Tag: Vampire Weekend
Check Your Passport: Revisiting the “Vampire Weekend” Story, Ten Years On
When Vampire Weekend arrived with a highly divisive debut a decade ago, the “preppy Columbia band does world music” narrative was set. But it wasn’t all that correct.
Rostam Basks in the “Half-Light”
After leaving Vampire Weekend, collaborating with Hamilton Leithauser, and producing just about all of your favorite pop stars, the LA-based musician is ready for his moment in the sun.
Who Cares About Becky with the Good Hair?
To make “Lemonade” all about her potential marital troubles is to once again yoke Beyoncé’s success to her husband—and to stay mired in the madness that this album was built to expose and transcend.
WATCH: Bernie Sanders Joins Members of Vampire Weekend and Dirty Projectors for “This Land is Your Land”
Plus: The University of Iowa’s Hawkapellas!
The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance: Rostam Is Out of Vampire Weekend [UPDATED]
He says that he will continue to collaborate with the band, but that he wants to focus on his own career.
LISTEN: Ra Ra Riot Shares New Track “Water” Featuring Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij
The Brooklyn indie pop act also details their upcoming new record, out February 19
LISTEN: Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio Shares Upbeat “Sister of Pearl” from Upcoming Debut LP
The new track follows last month’s “Brainwash yyrr Face”
LISTEN: Vampire Weekend Bassist Chris Baio Shares Blippy New Single “Brainwash Yyrr Face,” Announces Debut Solo Album
“The Names” will drop September 18 on Glassnote
FLOOD’s Picks for Record Store Day 2015
What the editorial staff of FLOOD will be heading to their favorite record stores to find on Saturday, April 18.
LISTEN: The Very Best Shares Track “Let Go,” Announces New Album “Makes A King”
Back in 2009, The Very Best boogied into the hearts of many with their excellent collaboration with Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig on the track, “Warm…