Iowa City. (At one point, Sanders sang “This Land Is Your Land” with the group.) During the event, CNN interviewed Koenig about why he supports Sanders, and this is what he had to say: A few […]
Yesterday in Iowa, Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig performed at a rally for Bernie Sanders alongside Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth. During the event, CNN caught up with Koenig to discuss why he supports Sanders. Watch the interview...Show More Summary
Iowa voters will hit the polls Monday as part of the crucial caucuses in the Hawkeye State, and at a Saturday night rally in Iowa City, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders was joined by members of Vampire Weekend and Dirty Projectors at the Students of Bernie rally. At the end of the night, the Vermont...
Indie rockers return to the stage for the first time in nearly two years, accompanied by Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth.
Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig and Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth are performing at a big Bernie Sanders rally in Iowa City, Iowa tonight, backed up by VW drummer Chris Tomson, the Lucas Brothers, and a university a cappella group. As a warmup before the main event, the group played a few songs to Bernie supporters at […]