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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Along with the new album that nobody liked, DJ Khaled released an insane seven music videos this past week. All of them are showy and expensive, and I thought about including a few of them on this list. The bullet-time thing with Post Malone and Travis Scott was pretty fun, as were More »
Tags: Straight To Video, Video, Akiva Schaffer, Billy Ray Cyrus, Calmatic, DaBaby, Denzel Curry, Emmet Malloy, Lil Nas X, Mike Diva, Reel Goats, The Lonely Island, Vampire Weekend, Zev Deans


Vampire Weekend – “This Life” Video

Earlier this month, Vampire Weekend returned from a six-year silence with the generally excellent new album Father Of The Bride. And they're also getting back into making music videos, many of which feature famous friends and well-wishers. Their "Harmony Hall" video had appearances from Jonah Hill and Dev Hynes, while their … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Vampire Weekend, Ariel Rechtshaid, Danielle Haim, Emmett Malloy


Behold The 1975 In 2019

Who are all these people? This was my first time seeing the 1975, and I was shocked at the sea of humanity in front of me, packed together closely with no easy path to the front. Granted, the Manchester band are huge in their native UK, and they've been playing Columbus from the beginning, working … More »
Tags: Music, UK, Kacey Musgraves, Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Kanye West, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Charli Xcx, Manchester, The Voice, Madonna, Game Of Thrones, Meghan Trainor


One Of Vampire Weekend’s Father Of The Bride Japanese Bonus Tracks Features Jude Law

The Japanese version of Vampire Weekend's Father Of The Bride is out today, and it includes three bonus tracks not available elsewhere around the world. The titles: "Houston, Dubai," "I Don't Think Much About Her No More," and "Lord Ullin's Daughter." The latter track is especially notable because it features Jude Law reading … More »
Tags: Music, News, Jude Law, Vampire Weekend, Ezra Koenig, DJ Dahi, Houston Dubai


Vampire Weekend Are The First Act With Three #1 Albums & No Hot 100 Hits

Vampire Weekend lands its third #1 album on the Billboard 200, as Father Of The Bride opens with 138,000 equivalent album units (119,000 in traditional album sales), according to Nielsen Music. Meanwhile, the band becomes the only act with as many as three Billboard 200 #1s without notching an entry on … More »
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Vampire Weekend’s Father Of The Bride Debuts At #1 With Biggest Week For A Rock Album This Year

Vampire Weekend topped the Billboard 200 with their last two albums, 2013's Modern Vampires Of The City and 2010's Contra. They continue the streak with Father Of The Bride, which debuts today at #1. The album earned 138,000 equivalent album units last week, 119,000 of which were in album sales. According to More »
Tags: Music, News, Vampire Weekend


Music Releases

Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi will release his debut album via Capitol Records on May 17th. Capaldi got his start uploading recordings in his bedroom. His first release “Bruises” amassed close to 28 million plays on Spotify.Media darlings Vampire Weekend scored another #1 debut with ‘Father of the Bride’ via Columbia.Still trying to break in the U.S. actress Pia Mia gives it another go with the release of the new track Do It Again via Interscope.The Head and the Heart will release th...
Tags: Music, Perspective, Columbia, Vampire Weekend, Interscope, The Head And The Heart, Capitol Records, Carly Rae Jepson, Pia Mia, Music Releases, Spotify New Music Releases


Watch Vampire Weekend Play “Sunflower” & Cover Bob Dylan On Kimmel

When was the last time you heard a late-night TV crowd cheer an instrumental intro? It's the type of thing that just doesn't happen, but it happened last night. Vampire Weekend were the musical guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and they came to play "Sunflower," one of the songs from the new album … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Jimmy Kimmel, Bob Dylan, Vampire Weekend


Watch Vampire Weekend Play “Sunflower” On Kimmel

When was the last time you heard a late-night TV crowd cheer an instrumental intro? It's the type of thing that just doesn't happen, but it happened last night. Vampire Weekend were the musical guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and they came to play "Sunflower," one of the songs from the new album … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Vampire Weekend, Kimmel


Watch Vampire Weekend Make Their Glorious Return To TV, Playing The Tonight Show With HAIM

Vampire Weekend are good at their jobs. Last weekend, the band came back from a six-year absence with the lush, expansive new album Father Of The Bride, one of those rare albums that's fun to listen to and fun to argue about. And now that their machinery has rumbled back to live, Vampire … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Jimmy Fallon, Haim, Vampire Weekend




Watch Vampire Weekend Bring Out Haim And Dev Hynes At 7-Hour NYC Show

Vampire Weekend played their hometown concert today at New York's Webster Hall as part of this year's Red Bull Music Festival. The band played a seven-hour show, broken down into three sets spanning their discography. For the second set, they ran through their new double album, Father Of The Bride, out of order … More »
Tags: Video, Music, New York, Haim, Vampire Weekend, Webster Hall, Dev Hynes, Danielle Haim


Watch Vampire Weekend Play An Acoustic Set In Washington Square Park

Vampire Weekend's Father Of The Bride is out today -- read our fresh cover story on the band's first new album in six years. To celebrate, Ezra Koenig and crew headed to Washington Square Park in the afternoon for an acoustic set. They announced the performance via some More »
Tags: Video, Music, Vampire Weekend, Washington Square Park, Ezra Koenig


The Evolution Of Vampire Weekend

"Let's do the whale." It's impossible to step into the American Museum Of Natural History and not feel a sense of childhood wonder. For anyone who grew up in New York City or the surrounding area, it was the site of class field trips and sugar-rushed weekends where it seemed like the entire world was … More »
Tags: Music, Interview, New York City, American Museum of Natural History, Vampire Weekend, Cover Story, Ezra Koenig, Ariel Rechtshaid, Danielle Haim


Album Review: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Father of the Bride’

Is this the rise of the Grateful Undead? Following a six-year wait, Vampire Weekend rewarded fans with new music in January in the form of lead single “Harmony Hall.” When it arrived with a bit of crunch to pair with the band’s signature baroque sound, some social media pundits were quick to suggest that Ezra Koenig’s […]
Tags: Reviews, News, Vampire Weekend, Album Reviews, Ezra Koenig, Grateful Undead


Premature Evaluation: Vampire Weekend Father Of The Bride

"Things have never been stranger," a chorus of voices calls out near the end of the new Vampire Weekend album. In cascading folk-rock harmonies, their message continues: "Things are gonna stay strange." Consider it a thesis statement for Father Of The Bride, the band's first album in six years and quite possibly their magnum opus. More »
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Vampire Weekend Announce All-Day NYC Album Release Show

Vampire Weekend have announced three new shows that'll take place around New York State during the week that their new album, Father Of The Bride, will be released. There's one in Buffalo, one in Kingston, and another in (of course) New York City. More »
Tags: Music, Kingston, New York State, Vampire Weekend, Tour Dates


The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week's countdown is below, and you can listen to a playlist of all our 5 Best Songs on Spotify. More »
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Watch Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Play Solo Acoustic “This Life” At Tokyo T-Shirt Pop-Up

Early this morning on the East Coast, Vampire Weekend released their third and final Father Of The Bride single twofer, "This Life" and "Unbearably White." Around the same time over in Tokyo, Ezra Koenig launched a small pop-up shop at the Commune gallery where he gave away some exclusive t-shirts tailored to the … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Tokyo, Vampire Weekend, Ezra Koenig


Vampire Weekend – “This Life” & “Unbearably White”

About a month before the May 2013 release of Vampire Weekend's last album, Modern Vampires Of The City, the NBC sitcom Parks And Recreation aired the 17th episode of its fifth season, "Partridge." As noted by Michael Moats at Fiction Advocate, that title was a rather oblique nod to … More »
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More Vampire Weekend Father Of The Bride Details: A Hans Zimmer Sample, Lyrics About Palestine, & Multiple Songs With Danielle Haim

Today, the Sunday Times published an interview with Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, where he revealed new details about their forthcoming album, Father Of The Bride. Apparently, the opening track is a folky number called "Hold You Now" and includes a choral sample from the Hans Zimmer-scored The Thin Red Line. There are also … More »
Tags: Music, News, Sunday Times, Vampire Weekend, Hans Zimmer, Ezra Koenig, Danielle Haim


Watch Vampire Weekend Cover Paul Simon’s “Late In The Evening” At London Morning Concert

Vampire Weekend are currently warming up for their summer tour, playing some intimate shows around England. A few days ago, they played their new Father Of The Bride single "Big Blue" live for the first time. Yesterday, the band debuted a new cover of Paul Simon's One-Trick Pony cut … More »
Tags: Music, England, London, News, Paul Simon, Vampire Weekend


Watch Vampire Weekend Play “Big Blue” Live For The First Time

"Big Blue" has not gotten a ton of attention during Vampire Weekend's Father Of The Bride rollout -- no music video, no live radio performance, no digitally altered Jenny Lewis sample -- but man, what a gorgeous song. It's a gentle ballad that … More »
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Vampire Weekend Cover Post Malone

In one of the first interviews promoting Vampire Weekend's new album Father Of The Bride, Ezra Koenig mentioned experiencing a brief moment of panic upon realizing that Post Malone and Swae Lee had released a hit song called "Sunflower." Koenig remembers thinking, "We have a song on this record called ‘Sunflower.' God, we … More »
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Hear Vampire Weekend Play Father Of The Bride Songs Live On BBC Radio 6 Music

Father Of The Bride, Vampire Weekend's long-awaited LP4, is fast approaching. We've gotten two pairs of songs so far -- "Harmony Hall" and "2021," "Sunflower" and the Steve Lacy-featuring "Big Blue." We've also gotten two accompanying music videos -- a snake-filled, extremely '90s "Harmony Hall" … More »
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Watch Vampire Weekend Play Father Of The Bride Songs Live On BBC Radio 6 Music

Father Of The Bride, Vampire Weekend's long-awaited LP4, is fast approaching. We've gotten two pairs of songs so far -- "Harmony Hall" and "2021," the Steve Lacy-featuring "Sunflower" and "Big Blue." We've also gotten two accompanying music videos -- a snake-filled, extremely '90s "Harmony Hall" … More »
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Best non-music-video music-on-video moment of the week: The scene in Triple Frontier where semi-pro MMA fighter Garret Hedlund walks to the cage while Pantera's "Walk" plays, on some Rob Van Dam shit. Second-best non-music-video music-on-video moment of the week: The scene in Triple Frontier where Oscar Isaac is in the helicopter, about to go fuck … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Selena Gomez, Oscar Isaac, MMA, Jonah Hill, Carly Rae Jepsen, Vampire Weekend, Pantera, Straight To Video, Schoolboy Q, Jack Begert, Ninian Doff, Triple Frontier, The Chemical Brothers, Benny Blanco


Glastonbury 2019: Killers and the Cure announced as final headliners

US rockers and goth indie heroes take main-stage honours alongside Stormzy, while Janet Jackson confirms first UK show in yearsThe Killers and the Cure have been announced as the final headliners of the 2019 Glastonbury festival. Brandon Flowers’ Vegas band will headline on the Saturday, and Robert Smith and co on the Sunday. They join the previously announced headliner Stormzy, who will close the Pyramid stage on Friday night.It is the Cure’s fourth time headlining Glastonbury, following slots ...
Tags: Music, UK, US, Rap, Tame Impala, Culture, Pop and rock, Hip-hop, Festivals, Indie, The Cure, Jazz, Liam Gallagher, Glastonbury festival, Music Festivals, Coldplay


Jonah Hill Continues His Directorial Career With Vampire Weekend ‘Sunflower’ Music Video, Featuring Jerry Seinfeld

Jonah Hill made his directorial debut last year with mid90s, and he already has a follow-up ready. This isn’t a film, though – it’s a music video. Hill has directed a Vampire Weekend music video for the song “Sunflower,” and he’s somehow managed to recruit Jerry Seinfeld to make an appearance. Watch the “Sunflower” music video below. Sunflower Music Video If you have motion sickness, you might want to pop a Dramamine before watching the Jonah Hill-directed “Sunflower” music video. The c...
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Jerry Seinfeld Cameos in Jonah Hill-Directed Video for Vampire Weekend (Watch)

The band Vampire Weekend enlisted Jonah Hill to direct a new music video for the song “Sunflower.” The clip shows frontman Ezra Koenig at iconic locations on New York’s Upper West Side, including Zabar’s grocery store and Barney Greengrass. Part of Hill’s signature indie style, the camera twists, turns and splits into multiple perspectives. Comedian […]
Tags: New York, News, Jerry Seinfeld, Upper West Side, Jonah Hill, Vampire Weekend, Ezra Koenig, Zabar, Barney Greengrass Part of Hill