Dave Longstreth

Hear Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth Deconstruct “Up In Hudson” On Song Exploder

Dirty Projectors mastermind Dave Longstreth is such a meticulous composer that he's a natural for Song Exploder, the podcast on which songwriters pick apart and…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2017 - 10:15 am

Dave Longstreth Talks Shelved Kanye West x Paul McCartney x Dirty Projectors x Ezra Koenig Collab

Two years ago, the world was surprised to learn that Dirty Projectors mastermind Dave Longstreth had co-written the Kanye West/Paul McCartney/Rihanna hit "FourFiveSeconds." But that…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2017 - 8:54 am

Dirty Projectors, Fleet Foxes Frontmen Discuss The “Both Bad And Boujee” State Of Indie Rock Today

Both Dirty Projectors mastermind Dave Longstreth and Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold are planning on releasing much-anticipated new projects this year. And that kind of…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 9:32 am

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

Straight To Video

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

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
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