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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 Debut New Song In Cleveland

Last night, Vampire Weekend played their first American show in nearly two years at Cleveland's House Of Blues. During a show that was otherwise jammed…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2012 - 2:46 pm

Baio – “Sunburn Modern” Video

Here's the video for Baio's sunny instrumental track "Sunburn Modern," a video that features a female mannequin lounging in Brooklyn, eventually meeting up with Chris…
Corban Goble | June 21, 2012 - 11:43 am

Rostam Mashes Up “Call Me Maybe” And “Walking On Broken Glass”

In celebration -- we presume -- of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" hitting #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, here's Vampire Weekend's…
Corban Goble | June 13, 2012 - 12:33 pm

Progress Report: Baio

Name: Baio Progress Report: Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio talks about his new solo project. This month Greco-Roman -- the Berlin-London…
T. Cole Rachel | May 30, 2012 - 2:52 pm

Chris Baio (Vampire Weekend) – “Tanto” (Feat. Matias Aguayo)

Chris Baio, Vampire Weekend’s bassist, will soon release Sunburn, his first-ever solo EP. (He’s recording under his own famous last name.) One of the EP’s…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2012 - 10:57 am

Watch The Trailer For Amrit Singh’s DOSA HUNT, Starring Members Of Vampire Weekend, Neon Indian, Das Racist, Yeasayer, Vijay Iyer

Since last summer, our Amrit Singh has been making an independent short film called Dosa Hunt, starring Das Racist’s Himanshu Suri and Ashok Kondabolu, Vampire…
Corban Goble | February 14, 2012 - 12:45 pm

Obama Seeks Endorsements From Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend?

MTV reports that President Obama has “a wish list” of campaign supporters for his upcoming 2012 run for re-election and points to a document obtained…
Corban Goble | January 18, 2012 - 11:40 am

Watch New Pop-Up Videos For Vampire Weekend, White Stripes

The vaguely snarky but ridiculously informative VH1 video-trivia show Pop-Up Video is totally back, and it's lately shone its spotlight on a couple of indie-ish…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2011 - 9:03 am

Rostam – “Don’t Let It Get To You”

Back in September, Vampire Weekend multi-instrumentalist and producer Rostam Batmanglij posted a new track called "Wood," a lighter-than-air Bollywood/classical/pop fusion, on his Tumblr. Today, he's…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2011 - 5:05 pm

Rostam – “Wood”

Vampire Weekend multi-instrumentalist and production guru Rostam Batmanglij has posted a new track called "Wood" on his Tumblr. It's six minutes long, and it throws…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2011 - 1:49 pm

Ryan Adams Covers Vampire Weekend

A little laptop-cam serenade from D.R. Adams, a flashback to the days he fed his blog more frequently. In Ryan’s hands, Vampire Weekend’s “Mansard Roof”…
Amrit Singh | July 19, 2011 - 1:28 am

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am

Vampire Weekend, Bright Eyes To Headline Inaugural MTK Festival

A new two-day festival, Music To Know, launches this August in East Hampton, New York with appropriate headliners Vampire Weekend and Bright Eyes along with…
brandon | May 10, 2011 - 12:16 pm

Indie Rockers Before They Were Famous

After watching the recently unearthed footage of Arcade Fire playing a house party in 2002 and a 17-year-old Robin Pecknold covering Radiohead and Simon &…
Scott Lapatine | April 21, 2011 - 4:01 pm

Ezra Koenig Covers Paul Simon

Most of the Ceremony soundtrack is an original score by the Fruit Bats' Eric D. Johnson (with a little help from Van Dyke Parks), but…
jessica | April 7, 2011 - 10:08 am

Watch Ezra Koenig’s Passionate Cover Of Dave Matthews’ “Crash”

Looks like "Crash" is going to be a significant influence on future Vampire Weekend material as soon as Ezra can figure out the chords. He…
Amrit Singh | February 14, 2011 - 12:01 pm

Vampire Weekend & The Black Keys Hit Colbert For A “Sell-Out-Off”

Last night's Report featured Stephen's analysis of the Grammys (he's a voting member of NARAS since he won a gramophone last year). It centered mostly…
Amrit Singh | January 12, 2011 - 10:27 am

While We Were Out

... and then it was 2011. Hopefully your New Year's celebration involved doing something more celebratory than being berated by a solo Ariel Pink from
Amrit Singh | January 3, 2011 - 9:53 am

Vampire Weekend – “Fight For This Love” (Cheryl Cole Cover)

2010's cornerstone artist on Madison Avenue's nondenominational holiday mixtape, Vampire Weekend recently filed a BBC Radio 1 session. They came armed with horns, a maneuver…
Amrit Singh | December 16, 2010 - 9:00 am

Vampire Weekend Contra Photographer Subpoenaed

Over the summer we told you about Ann Kirsten Kennis, the model on the cover of Vampire Weekend's Contra, and her case against the band…
jessica | November 30, 2010 - 3:33 pm
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