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Q&A: Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson Talks New Solo Project Dams Of The West

The drummer's side project is not supposed to be this good. Chris Tomson knows it, too -- hence the neuroses he feels about becoming the…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2017 - 10:00 am

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Watch Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson Play His First Solo Show As Dams Of The West

Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson announced back in September that he would be joining his bandmates in pursuit of a solo career. Youngish American, his…
Peter Helman | December 4, 2016 - 1:13 pm

Dams Of The West – “Tell The Truth” Video

Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson is releasing his debut solo album, Youngish Americans, under the name Dams Of The West early next year. When he…
James Rettig | December 2, 2016 - 10:50 am

Watch Members Of Arcade Fire, The Strokes, & Vampire Weekend Play In Pop Vs. Jock IV Basketball Game

Arcade Fire's Win Butler held the fourth edition of his annual POP Vs. Jock charity basketball game in Montreal today. Win and Will Butler both…
Peter Helman | September 24, 2016 - 5:19 pm

Members Of Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend To Play In Pop Vs. Jock V Basketball Game

The fourth edition of the Pop Vs. Jock celebrity basketball game is set to go down later this month in Montreal. Players this time around…
James Rettig | September 9, 2016 - 4:58 pm

Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson Announces Solo Project Dams Of The West, Shares “Death Wish”

Since Vampire Weekend put out Modern Vampires Of The City in 2013, its members have focused on pursuing their own projects: Rostam Batmanglij left the
James Rettig | September 8, 2016 - 10:43 am

Listen To Ezra Koenig On The No Effects Podcast From Tanlines’ Jesse Cohen

Jesse Cohen of Tanlines has a podcast called No Effects, and for his latest episode, Cohen talked to indie rock demigod Ezra Koenig. As statesmen…
Caitlin White | May 15, 2015 - 10:58 am

Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson Praises Phish

One of the consequences of this generation's taboo-free music consumption is the breakdown of the hippie/hipster taste barrier -- that is, a member of a…
Chris DeVille | June 24, 2014 - 11:32 am

The Walkmen To “Reunite” For NBA All-Star Weekend Concert

Well, that didn't take long. The Walkmen, who announced an "extreme hiatus" and played a goodbye show in Philadelphia last month, will headline a concert…
Scott Lapatine | January 7, 2014 - 7:32 pm