Ed Droste

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The Anniversary

Veckatimest Turns 10

Once considered breaking news, album leaks have become largely an innocuous nonentity. Nowadays it’s not only expected but sometimes even encouraged that your fans will…
Pranav Trewn | May 24, 2019 - 9:45 am

In Conversation

In Conversation: Calpurnia’s Finn Wolfhard & Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste

You probably know Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, the de facto leader of the band of kids battling Demogorgons and Demodogs on Netflix's Stranger Things.
Peter Helman | June 14, 2018 - 4:07 pm


33 Musicians Discuss Their Favorite Radiohead Songs

From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead's fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow…
Stereogum | March 10, 2015 - 10:42 am

More Ed Droste stories

Morrissey – “Morning Starship” (Feat. Ed Droste) (Jobriath Cover)

In a couple of months, former Smiths frontman and future Broadway star Morrissey is releasing a covers album called California Son. It'll feature renditions of…
Peter Helman | March 20, 2019 - 11:01 am

Grizzly Bear Frontman Explains Why The Music Industry Is Fucked

Over the weekend, Grizzly Bear kicked off a tour in New Zealand and Australia, and the band's frontman Ed Droste took to his Instagram story…
James Rettig | March 5, 2018 - 5:33 pm

Stream Moonlight Director Barry Jenkins & Chopstars’ Chopped & Screwed Grizzly Bear Album Purple Veckatimest / Painted Ruins

Well, here's a fascinating cultural intersection for you: Moonlight director Barry Jenkins has teamed with DJ Candlestick, a member of Houston collective OG Ron C…
Chris DeVille | October 13, 2017 - 11:06 am

Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste On George Michael’s Coming Out: “He Helped Me Make The Decision To Never Hide”

June is a time to honor the LGBTQ community’s rich history and highlight its remarkable achievements. To celebrate Pride Month, Billboard asked modern music stars
Ed Droste / Billboard | June 8, 2017 - 3:27 pm

DEDE – “Faultline” (Feat. Ed Droste & Kingdom)

DEDE is an LA-based recording artist most well known as the vocalist for Tiny Heats. She met Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste last year at a…
Pranav Trewn | April 27, 2017 - 3:40 pm

Dirty Projectors, Fleet Foxes Frontmen Discuss The “Both Bad And Boujee” State Of Indie Rock Today

Both Dirty Projectors mastermind Dave Longstreth and Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold are planning on releasing much-anticipated new projects this year. And that kind of…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 9:32 am

Grizzly Bear Call Out Racist Trump Voters: “Alt Right Is A Bullshit Term To Normalize White Supremacy”

Grizzly Bear might be among our finest sources of soothing musical gorgeousness, but that doesn't mean the members of the band are reacting to the…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2016 - 9:14 am

Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste Responds To Orlando Shooting

Fifty people were killed and 53 more were injured in a shooting at a gay club in Orlando early this morning. Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste…
Peter Helman | June 12, 2016 - 5:23 pm

The National Reveal Massive Grateful Dead Tribute Tracklist Feat. The War On Drugs, Jenny Lewis, Flaming Lips, & Many More

The long-gestating Grateful Dead compilation album curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National will at last be released this May. The comp is…
Michelle Laggan | March 17, 2016 - 9:59 am

Watch Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste Act In Web Series Be Here Nowish

Grizzly Bear frontman Ed Droste is appearing in an episode of the upcoming second season of web series Be Here Nowish. Created, written, and directed…
Peter Helman | November 9, 2015 - 6:48 pm

Here’s What Your Favorite Bands Wore For Halloween 2015

Stars: they're just like us! Which means that on October 31st, the spookiest day of the year, they don wacky clothing that they would never…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 1:36 pm

Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij Reflects On Coming Out

Yesterday was National Coming Out Day and to mark the occasion, Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij reflected on his own story in an Instagram post. Batmanglij…
Caitlin White | October 12, 2015 - 2:16 pm

Hear Ed Droste On Jesse Cohen’s No Effects Podcast

Ed Droste invited Tanlines' Jesse Cohen to his home in LA to record an interview for Cohen's podcast, No Effects, and it's a damn shame…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 22, 2015 - 10:24 am
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