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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 Baio Announces Solo Album

Vampire Weekend's bassist Chris Baio is embarking on a solo album of his own. The musician posted a thrilled message on Twitter and Instagram today…
Caitlin White | April 20, 2015 - 4:29 pm

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Get Burned By Triumph The Insult Comic Dog

Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend has become one of those cultural fixtures that's bigger than just the indie rock community. His Twitter feed is funnier…
Caitlin White | February 27, 2015 - 12:41 pm
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Rick Rubin Just Annotated A Ton Of Kanye West, Beastie Boys, & Johnny Cash Songs On Genius

One of the redeeming qualities of community-annotated lyric site Genius is that they sometimes recruit cool artists and behind-the-scenes players to talk about songs that…
James Rettig | February 2, 2015 - 6:58 pm
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Ezra Koenig Interviews Karen O About Selfies And D’Angelo

Ezra Koenig and Karen O are both the leaders of iconic and important New York rock bands, and the two of them sang Karen O's
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2015 - 9:04 am

Major Lazer – “Vegan Vampire” (Feat. Ezra Koenig)

"I would never bite you. I would never bite anybody. I may be a vampire, but I'm also a vegan. Pshh, you wouldn't understand." That's…
Chris DeVille | November 5, 2014 - 5:47 pm
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Rostam Batmanglij – “Upper West Side, 1982″

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…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2014 - 12:09 pm

Baio – “On&On&On&On”

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…
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2014 - 3:22 pm
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Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij Discusses His Broadway Scoring Debut

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
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2014 - 10:32 am

HAIM’s Funny “My Song 5″ Video Is Gonna Have Kesha, Ezra Koenig, A$AP Ferg

"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…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2014 - 3:49 pm
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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
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Watch Ezra Koenig, Boy George, David Byrne, Rufus Wainwright, & Josh Groban Sing Grease’s “Summer Nights”

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…
Chris DeVille | June 16, 2014 - 1:50 pm
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Rostam From Vampire Weekend Is Scoring Michael Cera’s Broadway Debut

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.
Chris DeVille | April 9, 2014 - 11:03 am
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Watch Vampire Weekend’s Full Lollapalooza Argentina Performance

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…
Scott Lapatine | April 3, 2014 - 4:22 pm
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Watch Vampire Weekend Play The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Vampire Weekend already performed "Unbelievers" on Jimmy Kimmel Live! -- twice -- and they gave it a spin on SNL last spring. So it would…
Chris DeVille | March 25, 2014 - 8:52 am

Hear Ezra Koenig On The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast

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
Miles Bowe | March 10, 2014 - 6:13 pm
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Karen O & Ezra Koenig – “The Moon Song”

It's a testament to Karen O's incredibly strong songwriting that the delicate "Moon Song" manages to stand out amidst the lush melancholia of Arcade Fire…
James Rettig | February 10, 2014 - 5:12 pm
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Broken Bells – “Holding On For Life (Baio Remix)”

Keep up, if you can, with all the side-project stuff happening in this post. Broken Bells, if they can still be called a side project,…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2014 - 9:21 am

Vampy Weeks Thought Trent Reznor Was Pissed At Them!!

Vampire Weekend won Best Alternative Music Album for Modern Vampires Of The City at Sunday's Grammys pre-telecast against a field that included Neko Case, the…
Chris DeVille | January 28, 2014 - 1:03 pm
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