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The Anniversary

Vampire Weekend Turns 10

"The kids don't stand a chance," Ezra Koenig sang, closing out Vampire Weekend's self-titled debut -- released 10 years ago today -- with a pronouncement…
Chris DeVille | January 29, 2018 - 9:56 am

List

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

Sounding Board

What Have Vampire Weekend Been Up To Since Modern Vampires Of The City?

Vampire Weekend released their instant-classic third LP Modern Vampires Of The City on May 14, 2013. It was a different world back then: We were…
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2017 - 1:51 pm

More Ezra Koenig stories

Angélique Kidjo Shares First Track From Her Talking Heads Covers Album Feat. Ezra Koenig, Blood Orange, & More

Angélique Kidjo has covered Talking Heads' 1980 album Remain In Light in concert and now a studio version of her tribute is being released. She…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 22, 2018 - 4:19 pm

Ezra Koenig – “I Promise You”

Last week, we heard "I Promise You," a song Ezra Koenig cowrote for the animated children's film Peter Rabbit as performed by James Corden who…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 16, 2018 - 12:10 pm

Ezra Koenig Wrote A New Song For Peter Rabbit

Vampire Weekend are currently hard at work on their fourth album, but it's been a while since we've heard anything from frontman Ezra Koenig. But…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2018 - 9:07 am

Ezra Koenig Reveals He’s A Grammy Voter, Laments Metro Boomin Snub

Ezra Koenig is now a Grammy voter. As Pitchfork points out, on the latest episode of his Beats 1 series Time Crisis, the Vampire Weekend…
Chris DeVille | December 4, 2017 - 9:49 am

Watch James Corden Chat With Ezra Koenig On Beats 1

In a new episode of The Late Late Show, James Corden visits the offices of Apple Music in Culver City, CA during Zane Lowe's Beats…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 4, 2017 - 3:19 pm

Ezra Koenig Explains How Kanye West Studio Session Inspired New Vampire Weekend LP

Ezra Koenig has been giving a lot of interviews since his animated Netflix series Neo Yokio debuted a few weeks ago, and everyone inevitably asks…
James Rettig | October 2, 2017 - 3:05 pm

Watch Ezra Koenig & Jaden Smith’s New Animated Netflix Series Neo Yokio

Ezra Koenig and Jaden Smith have been teasing their animated series Neo Yokio over the past few months and now it's finally here. The series…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 22, 2017 - 10:20 am

Ezra Koenig Shares Update On New Vampire Weekend Album

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig has been busy working on Neo Yokio, his new anime series for Netflix starring Jaden Smith. But in an interview with
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 9:14 pm

Ezra Koenig & Jaden Smith’s Vibey Animated Series Neo Yokio Is Coming

We first learned of Ezra Koenig and Jaden Smith's forthcoming "vibey project" earlier this year, and back in March the duo revealed that the special…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 5, 2017 - 2:36 pm

Here’s More On Ezra Koenig’s “Vibey” Animated Series With Jaden Smith & Jude Law

The other day, we learned that Ezra Koenig had spent much of 2015 working on a mysterious "vibey project you'll hear abt soon." And now…
Peter Helman | March 26, 2017 - 6:52 pm

Ezra Koenig Gives An Update On Vampire Weekend LP4 Currently Titled Mitsubishi Macchiato

We're all eagerly curious about a new Vampire Weekend album, doubly so because it'll be the first one without Rostam Batmanglij as a part of…
James Rettig | March 24, 2017 - 3:49 pm
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