Posts Tagged ‘Vampire Weekend’

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Performance on Fallon

After frontman Ezra Koenig spent the day controlling the Instagram account for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, he and the rest of Vampire Weekend took the stage last night for a performance during the show.... Read more »

Listen To A New Version of Karen O’s “The Moon Song,” featuring Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig

Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O was one of the many artists featured on the soundtrack for Spike Jonze’s Her, with her contribution, “The Moon Song,” even garnering her an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song.... Read more »

Listen to a Remix of Broken Bells’ “Holding On For Life” By Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio

Chris Baio, the bassist from Vampire Weekend, has been sporadically sharing remixes from his side project. Most recently, he’s taken on Broken Bells’ “Holding On For Life” (which will appear on the band’s forthcoming album, After... Read more »

Video: Vampire Weekend Performs “Unbelievers” and “Hannah Hunt” on Jimmy Kimmel

In support of their latest album, Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. Taking to the Sony Outdoor Stage, the recently announced Governors Ball headliners performed two tracks off... Read more »

Full Governors Ball Lineup Announced; OutKast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend to Headline

Last week, amidst the frenzy surrounding OutKast’s 40-festival reunion tour announcement, a headlining spot at New York City’s Governors Ball was revealed. Naturally, fans went wild with pre-sale tickets for the festival selling out in minutes.... Read more »

Hear Vampire Weekend Take on Andrea Bocelli’s “Con te PartirĂ²”

Ezra Koenig is too often portrayed as a cherub, a golden-voiced frontman who is more troubadour than rock star. But in the half-decade since their debut album, we’ve seen Ezra and Vampire Weekend grow into composed,... Read more »

Vampire Weekend ft. Danny Brown, Heems, and Despot – “Step (Remix)”

The mentality that one should have going into a brand new year is a mentality that assumes that anything is possible. Evidently, this is what the gentlemen from Vampire Weekend, Danny Brown, Heems, and Despot adopted,... Read more »

140 Characters of Brilliance: Twitter All-Stars 2013

As Twitter becomes an ever-more-popular way of interacting and engaging with the artists we love, we see some musicians taking full advantage of the uncensored platform that social media gives them, impressing us with their wit... Read more »

The Best Songs of 2013

In 2013, a handful of great albums proved that it isn't all about singles. Despite our shrinking attention spans and the world of illegal downloading and free streaming forever changing the way we consume music, there's... Read more »

A Year’s Worth of Music Recommendations Based On Artists You Already Like

In 2013, we got tired of getting music recommendations from computers. "If you like 2Pac, then you should listen to...." No, stop it. Maybe one day, computers will be able to "understand" music and automate music... Read more »

The Pigeons & Planes Staff Lists Their Favorite Albums of 2013

Making year-end lists is a difficult task. It is all the more difficult when you're part of a team. Everyone has their favorites, everyone is advocating for different albums, and naturally sacrifices have to be made.... Read more »

Bid On Original Art By The xx, St. Vincent, Purity Ring, Disclosure, Vampire Weekend, & More

Ever wanted to own an original piece of art by The xx, St. Vincent, or Vampire Weekend? Well now you can. Australian radio station FBi have asked musicians and bands to decorate a plain white canvas... Read more »

The Best Things Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Has Ever Tweeted

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig is much more than just the talented frontman of one of the biggest bands in indie. He’s also a twitter genius, crafting comedic goldmines in just 140 characters. From topics like dad... Read more »

Listen to Phosphorescent’s Beautifully Sedated Cover of Vampire Weekend’s “Ya Hey”

When covering a song, a musician has two choices. They can either stay true to form and essentially replicate an original piece, or exercise a heightened level artistic creativity and apply a fresh spin to something... Read more »

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Reviews Drake’s Album, Gives it Perfect Score

Ever wonder what Vampire Weekend‘s frontman Ezra Koenig thinks of Drake‘s Nothing Was The Same? Of course you did. Lucky for you, today Mr. VW blessed The Talkhouse with a review of the album. Ezra generously... Read more »