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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

More Vampire Weekend stories

Switchfoot – “Harmony Hall” (Vampire Weekend Cover)

Last week brought the surprising news that Switchfoot, the mid-aughts Christian rock crossover success story, were releasing a new covers EP recorded under quarantine featuring…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2020 - 9:55 am

Switchfoot Cover Frank Ocean, Vampire Weekend, Chainsmokers On New EP

Switchfoot! You remember those guys! Back in the '00s, they crossed over from Christian rock stardom to mainstream Grey's Anatomy-fueled celebrity with hits like "Meant…
Chris DeVille | May 29, 2020 - 1:12 pm

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

Vampire Weekend – “Houston Dubai,” “I Don’t Think Much About Her No More” (Mickey Newbury Cover) & “Lord Ullin’s Daughter” (Feat. Jude Law)

It's been nearly a year since Vampire Weekend graced us with Father Of The Bride, their first album in more than half a decade. At…
Chris DeVille | February 28, 2020 - 9:34 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

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

List

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

List

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
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