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Vampire Weekend producer and multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij studied classical music, but he hasn't made a whole lot of it, at least not since he became famous. But Batmanglij did write five…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio makes sunkissed electronic music on his own when he isn't at work with his band. His productions have been sounding more and more confident, less like the side…   Read Story »
As previously reported, Vampire Weekend producer and multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij has written the score for the new revival of Kenneth Longeran's 1996 play This Is Our Youth, which stars…   Read Story »
"My Song 5" is an anomaly on HAIM's great debut album Days Are Gone: A seesawing, fearsome almost-dubstep digital-bass attack. Honestly, I'm surprised it hasn't become a single yet; it does, after…   Read Story »
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 leading indie-rock band feels perfectly…   Read Story »
What do Ezra Koenig, Boy George, David Byrne, Rufus Wainwright, and Josh Groban have in common? They were all part of a massive group rendition of "Summer Nights" from Grease during the finale of If…   Read Story »
Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play This Is Our Youth is coming to Broadway, and as The Hollywood Reporter reports, it's bringing some other newcomers with it. For one, the play will mark the Broadway…   Read Story »
While the lineup for Lollapalooza 2014 was announced only recently, the inaugural Argentine edition of the fest already happened. Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Arcade Fire…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend already performed "Unbelievers" on Jimmy Kimmel Live! -- twice -- and they gave it a spin on SNL last spring. So it would have been fun to hear them air out a different Modern…   Read Story »
Bret Easton Ellis has used his podcast to reach out to musicians to engage in some pretty compelling discussion. Recently he invited Matt Berninger of the National on the show, and today he's put up…   Read Story »