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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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Vampire Weekend Soundtracks Hilfiger, Honda “Holiday” Ads

Vampire Weekend created a commercial-friendly non-denominational holiday song with "Holiday." And now that things need to be bought and sold for Christmas, "Holiday" is showing…
jessica | November 29, 2010 - 9:42 am

Download Rocapella’s “A-Punk” Cover For Free, If You’re Into That Sort Of Thing

Are you? Take a listen before making any commitments.
brandon | September 29, 2010 - 5:26 pm

Vampire Weekend Play Ellen

Since you watch Ellen every morning you already know that Vampire Weekend visited the show today and played "Holiday," and the did "Cousins" for the…
jessica | September 28, 2010 - 11:55 am

Duck Sauce – “Barbra Streisand” Video

About the only person who doesn't appear in crate-digging duo Duck Sauce's new video is the actual Barbra Streisand. Instead, Armand Van Helden, A-Trak, and…
brandon | September 28, 2010 - 11:33 am

Vampire Weekend, Beach House, The Very Best @ Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood 9/26/10

It was an unseasonably balmy evening in Hollywood as Vampire Weekend made their inaugural Bowl debut. Rounding out the bill was the hypnotic Beach House…
Andrew Youssef | September 27, 2010 - 9:29 am

Chromeo – “I Could Be Wrong” (Feat. Ezra Koenig)

Ezra Koenig surfaces on Chromeo's "I Could Be Wrong," a track that'll appear on the iTunes version of their forthcoming third album Business Casual. Surprised…
brandon | September 15, 2010 - 5:24 pm

B.o.B. & Rivers Cuomo – “Magic” Video

Rivers Cuomo is one of the many guests on B.o.B.'s debut album (Lupe Fiasco, Janelle Monae, Hayley Williams, and Eminem also show up). His appearance…
jessica | September 8, 2010 - 11:37 am

Vampire Weekend’s Springsteen Cover Gets An Official Recording

Earlier this week we posted about Vampire Weekend…
brandon | September 2, 2010 - 4:25 pm

Vampire Weekend – “I’m Goin’ Down” (Bruce Springsteen Cover) Live Video

Vampire Weekend's cover of "I'm Goin' Down" lacks Clarence Clemens and a little E Street oomph. The guys gave the Born In The U.S.A. track…
brandon | August 30, 2010 - 10:20 am

Vampire Weekend – “White Sky (Basement Jaxx Remix)”

BBC Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac kind of says it all at the beginning of this radio rip. "White Sky" is Vampire Weekend's next single,…
jessica | August 5, 2010 - 1:45 pm

Deeper Into Kirstengate

We've heard a lot about the Vampire Weekend cover controversy from the band and photographer's lawyers, as well as the lawyer representing Ann Kirsten Kennis.
jessica | July 30, 2010 - 11:12 am

Rostam, Best Coast, Kid Cudi @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn 7/20/10

Converse STEPPED IT UP (punstyles) with this year's installment of their commercial/song experiment, bringing a live show component to the campaign. I'm still not entirely…
Amrit Singh | July 22, 2010 - 11:19 am

Ezra Responds To Kirsten Contra Scandal

Ha, scandal. Sure. I ain't saying Kirsten Kennis is a gold digger, but let's all agree that musicians are not responsible for the authenticity of…
Scott Lapatine | July 19, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Kirsten Sues Vampire Weekend

Kirsten, the Polo-sporting mystery blonde who stars on the cover of chart topper Contra (and the cryptic banner ads that preceded it) has been revealed.
Scott Lapatine | July 15, 2010 - 5:14 pm

Best Coast, Rostam & Kid Cudi – “All Summer” Video

When we posted "All Summer," the Converse-funded collaboration between Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino, Kid Cudi, and Rostam Batmanglij, it was accompanied by a photo of…
brandon | July 14, 2010 - 1:26 pm

Best Coast, Rostam & Kid Cudi – “All Summer”

Converse just released the next in its series of unlikely collaborations -- last summer it was Santigold, Julian Casablancas and Pharrell doing "My Drive Thru."…
jessica | July 8, 2010 - 11:08 am

Vampire Weekend – “Giving Up The Gun (Dub Mix)”

XL released a DJ-targeted 12" of Vampire Weekend single "Giving Up The Gun" in early June, and you can hear a bit of the track's…
jessica | June 30, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Vampire Weekend On Colbert

Vampire Weekend made to The Colbert Report last night, sharing a stage for the second time this week with Colbert (both were at O'Brien's Radio
jessica | June 4, 2010 - 11:02 am

Stream Twilight: Eclipse Soundtrack

You heard Vampire Weekend's "Jonathan Low" (one of VW's top three songs about vampires) and before that Muse's “Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)” (inescapable…
Scott Lapatine | June 2, 2010 - 12:28 pm

Vampire Weekend & Conan O’Brien Do “Walcott” @ Radio City Music Hall

The last time Scott and I went to Radio City Music Hall, we saw Peter Gabriel harness a spotlight with a mirrored power glove and…
Amrit Singh | June 2, 2010 - 11:03 am
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