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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 Rostam stories

Rostam – “In A River”

It's been a year since Rostam Batmanglij dropped Half-Light, his solo debut album, and he's back today with his first song since. Is he about…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2018 - 8:09 am

Wet – “You’re Not Wrong” (Prod. Rostam)

By now we've come to expect a certain aesthetic from Boston pop trio Wet: plaintive, glassy, ephemeral balladry, like some emotionally cathartic mirage informed by…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2018 - 10:40 am

Lykke Li – “Hard Rain” & “Deep End”

It's been a long time since we've heard from the great Swedish pop singer Lykke Li. She released I Never Learn, her excellently heart-shattered breakup…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2018 - 8:53 am

Watch Rostam Play New Song “In A River”

Former Vampire Weekend producer Rostam has released one solo album, last year's Half-Light, since stepping out on his own, and lately he's been spending his…
Peter Helman | February 24, 2018 - 12:53 pm

Rostam – “Bike Dream” Video

Rostam has shared a new video for "Bike Dream," a track off his debut solo album, Half-Light, that came out last year. It's a co-directing…
James Rettig | January 30, 2018 - 11:10 am

Rostam – “Pink Moon” (Nick Drake Cover)

Last year, Rostam Batmanglij released his debut solo album, Half-Light, and he's taken the occasion to cover a few songs in the ensuing press cycle.
James Rettig | January 24, 2018 - 2:52 pm

Watch Rostam And His Mom Cook A Persian Meal

‘Tis the season for wholesome videos, and who doesn’t love one that features a really cool mom? If ever Rostam needed to be humbled about…
Sophie Israelsohn | December 20, 2017 - 1:19 pm

Rostam – “Fairytale Of New York” (The Pogues Cover)

The Pogues' pathos-drenched 1987 reel "Fairytale Of New York" is one of the all-time great Christmas pop songs, but thanks to Shane MacGowan's inimitable slur-gargle…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2017 - 1:09 pm

Rostam – “Like A Rolling Stone” (Bob Dylan Cover)

A few months ago, Rostam Batmanglij released his first solo album, Half-Light, and he recently stopped by the SiriusXMU studios to perform a stripped-down set…
James Rettig | November 28, 2017 - 1:20 pm

Watch Rostam Break Out “Gwan” On Conan

Rostam's new album, Half-Light, came out last week and yesterday he appeared on Conan to perform stand-out track "Gwan." Rostam was joined by a large…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 22, 2017 - 2:00 pm

New Albums Streaming Today: Foo Fighters, Ariel Pink, The Cool Kids, Rostam, & More

It's a huge day for new album releases, and we've collected most of the major titles here for your streaming pleasure. The list does not…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2017 - 9:41 am
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