Posts tagged "Vampire Weekend"

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Get Burned by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig makes a guest appearance on an upcoming episode of Adult Swim's The Jack and Triumph Show with 30…
By: James Grebey / February 27, 2015

Rick Rubin Joins Genius to Annotate Lyrics By Kanye West, Vampire Weekend, and More

It's rumored that Rick Rubin is currently in the studio with Justin Bieber working on the follow-up to the pint-sized star's... well, we're…
By: Brennan Carley / February 3, 2015

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Gets Goofy on iLoveMakonnen’s ‘Down 4 So Long’ Remix

Atlanta's latest sing-rapping surrealist iLoveMakonnen got the rap world's most crucial co-sign this summer in the form of Drake's remix of his now inescapable…
By: Colin Joyce / December 20, 2014

Rude Awakening: 25 Major Moments in White Reggae History

Was there a bigger surprise hit in 2014 than Magic!'s "Rude"? There, tucked into the balmy folds of the Summer of Ass, wa…
By: Chris Martins / December 19, 2014

Ty Dolla $ign’s ‘Stand For’ Gets Remixed By Diplo, Edward Droste, and Rostam Batmangilj

Though he and DJ Dahi co-produced Ty Dolla $ign's "Stand For," Diplo has taken another stab at the productio…
By: Rachel Brodsky / December 11, 2014

Here’s a Short Story Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Wrote in College

Though common sense dictates that "once you put something on the Internet, it's there forever," the same apparently goes for the last remnants of the…
By: Brennan Carley / September 22, 2014

XL Previews Collectors’ Comp With Unreleased Vampire Weekend, Odd Future Footage

This year marks the 25th anniversary of U.K. indie institution XL Recordings and they've announced their own celebration in the form of a history-spanning…
By: Colin Joyce / August 5, 2014

SBTRKT and Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Combine on ‘New Dorp, New York’

In the time since his 2011 debut as SBTRKT, London-based producer Aaron Jerome has largely focused his musical efforts on a number of short-form…
By: Colin Joyce / July 22, 2014

Vampire Weekend’s Drummer Is a Phish Head

Over the last few years, Vampire Weekend's Chris Tomson has made no secret of his love for the oft-maligned noodlers in Phish,…
By: Colin Joyce / June 24, 2014

Bonnaroo 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN ventured down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to camp out at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. We caught performances by…
By: SPIN Staff / June 17, 2014

Watch Ezra Koenig, David Byrne, Boy George, More Sing a Song From ‘Grease’

Ezra Koenig spent his Friday night leading SPIN's 2013 Band of the Year through a rollicking set at Bonnaroo,…
By: Colin Joyce / June 16, 2014

Governors Ball 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

As festival season marches on, Governors Ball swept through New York City this past weekend, taking over Randall's Island for three days of live music…
By: SPIN Staff / June 9, 2014

Governors Ball 2014: The 15 Best Things We Saw

SPIN spent this past weekend on New York City's Randall's Island, taking in the three-day wonder that is the Governors Ball Music Festival. We gave…
By: SPIN Staff / June 9, 2014

Ezra Koenig Scores ‘Seinfeld’ Video Game ‘The Junior Mint’

Twitter aficionados are no doubt familiar with at least one of the two accounts that exist for the sole purpose of re-contextualizing classic '90s sitcom…
By: Chris Martins / May 5, 2014

Vampire Weekend Meets Chromeo on Elegiac ‘Ezra’s Interlude’

What do we know thus far about Chromeo's forthcoming album White Women? Well, first off, the Montreal duo's next LP will be out May 12…
By: John Surico / April 17, 2014

Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij to Score Michael Cera’s Broadway Debut

A Broadway show about disenchanted youth in the '80s featuring Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin, and Tavi Gevinson seems weirdly appropriate for this day and age.
By: John Surico / April 9, 2014

See Vampire Weekend Convert ‘Unbelievers’ on ‘Fallon’

"Unbelievers" keeps convincing. SPIN's 2013 Band of the Year Vampire Weekend first previewed latest album Modern Vampires of the City with a Hallowee…
By: Marc Hogan / March 25, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2008

Change! Crisis! Hope! Meltdown! You betcha! The past 366 days (happy belated leap year!) have been such a roller-coaster ride of apocalyptic dread and yes-we-ca…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

Watch Vampire Weekend ‘Step’ Into ‘Live From the Artists Den’

Vampire Weekend recently co-headlined an episode of PBS' Austin City Limits with Grizzly Bear, and soon SPIN's 2013 Band of the…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 21, 2014

Karen O Duets With Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig for ‘The Moon Song’ EP

Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O is the queen of collaborations. Earlier today, we heard her yodel with the Walkmen's Walter Martin on "Sing…
By: Chris Martins / February 11, 2014
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