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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

When you work in this field, SXSW can kinda seem like a vacation -- like the industry just STOPS for a week of schmoozing and…
Stereogum | March 18, 2016 - 6:30 pm
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Rostam’s Departure Might Be Just What Vampire Weekend Needs

The news that Rostam Batmanglij is leaving Vampire Weekend could be construed as the band's death knell -- if not literally, at least creatively. The…
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2016 - 1:42 pm
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Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “When The Truth Is…”

Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij are putting out their first collaborative album, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, next month, and today they've…
James Rettig | August 26, 2016 - 8:36 am
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Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “A 1000 Times” Video

Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij are gearing up to release their debut collaborative LP, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, next month. We've…
James Rettig | August 10, 2016 - 10:27 am
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Rostam – “Gwan” & “Sick As A Dog” (With Hamilton Leithauser)

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"
James Rettig | August 9, 2016 - 10:00 am
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Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “In A Black Out”

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…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2016 - 12:20 am
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Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “A 1000 Times”

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…
Pranav Trewn | July 22, 2016 - 12:06 am
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Watch Rostam Play His First Solo Show In Brooklyn

Former Vampire Weekend co-leader Rostam Batmanglij left the band in January to pursue a solo career, and he's given us two excellent singles so far,…
Peter Helman | June 12, 2016 - 10:21 pm
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Rostam – “Gravity Don’t Pull Me” Video

Rostam Batmanglij, the former co-leader of Vampire Weekend, left the band in January, and he's just released his first single since his departure from the…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2016 - 8:52 am
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Rostam – “EOS” Video

Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij has released a new solo track called "EOS." It's his first solo material released since 2011's pair of songs "Wood" and "Don't
James Rettig | January 14, 2016 - 11:11 am

Katy Perry x Beirut – “Scenic Cold” (Rostam Mashup)

"this is from a few years ago, never released it out into the world, but played it when people asked me to DJ at things,…
Amrit Singh | December 4, 2012 - 9:54 am

Come To Nitehawk Cinema For The Opening Run Of DOSA HUNT, A Film By Amrit Singh

Some of you may remember the month of February, which was about eight months ago. On Valentine's Day, I released the trailer for a film…
Amrit Singh | October 2, 2012 - 1:51 pm
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Rostam – “Don’t Let It Get To You”

Back in September, Vampire Weekend multi-instrumentalist and producer Rostam Batmanglij posted a new track called "Wood," a lighter-than-air Bollywood/classical/pop fusion, on his Tumblr. Today, he's…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2011 - 5:05 pm
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Rostam – “Wood”

Vampire Weekend multi-instrumentalist and production guru Rostam Batmanglij has posted a new track called "Wood" on his Tumblr. It's six minutes long, and it throws…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2011 - 1:49 pm
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