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2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

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

Sounding Board

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

More Rostam stories

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “Mr. Tambourine Man” (Bob Dylan Cover)

Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij teamed up a couple of months ago on their excellent collaborative album I Had A Dream That You Were Mine.
Peter Helman | November 30, 2016 - 6:34 pm

Jim-E Stack – “Deadstream [Rostam Version]” (Feat. Charli XCX)

Here's something exciting from electronic producer Jim-E Stack: a new version of his recent single "Deadstream" remixed by Rostam Batmanglij and featuring vocals by both…
Chris DeVille | November 8, 2016 - 12:53 pm

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “If Only It Were True” (The Walkmen Cover)

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam recently released their excellent new album, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine. Continuing the promo run for the album,…
Collin Robinson | November 3, 2016 - 12:32 pm

Watch Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam Play First Ever Show In Brooklyn

The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser and ex-Vampire Weekender Rostam Batmanglij put out their collaborative album I Had A Dream That You Were Mine last week, and…
Peter Helman | September 27, 2016 - 10:27 pm

Stream Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam I Had A Dream That You Were Mine

Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij's debut collaborative album I Had A Dream That You Were Mine is a delightfully great surprise. I'm not sure exactly…
James Rettig | September 15, 2016 - 10:37 am

Watch Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam Perform “A 1000 Times” 1 Time On Colbert

Erstwhile Walkmen leader and Vampire Weekend sonic consigliere Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij are releasing their collaborative album I Had A Dream That You Were
Chris DeVille | September 13, 2016 - 9:31 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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