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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 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

Watch Steve Buscemi Meet Vampire Weekend

Here's the first making-of video leading up to Vampire Weekend's Steve Buscemi-directed UNSTAGED performance at NYC's Roseland Ballroom on 4/28. We saw a quick teaser
Claire Lobenfeld | April 16, 2013 - 3:39 pm

Watch Steve Buscemi & Vampire Weekend’s Comedic Unstaged Promo

The great American character actor Steve Buscemi is directing Vampire Weekend's forthcoming Unstaged webcast, which will broadcast live from the band's 4/28 show at Roseland.
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2013 - 12:15 pm

Vampire Weekend Move Beyond Sweaters, Model For GQ

By way of promoting their new album Modern Vampires Of The City, Vampire Weekend have now gone a place that not too many indie band…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2013 - 8:34 am

Steve Buscemi To Direct Vampire Weekend Unstaged Webcast

Luxury car-arsonists and victims of my unintentional comment-disabling Vampire Weekend are set to play a homecoming show at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom on 4/28…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 2, 2013 - 10:28 am

Watch Steve Buscemi Sing “Diane Young” With Vampire Weekend

For reasons that I could not possibly ever begin to comprehend, the veteran character actor Steve Buscemi and the New York band Vampire Weekend marched…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2013 - 10:10 am

Watch Vampire Weekend Play New Songs On QTV

Somehow, the members of Vampire Weekend managed to dodge their way through what must've been an enraged horde of Saab enthusiasts to play a few…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2013 - 10:28 am

Vampire Weekend Respond To Saab Fan Outrage

Car fanatics were none-too-thrilled with the lyric video for Vampire Weekend's "Diane Young" and its Saab-arson visuals. As per autoblog Jalopnik, in a post called…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 28, 2013 - 6:01 pm

Vampire Weekend – “Diane Young” & “Step”

Vampire Weekend have been letting go dribs and drabs of info on Modern Vampires In The City, their third album, ever since they played the…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2013 - 3:41 pm

Watch Vampire Weekend Debut “Diane Young” & “Ya Hey” At SXSW

Vampire Weekend have a new album forthcoming, Modern Vampires, out May 7 in the U.S. and May 6 in the U.K. via XL Recordings. I…
Liz Pelly | March 17, 2013 - 1:38 pm

Major Lazer – “Jessica” (Feat. Ezra Koenig)

We don't get too many opportunities to hear Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig sing in a fake patois, and when one comes along, we've got…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2013 - 8:44 am

Watch Ezra Koenig’s Girls Cameo

Vampire Weekend frontman Eza Koenig made a cameo on last night's episode of HBO's Girls, in the same scene as the Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone.
Liz Pelly | February 18, 2013 - 10:36 am

Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Details

As Pitchfork reports, Vampire Weekend teased the title of their forthcoming third album Modern Vampires Of The City in a New York Times classified ad…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2013 - 9:50 am

Vampire Weekend – “Arms” (Live)

We've got confirmation that Vampire Weekend's third LP is complete (see artwork above) and set to be released on 5/7 (5/6 in the UK), and…
Michael Nelson | January 23, 2013 - 11:26 am

Vampire Weekend LP3 Out 5/6

We’ve been hearing rumblings about a new Vampire Weekend album for a while, and they even played a new song called “Unbelievers” on Kimmel o…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2013 - 10:51 am

Occupy Sandy Benefit Ft. Real Estate, Vampire Weekend, Devendra Banhart, The Walkmen, Cass McCombs, Dirty Projectors @ St. Ann & The Holy Trinity, Brooklyn 11/17/12

On Saturday 11/17, some of indie rock's most prominent names got together to stage a benefit for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Real Estate, Vampire Weekend,…
Michael Nelson | November 19, 2012 - 12:54 pm

Young Dreams – “Fog Of War” Video

Young Dreams are a Norwegian orchestral pop collective, and their new single "Fog Of War" takes the sonic hallmarks of chillwave (faraway synths, pubescent sad-kid…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2012 - 11:14 am

Vampire Weekend Debut New Song “Unbelievers” On Kimmel

Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Vampire Weekend showed up and debuted a supremely confident and pleasant new indie-pop jam called "Unbelievers." In an awesome…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2012 - 8:54 am

Come To Nitehawk Cinema For The Opening Run Of DOSA HUNT, A Film By Amrit Singh

Some of you may remember the month of February, which was about eight months ago. On Valentine’s Day, I released the trailer for a film…
Amrit Singh | October 2, 2012 - 1:51 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival 2012: Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Kendrick Lamar & More

Sunday’s lineup at Pitchfork opened with the promise of two “secret” guest spots – one that happened, one that didn’t – and an extremely anticipated…
Corban Goble | July 16, 2012 - 12:12 pm
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