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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The last two Fridays both fell on holidays, so this column has been on hiatus. And that means we're coming back this week with three…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2017 - 12:49 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We didn't get to see too many mind-boggling short-form videos this week, but we did get one long one in which one of our greatest,…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2012 - 3:46 pm

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Watch Priests, Dirty Projectors, Waxahatchee, Ted Leo, & More Play DC Anti-Fascism Protest

Donald Trump was unable to secure any relevant musical talent for his inauguration festivities, but a wealth of today's best musicians took the stage in…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2017 - 9:45 am

Dirty Projectors – “Little Bubble” Video

Dirty Projectors have shared a new song and video, "Little Bubble," which they teased earlier this week. It comes on the heels of last year's…
James Rettig | January 5, 2017 - 11:00 am

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig & Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth Play Bernie Sanders Rally In Iowa City

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…
Peter Helman | January 30, 2016 - 7:57 pm

Vampire Weekend Are Playing A Bernie Sanders Rally In Iowa City

Yesterday, Vampire Weekend co-founder Rostam Batmanglij announced that he was leaving the band. And this weekend, some lucky people in Iowa will get the first…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2016 - 8:54 am

Bombino – “Inar”

Omar Moctar (bka Bombino) hails from Niger and records music in Tamasheq, the native language of his small hometown of Agadez. In order to record…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 20, 2016 - 2:28 pm

Dave Longstreth Teases “Top Secret” Project On Ezra Koenig’s Beats 1 Show

Time Crisis, Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig's Beats 1 Radio show, is usually not the place to go if you're looking for some kind of…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2015 - 9:32 am

Pavo Pavo – “Ran Ran Run” (Stereogum Premiere)

Pavo Pavo make weightless pop music that sounds like it was beamed down from a glimmering utopian future. The Brooklyn five-piece (formerly known as Plume…
Peter Helman | May 4, 2015 - 9:40 am

Listen To Dave Longstreth’s New Orchestral Work “Michael Jordan”

Dirty Projectors ringleader Dave Longstreth has been pretty quiet for the past few years -- though he did co-write "FourFiveSeconds," of course -- but he…
James Rettig | March 12, 2015 - 10:07 pm

Rihanna, Kanye West, & Paul McCartney – “FourFiveSeconds”

The collaboration between Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney has arrived. It's called "FourFiveSeconds." Earlier this week, Kanye played the song for a bunch of…
James Rettig | January 24, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Kimbra Announces The Golden Echo Feat. Flying Lotus, Dave Longstreth, John Legend, Matt Bellamy

The Golden Echo will be Kimbra Lee Johnson's second album, but if you knew about the New Zealand singer before this year, it's probably from…
Scott Lapatine | June 10, 2014 - 10:16 am

Nat Baldwin – “Look She Said” (Feat. Dave Longstreth)

Here's a gorgeous track from Nat Baldwin, bassist for Dirty Projectors, that is only seeing the light of day after being recorded over half a…
Miles Bowe | September 11, 2013 - 1:09 pm

Vampire Weekend – “Diane Young” Video

Vampire Weekend already got plenty of attention for "Diane Young," the frantic first single from their truly great new album Modern Vampires Of The City,…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2013 - 9:59 am

Watch Major Lazer Play Fallon With Dirty Projectors & The Roots

If you caught any of Major Lazer's frantic, fun-as-hell festival-rocking live shows over the last few years, you likely saw girls twerking on speaker-risers, Skerritt…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2013 - 8:52 am

Dirty Projectors – “Offspring Are Blank” Video

A few months ago, Dirty Projectors frontman Dave Longstreth released his Hi Custodian short film, which used a bunch of songs from the band's Swing
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2012 - 3:56 pm
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