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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

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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

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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

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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

Watch Ezra Koenig & Members Of HAIM Cover “The Little Drummer Boy” In Christmas Jam Session

Vampire Weekend have a new album coming out in 2019. You'd have to imagine that the members of the band are pretty busy putting finishing…
Tom Breihan | December 26, 2018 - 9:04 am

Vampire Weekend Cover Bob Dylan’s “Jokerman,” Ezra Koenig Interviews Jokerman Font Creator

Ezra Koenig was the guest at GQ LIVE at Neuehouse Hollywood yesterday, where he surprised the audience with a Vampire Weekend performance. They covered Bob…
Julia Gray | December 9, 2018 - 4:50 pm

Hear Ezra Koenig’s Neo Yokio Christmas Special Song “Friend Like U”

Ezra Koenig and Jaden Smith's animated Netflix series Neo Yokio returned today with a holiday special called Pink Christmas, the series' first new episode since…
James Rettig | December 7, 2018 - 11:25 am

Vampire Weekend LP4 Coming In 2019

Lest there was any doubt (since it's now November), Vampire Weekend's much-anticipated fourth album is not coming out until 2019. Next month, Ezra Koenig is…
James Rettig | November 8, 2018 - 10:33 am

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Twenty One Pilots May Not Be For You (Because They’re For Everyone)

In 2015, Twenty One Pilots were the biggest band you've never heard of. By the end of the following year, they were the biggest band,…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2018 - 9:23 am
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