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For this #tbt chapter of Radiohead Week, we’re reissuing (ha) our original track-for-track tribute to OK Computer. Stereogum’s free, downloadable compilation was released in July 2007 on the 10th anniversary of Radiohead’s classic album, and was the first in a series of tribute albums we’ve produced over the years. (You can check out our tribute… More »

Which album are you gunning for at the Grammys? If you’re a regular reader of this site, chances are you’re hoping Daft Punk gets lucky with an Album Of The Year win for Random Access Memories, or perhaps you’d prefer if Kendrick Lamar took home top honors for good kid, m.A.A.d. city. Both acts are… More »

We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of the holiday, so we considered any music that dropped between last week and this one eligible for this week’s installment. And wouldn’t ya know it: Over the course of two truncated weeks we got five new songs from straight A-listers. Stakes is high. But who took… More »

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The 50 Best Albums Of 2013

Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big…
Stereogum | December 3, 2013 - 10:58 am
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Ezra Koenig Weighs In On “Selfies”

Oxford Dictionaries releases its new word of the year around this time (last year it was verb usage of "gif") and the "word of 2013"…
Miles Bowe | November 22, 2013 - 1:25 pm
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Hear Ezra Koenig On Zane Lowe’s Soundclash

The BBC radio host Zane Lowe, best-known around these parts for the recent epic Kanye West interview, runs a regular segment on his show called…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2013 - 3:33 pm

Baio – “Mira” Video

When he isn't playing bass with Vampire Weekend, Chris Baio makes architecturally precise dance music under his last name. "Mira," the title track from Baio'…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2013 - 10:53 am
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Watch Vampire Weekend & Grizzly Bear’s Austin City Limits Episode

There's a new episode of Austin City Limits, featuring Vampire Weekend and Grizzly Bear. On the show, Vampire Weekend performs songs from Modern Vampires of
Liz Pelly | October 27, 2013 - 7:12 am
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Baio – “Welterweight”

Vampire Weekend were always a group of guys with tastes beyond indie rock -- hell, "Step" is basically an indie rock renovation on an old
Miles Bowe | October 22, 2013 - 3:51 pm
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Phosphorescent – “Ya Hey” (Vampire Weekend Cover)

While on tour in California last week, Matthew Houck stopped by California State University's KCSN with a dusky, stripped down cover of Vampire Weekend's Modern
Scott Lapatine | October 11, 2013 - 7:40 pm
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Ezra Koenig Reviews Drake’s Nothing Was The Same

The Talkhouse is a newish website that invites musicians to write about music. (They were the party responsible when Lou Reed reviewed Yeezus.) And I'm…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2013 - 11:41 am
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Photos: Austin City Limits 2013

The first of two Austin City Limits weekends took place in Zilker Park over the weekend, with performances by Depeche Mode, the Cure, Kings Of…
Stereogum | October 7, 2013 - 11:30 am

Baio – “Mira”

Last year, Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio ventured off on his own to release two solo EPs of dance music, Sunburn and The Silent/New You.
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2013 - 10:13 am

Sky Ferreira Cancels Shows With Vampire Weekend

UPDATE: Sky Ferreira has canceled all her remaining dates with Vampire Weekend. Via press release: "Sky performed on Monday Oct 1 in San Diego, after…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 2, 2013 - 11:26 am
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Indie Kidz Songs: Hear Parodies Of Grimes, Vampire Weekend, Dirty Projectors, And More Singing Children’s Classics

You might remember late last year finding a commercial for a fake Christmas song compilation by indie music stars including Bon Iver, Beach House, and…
Miles Bowe | September 25, 2013 - 12:14 pm
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Photos: Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2013

Virgin Mobile Freefest, which was held this past Saturday, might have been the best way to end music festival season for most people. It’s got…
Miles Bowe | September 23, 2013 - 5:00 pm

The 7 Best Things At Virgin Mobile Freefest 2013

Virgin Mobile Freefest is understandably something that a lot of music fans look forward to every year. The organizers have always curated a line-up that…
Miles Bowe | September 23, 2013 - 3:52 pm
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Watch Vampire Weekend Cover Blur’s “Song 2″ In Brooklyn

Vampire Weekend played their first hometown arena show (at Barclays Center) on Friday night, with Sky Ferreira and Solange. At the show, the band covered…
Liz Pelly | September 22, 2013 - 4:29 pm
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See Photos, Videos, & Winners List From The 2013 MTV VMAs

If you played our VMAs 2013 Drinking Game, you are very drunk right now. Tonight MTV invaded Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the 30th annual MTV…
Scott Lapatine | August 25, 2013 - 11:22 pm
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Watch Biffy Clyro Cover Vampire Weekend’s “Diane Young”

Scotland's Biffy Clyro are responsible for one of my favorite albums of 2013, the double-LP Opposites, while Vampire Weekend released the Stereogum consensus choice for…
Michael Nelson | August 20, 2013 - 1:39 pm
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Outside Lands 2013 Sunday: Vampire Weekend, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Willie Nelson, & More

The final day of Outside Lands was definitely a more mellow affair than Saturday with its NIN headlined attack. Most people entering in the afternoo…
Miles Bowe | August 12, 2013 - 1:03 pm

Dessners’ Grateful Dead Tribute To Feature Members Of Vampire Weekend, Bon Iver, The Walkmen, Kurt Vile & The Violators

Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National are about to record a Grateful Dead tribute album. The band will also include Scott and Bryan Devendorf.
Liz Pelly | August 4, 2013 - 4:17 pm
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Vampire Weekend – “Blurred Lines” (Robin Thicke Cover)

Vampire Weekend's "Diane Young" and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" placed second and third, respectively, in our poll for 2013's Song Of The Summer. Both were…
Michael Nelson | July 19, 2013 - 1:51 pm
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