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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 warm-weather crossover hits were soft and breezy and…   Read Story »
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" has been announced. Selfie (a term still new enough that I battle…   Read Story »
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 Soundclash, where he and a visiting musician or group…   Read Story »
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's new EP, is kind of a banger. Its new…   Read Story »
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 the City; Grizzly Bear plays from Shields.…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend were always a group of guys with tastes beyond indie rock -- hell, "Step" is basically an indie rock renovation on an old Souls Of Mischief demo. So with that in mind it's not too…   Read Story »
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 Vampires Of The City track "Ya Hey."…   Read Story »
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 just going out on a limb here, but I'm guessing…   Read Story »
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 Leon, Atoms For Peace, Phoenix, Wilco, Vampire Weekend,…   Read Story »
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. Later this month, he'll follow them up with another EP…   Read Story »