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When The Party’s Over: Unpacking An Exceptionally Grim Grammys

Just when it seemed this year's Grammys would be defined by scandal, they were defined by death instead.
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2020 - 9:46 am

The Week In Pop

Who Should Win, And Who Will Win, At The 2020 Grammys

PROGRAMMING NOTE: The Week In Pop is moving to Mondays! Today's installment will be the final Thursday column. Look for the first Monday column just
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2020 - 2:50 pm

The Anniversary

Contra Turns 10

A couple years ago, a kid stopped Ezra Koenig in the street and said, "Oh, you're the dude who made that album."
James Rettig | January 10, 2020 - 10:00 am

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The Week In Pop

Who Should Win, And Who Will Win, At The 2020 Grammys

PROGRAMMING NOTE: The Week In Pop is moving to Mondays! Today's installment will be the final Thursday column. Look for the first Monday column just
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2020 - 2:50 pm

Bon Iver & Vampire Weekend Announce Concerts Supporting Bernie Sanders In Iowa

The Iowa caucuses -- the first real step in picking the Democratic nominee for president -- are in 12 days. Right now, according to most…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2020 - 10:00 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

Watch Vampire Weekend Play A Christmasy “Harmony Hall” With A Kids’ Choir On The Late Late Show

Right now, James Corden, star of the movie Cats, is taking a week off of his Late Late Show to film the Netflix movie The
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2019 - 9:09 am

2019 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2019

Within the macro tradition that is year-end list season, we at Stereogum have carved out our own micro tradition: Every December, instead of publishing a…
Stereogum | December 10, 2019 - 11:00 am

2019 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

Album Of The Year Grammy 2020 Nominees Revealed

Today, CBS This Morning unveiled the nominations of some of the big Grammy categories. Alicia Keys, who will host this year's show for the second…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2019 - 8:44 am

Stream The Debut EP From Baio & Fort Romeau’s New Duo C.Y.M.

C.Y.M. is a new collaboration between Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio and Fort Romeau's Mike Greene. Both, naturally, have an affinity for dance music: Baio…
James Rettig | November 15, 2019 - 12:08 am

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

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

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Great Performance Of “Sympathy” On Colbert

This past weekend, Vampire Weekend played a triumphant homecoming show at Madison Square Garden, streaming that show around the world. They also announced another long…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2019 - 8:46 am
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