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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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Watch Vampire Weekend Give Advice To Teenage Girls

Ezra Koenig and Chris Baio of Vampire Weekend are the latest to offer advice to teenage girls for Rookie Mag's "Ask A Grown Man" video…
Claire Lobenfeld | July 16, 2013 - 4:14 pm
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Listen To Vampire Weekend’s BBC Takeover

“My first choice is the song ‘Joy (Part 1)’ by Isaac Hayes, because for those hot summer nights, you need something cool to wash thing…
Amrit Singh | July 11, 2013 - 9:32 am
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Watch Mumford & Sons Cover The Beatles With Vampire Weekend At Glastonbury

Here's something I don't thing anyone much expected to see: Mumford & Sons, once again performing after bassist Ted Dwane's emergency surgery forced them to…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2013 - 10:51 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Earlier today, I posted a bigass list of my favorite music videos of the year. That should honestly be enough to keep your optic nerve…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2013 - 3:49 pm
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Vampire Weekend – “Diane Young” Video

Vampire Weekend already got plenty of attention for "Diane Young," the frantic first single from their truly great new album Modern Vampires Of The City,…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2013 - 9:59 am
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Boston Calling Announces Fall Festival Headlined By Vampire Weekend & Passion Pit

When the weather is right, there are few places in this country that cultivate a vibe of outdoor-festival revelry quite like Boston. And given the…
Amrit Singh | May 28, 2013 - 8:54 am
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Photos: Vampire Weekend @ Keller Auditorium, Portland 5/23/13

Last night, Portland’s Keller Auditorium played host to Vampire Weekend. The band ran through hits from their first two albums and played a significant chunk…
Stereogum | May 24, 2013 - 10:53 am

Watch Vampire Weekend Play Fallon

A couple of nights ago, Vampire Weekend played a couple of the songs from their great new album Modern Vampires Of The City on SNL.
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2013 - 8:58 am
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Watch Vampire Weekend Return To SNL

Modern Vampires Of The City is out 5/14 on XL. Last night in advance of its release, the band returned to Saturday Night Live to…
Liz Pelly | May 12, 2013 - 10:39 am
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Premature Evaluation: Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City

The title of Modern Vampires Of The City, the third album from Vampire Weekend, seems like it riffs on the band's name and on it…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2013 - 3:03 pm
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Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Comment Party

Between Roseland, Steve Buscemi, two char-burned Saabs, and some excellent singles, Vampire Weekend have laid their promotional campaign groundwork memorably. The only thing left i…
Amrit Singh | May 7, 2013 - 8:40 am
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Watch Vampire Weekend Play “Step” On Jools Holland

Earlier this week, we saw video footage of Vampire Weekend performing "Diane Young" and "Unbelievers" on Jools Holland. Now, check out an extended version of…
Liz Pelly | May 4, 2013 - 2:45 pm
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Watch Vampire Weekend Play Jools Holland

At 6AM the morning after their triumphant Steve Buscemi-directed Roseland Ballroom concert, VMPRWKND were on board a flight to London to do Jools, a BBC…
Amrit Singh | May 1, 2013 - 9:01 am
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Watch Vampire Weekend Debut “Obvious Bicycle” & “Everlasting Arms” In NYC

Vampire Weekend's entire Steve Buscemi-directed Roseland show is still streaming, but here's the straight dope: Two previously unperformed Modern Vampires Of The City songs, culled…
Amrit Singh | April 29, 2013 - 11:13 am
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Vampire Weekend, Steve Buscemi & Fred Armisen @ Roseland Ballroom, NYC 4/28/13

Roseland Ballroom is up on 52nd St. in Manhattan, about 40 blocks higher than most indie rock bands ever venture. But in an amusing case…
Amrit Singh | April 29, 2013 - 10:12 am
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Watch Grimes In Steve Buscemi’s Latest Vampire Weekend Webcast Promo

The narrative behind Steve Buscemi and Vampire Weeknd's partnership for their upcoming American Express UNSTAGED webcast (4/28) becomes more robust with today's promo videos. Before…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 26, 2013 - 2:06 pm
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Kanye West, Vampire Weekend Booked For SNL Next Month

Steve Buscemi besties Vampire Weekend and daddy-to-be Kanye West have been announced as the last two musical guests for this season of Saturday Night Live.
Claire Lobenfeld | April 26, 2013 - 1:50 pm
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Watch Steve Buscemi And Vampire Weekend Go Bowling

Steve Buscemi's promotional tour for Vampire Weekend's American Express UNSTAGED concert and webcast this Sunday (4/28) continues with a trip to Melody Lanes in Brooklyn'…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 24, 2013 - 11:07 am
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Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Sunday’s 5 Best Things

The common refrain about Coachella dictates: "It's not about the music, man, it's about the festival experience." With the dance/sex tents in full swing, doze…
Aaron Lariviere | April 22, 2013 - 2:45 pm
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Watch Another Funny Vampire Weekend Unstaged Promo

Last we saw Steve Buscemi and Vampire Weekend, they were meeting for the first time and Buscemi was offering the band tips on self-promotion. With…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 22, 2013 - 2:30 pm
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