Posts tagged "ezra koenig"

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

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

Hear Ezra Koenig Sing an iLoveMakonnen Deep Cut

If you have two hours to spare today, make sure you spend them listening to Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig o…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 5, 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

A Creepy Cartoon Weasel Prowls SBTRKT’s ‘New Dorp, New York’ Video

As the electronic musician SBTRKT, Aaron Jerome has always leaned towards the use of masks in his live performances and appearances. In his just-released…
By: Brennan Carley / September 22, 2014

Haim’s Fake Talk Show Stars Vanessa Bayer, ASAP Ferg, Kesha, and More

Haim's Days Are Gone arrived almost a year ago, but the former SPIN cover stars are finally set to release a video for one…
By: Colin Joyce / August 18, 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

Chromeo’s Sappy Soul-Pop Comes of Age on ‘White Women’

At the beginning, Chromeo had to be a joke. An over-styled, overly self-aware Arab-Jew duo signed to Vice Records cribbing Hall & Oates' synth-po…
By: Jonathan Zwickel / May 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

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

Hear Ezra Koenig Go Reggae for Major Lazer’s Lovely ‘Jessica’

It was only a matter of time before Vampire Weekend singer Ezra Koenig recorded a genuine reggae track featuring his very own fake patois —…
By: Chris Martins / March 11, 2013

The Very Best on Hanging with Hyenas and Ezra Koenig

Given that the Very Best are the result of a less-then-immediately-intuitive cultural collaboration between a Malawian singer, Esau Mwamwaya, and a Swedish producer, Johan Hugo,…
By: David Marchese / July 13, 2012

25 Artists We Love Pick the Year’s Best Music

This time of year, every music publication puts out its list of the best albums and songs of the past 12 months (including SPIN).
By: Kevin O'Donnell / December 14, 2010

Festival Guide: Vampire Weekend

What follows is Ezra Koenig's personal take on summer festivals, as told to SPIN contributor Melissa Maerz.
By: SPIN Staff / June 4, 2010

Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold.
By: Anna Hyclak / February 12, 2010

In My Room: Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig

SPIN recently visited the Brooklyn apartment of Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig for the magazine's "In My Room" section, where we show off the decor…
By: Stacey Anderson / November 24, 2009