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.
07 Feb 2019
Author Lizzy Goodman talks with PopMatters about "beautiful, accessible, sexy, dirty, pretty punk rock" and her new book, Meet Me in the Bathroom.
23 May 2017
Perfect weather and fantastic music lent Governors Ball 2014 the sensation of escaping from New York, even though the island itself sits snug atop the East River.
12 Jun 2014
Keep that list of who to thank in mind, and don’t forget the rich ones that are kind. A critically acclaimed 2013 LP from New York indie rockers is this week’s Counterbalance.
28 Feb 2014
It was a year of thrilling comebacks from legends like My Bloody Valentine and David Bowie as well the launch of major new talents like Lorde and Kacey Musgraves. These artists had the biggest impact on the shape of music in 2013.
26 Dec 2013
Steve Buscemi of 'Fargo' and 'Boardwalk Empire' fame steps behind the lens to direct this mini-film of Vampire Weekend's recent performance at New York's Roseland where the band plays some new material from their stellar 'Modern Vampires of the City'.
15 May 2013
Vampire Weekend played 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' last night in ghoulish costumes and debuted the new tune “Unbelievers”, as well as performing their classic "Oxford Comma", released as a web exclusive.
01 Nov 2012
The final day of Pitchfork brings a barrage of guitar bands, a tight race between coasts east and west and a feel-good farewell from the boys in Vampire Weekend.
26 Jul 2012
Vampire Weekend and Beach House stopped through Chicago earlier this month, part of a nationwide tour filled with indie jams and dance grooves.
27 Sep 2010
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.
05 Aug 2010
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.
21 Jun 2010
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.
21 Apr 2010
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.
01 Feb 2010
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.
11 Jan 2010
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