Articles tagged vampire weekend

16 Jun 2015 // 11:10 AM

Baio - “Sister of Pearl” (audio)

Christopher Baio has played bass with Vampire Weekend since 2006, but now he's stepping out on his own with an album of pure pop deliciousness.

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Vampire Weekend - “Diane Young” (video)

Not to belabor the point about Vampire Weekend's new-found fascination with God, but it's hard not to quickly recognize part of the inspiration for the new "Diane Young" video: da Vinci's The Last Supper.

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God and Man on ‘Modern Vampires of the City’

The biggest surprise of Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City is that it's a deeply God-haunted album, with Ezra Koenig posing some questions that don't have answers.

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Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City

The New York-based indie juggernaut Vampire Weekend hits a masterful peak with its third LP, Modern Vampires of the City. It’s the kind of album that indie bands aim at but so often miss as it captures an old soul sporting new clothes.

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2 May 2013 // 11:14 PM

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for May 2013

Get the scoop on the latest albums by Vampire Weekend, Savages, and Deerhunter, as well as an extensive list of May's new releases.

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4 Feb 2011 // 8:00 AM

Guessing the Grammys

Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.

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30 Nov 2010 // 5:00 AM

The Year in Music: January 2010

Let’s single out the biggest events that happened in the world of music one month at a time, starting with January 2010.

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Vampire Weekend + Beach House: 5 September 2010 - Chicago

Vampire Weekend and Beach House stopped through Chicago earlier this month, part of a nationwide tour filled with indie jams and dance grooves.

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The National + Vampire Weekend: 13 July 2010 - Lyon, France

While it’s odd to see such a 50/50 split in the attentions of an audience, it’s clear that both bands have something worthwhile to offer.

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The Roots Picnic: 5 June 2010 - Philadelphia

The music at the Roots Picnic was loud, crisp, engaging and diverse. With the inclement weather holding off, all the elements successfully blended to create a great outing. The wide range of musicians demonstrated why the Roots are more than a crew but rather Philadelphia’s finest musical family.

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21 Apr 2010 // 10:00 PM

Big Ears Festival: 26-28 March 2010 - Knoxville, TN

For Knoxville music and arts fans, it was time to show the rest of the world that we’ve got a pretty hip little town on our hands, and the Big Ears Festival is a perfect mission statement.

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Tracey Thorn - “Oh, the Divorces!” (stream)

Longtime fans of Everything But the Girl (meaning those who date back to Love Not Money and Eden, not just “Missing”) will be excited to

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4 Feb 2010 // 6:54 AM

Vampire Weekend played tunes from their chart-topping Contra on La Blogotheque’s Les Soirees De Poche series recently.

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The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance: An Interview with Vampire Weekend

From championed blogosphere heroes to chart-topping rockers, Vampire Weekend talks about the supposed controversy over the band's sound, their new hit album and more.

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18 Jan 2010 // 10:00 PM

Vampire Weekend: Contra

Contra's songs offer sharp, bracing takes on modern life and the album could strengthen their core audience, while netting them some new fans at the same time.

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Vampire Weekend + Titus Andronicus: 17.Jan.2010 - NYC

Words and Pictures by David Reyneke

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“You Can’t Go That Far With Irony”: An Interview with Chromeo

Releasing hit singles for free? Re-creating Hall & Oates classics? Courting Vampire Weekend for some remix work? Yes, these are just some small facets of Chromeo's neon-accented world.

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Despite the ill will I harbor for MTV as a whole, I have nothing but good feelings about MTV Unplugged. Of course, that’s probably

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This song would probably be really fun to play on Rock Band, if you can get a bunch of expert players together. The drums alone

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That gang of evil preppies from an ‘80s teen comedy put out a video for “Cousins” from next year’s Contra, which is sure to

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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