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Watch James Corden Chat With Ezra Koenig On Beats 1

In a new episode of The Late Late Show, James Corden visits the offices of Apple Music in Culver City, California during Zane Lowe’s Beats…

Ezra Koenig and Jaden Smith’s Neo Yokio Is a Letdown

While the new Vampire Weekend album hasn’t been officially revealed, Ezra Koenig recently announced—and subsequently released—Neo Yokio, a bizarre new anime Netflix series…
Brian Josephs / September 26, 2017

Watch the Trailer for Ezra Koenig’s New Animé Netflix Series Neo Yokio

Ezra Koenig has been hard at work on the new Vampire Weekend album, and surprisingly, a new Netflix animé. Titled Neo Yokio, the series follows Kaz Kaan,…
Brian Josephs / September 7, 2017

Ezra Koenig Says the New Vampire Weekend Album is “80% Done”

Ezra Koenig has always has always been one to engage pretty openly with fans on Twitter and yesterday, the Vampire Weekend frontman spoke with one…
Rob Arcand / September 4, 2017

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig in a Clip From the Other Music Documentary

Other Music--one of New York City's most beloved record stores for fans of independent, rare, and experimental music--closed last summer. Yo La Tengo, Frankie Cosmos, Yoko…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 24, 2017

Ezra Koenig Shares Lengthy Update on New Vampire Weekend Album, Which Is Still Called Mitsubishi Macchiato

Vampire Weekend's last album was 2013's awesome Modern Vampires of the City. Since then, multi-instrumentalist Rostam left the band, Chris Baio and Chris Tomson released solo…
Jeremy Gordon / March 24, 2017

Rostam Plays a Couple New Songs on Radio, Clarifies Relationship With Vampire Weekend

Rostam Batmanglij, once and perhaps future fixture of college-rock sophisticates Vampire Weekend, appeared on California public radio station KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic program yesterday. On…
Andrew Unterberger / August 9, 2016

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, iLoveMakonnen, and Chromeo Pay Tribute to Prince on Beats 1

As many artists paid tribute to Prince late last week, so too did Ezra Koenig, dedicating his Beats 1 show Time Crisis to remembering the legend yesterday. In between playing hits…
Brian Josephs / April 25, 2016

Vampire Weekend Didn’t Appear on ‘Shrek’ Soundtrack Because Ezra Koenig ‘Refused to Capitalize on Weezer’s Misfortune’

It's hard to believe, but Smash Mouth's "All Star" wasn't the only song to be featured in the Shrek film series — and it turns out that…
James Grebey / April 7, 2016

R.I.P. Vampire Weekend Mk. 1

Ryan Dombal of Pitchfork recently observed to Rostam Batmanglij in an interview that "there are probably more young artists in Brooklyn who would rather produce…
Dan Weiss / January 27, 2016

Ezra Koenig Had a Nice Little Chat With iLoveMakonnen and Jonah Hill on Beats 1

Vampire Weekend frontman and delightful weirdo Ezra Koenig welcomed two very on-brand guests to his Beats 1 show, Time Crisis, yesterday: "Tuesday" crooner iLoveMakonnen and Academy Award…
James Grebey / October 20, 2015

Ezra Koenig Joins Chromeo Onstage at Governors Ball for ‘Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa’

Drake may not have brought any special guests out during his headlining set at Governors Ball last night, but fortunately for festival attendees, Vampire Weekend's Ezra…
Harley Brown / June 6, 2015

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 Rock star Jack McBrayer and…
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 track…
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 on "Yak Radio", featuring Blood Orange's Dev…
Rachel Brodsky / November 5, 2014
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