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The Evolution Of Vampire Weekend

"Let's do the whale." It's impossible to step into the American Museum Of Natural History and not feel a sense of childhood wonder.
James Rettig | May 3, 2019 - 9:00 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Vampire Weekend Father Of The Bride

"Things have never been stranger," a chorus of voices calls out near the end of the new Vampire Weekend album. In cascading folk-rock harmonies, their…
Chris DeVille | May 1, 2019 - 10:00 am

The Week In Pop

Prepare To Be Spooked: It’s Christmas Album Time Again

It's late October, which means we're deep into the most terrifying season of the year: that moment when all kinds of musicians unveil their new…
Chris DeVille | October 25, 2018 - 12:40 pm

More Ezra Koenig stories

Watch Ezra Koenig Play A Solo-Piano Vampire Weekend Medley On Fallon

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig hasn't really been participating in the singer-songwriter quarantine Olympics. We haven't seen Koenig, for instance, posting a bunch of videos of…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2020 - 9:22 am

Watch Vampire Weekend Perform At Bernie Sanders Rally In Iowa

With the all-important Iowa caucuses just days away, the race for the Democratic primary nomination is officially in high gear -- and that means big…
Peter Helman | February 2, 2020 - 10:15 am

Ezra Koenig Talks Phish, Fits, Food On New Podcast Episodes

Ezra Koenig loves podcasts! The Vampire Weekend frontman has an online radio show of his own, Time Crisis on Apple Music's Beats 1, and in…
Peter Helman | January 21, 2020 - 4:03 pm

Watch Ezra Koenig Sing “Married In A Gold Rush” With Jason Isbell & Dev Hynes At Ally Coalition Show

Jack Antonoff's annual benefit show for his charity The Ally Coalition happened on Thursday night at the Town Hall in New York City. Featured guests…
James Rettig | December 12, 2019 - 10:47 pm

Ezra Koenig & Justin Vernon Talk Playing Beer Pong Together, Touring Hardships On Time Crisis

Vampire Weekend and Bon Iver entered the indie rock A-list around the same time, but apparently Ezra Koenig and Justin Vernon -- the respective leaders…
James Rettig | October 6, 2019 - 5:55 pm

Ezra Koenig Interviews Foster The People About Jeffrey Epstein Conspiracy Theory On Time Crisis

Last week, early-’10s indie-pop hitmakers Foster The People went on a Twitter rant espousing conspiracy theories about Jeffrey Epstein's recent death. Epstein, the billionaire financier…
Julia Gray | August 18, 2019 - 7:06 pm

One Of Vampire Weekend’s Father Of The Bride Japanese Bonus Tracks Features Jude Law

The Japanese version of Vampire Weekend's Father Of The Bride is out today, and it includes three bonus tracks not available elsewhere around the world.
Chris DeVille | May 15, 2019 - 10:39 am

Watch Vampire Weekend Play An Acoustic Set In Washington Square Park

Vampire Weekend's Father Of The Bride is out today -- read our fresh cover story on the band's first new album in six years. To…
James Rettig | May 3, 2019 - 4:24 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Vampire Weekend Father Of The Bride

"Things have never been stranger," a chorus of voices calls out near the end of the new Vampire Weekend album. In cascading folk-rock harmonies, their…
Chris DeVille | May 1, 2019 - 10:00 am

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Play Solo Acoustic “This Life” At Tokyo T-Shirt Pop-Up

Early this morning on the East Coast, Vampire Weekend released their third and final Father Of The Bride single twofer, "This Life" and "Unbearably White."
James Rettig | April 4, 2019 - 3:39 pm

More Vampire Weekend Father Of The Bride Details: A Hans Zimmer Sample, Lyrics About Palestine, & Multiple Songs With Danielle Haim

Today, the Sunday Times published an interview with Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, where he revealed new details about their forthcoming album, Father Of The Bride.
Julia Gray | March 31, 2019 - 12:25 pm

Vampire Weekend – “Sunflower” Video (Feat. Jerry Seinfeld) (Dir. Jonah Hill)

Last week, Vampire Weekend released two new songs, "Sunflower" and "Big Blue," the second in a trio of two-song drops leading up to their fourth…
James Rettig | March 13, 2019 - 10:10 am

Here Is Vampire Weekend’s Father Of The Bride Album Artwork, Or Close To It

This morning, Vampire Weekend returned with their first new songs in six years. Ezra Koenig has been making the interview rounds, from NPR to Beats…
James Rettig | January 24, 2019 - 12:18 pm

Vampire Weekend Reveal Plans For Double Album, Releasing “Harmony Hall” And “2021” Next Week

Vampire Weekend have finally unveiled some information about their long-awaited fourth studio album. In an Instagram post, Ezra Koenig said that the album's title has…
James Rettig | January 17, 2019 - 4:42 pm
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