Vampire Weekend’s Modern Vampires of the City is very much a studio creation in the 21st-century sense, born from many months of sweat and obsession behind computer screens.
San Francisco’s marquee festival Outside Lands returned on Halloween for a monstrous mash of musical celebration with Angel Olsen, Tame Impala, Lizzo, and more.
Vampire Weekend's largest headlining show in New York City, in support of their fourth album, Father of the Bride, was just one date of an extensive tour.
"Harmony Hall" is about as likable as Vampire Weekend has ever been, from the super-clean ascending guitar lick right on through the piano breakdown that could only have been more baroque if it had been played on a harpsichord.
Hearing Rostam perform at the Appel Room for Lincoln Center's American Songbook series on January 31st, it was obvious how pivotal the man was in crafting the strings on Vampire Weekend's records.