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Rostam – ‘Half-Light’ Review

When Rostam Batmanglij shared an iPhone note in early 2016 saying that he’d left Vampire Weekend, it had been coming. For years he’d been...

Jaden Smith and Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig tease new Netflix anime?

Jaden Smith and Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig appear to have teamed up on a new anime project for Netflix. Exclusive NME offer: Save...

Ezra Koenig has given a big update on the next Vampire Weekend album

Ezra Koenig has confirmed that Vampire Weekend are "80% done" on their next album. The New York band released third album 'Modern Vampires Of The...

Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio announces new album, shares new single

Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio has announced a new album, under his 'Baio' project. Titled 'Man of the World' Baio has shared the first single...

Ezra Koenig gives update on new Vampire Weekend album

Ezra Koenig has offered details of Vampire Weekend's fourth album, writing on instragram with track titles and more. "every day I get comments & questions...
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Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Dirty Projectors and Ezra Koenig song reportedly recorded

A song featuring Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Dirty Projectors and Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig was allegedly recorded by Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth. McCartney previously teamed...
Vampire Weekend Contra Rostam

Vampire Weekend’s Rostam reveals behind-the-scenes info on band’s second album ‘Contra’

2017 marks seven years since Vampire Weekend's 'Contra' leaked onto the internet. Former band member Rostam Batmanglij held a Twitter AMA yesterday (Jan 6)...
Rostam The OA score

Vampire Weekend’s Rostam criticises ‘La La Land’ for lack of minority characters

Former Vampire Weekend musician Rostam Batmanglij has criticised Oscar contender La La Land for its depiction of minority groups. Directed by Whiplash's Damien Chazelle, La La...
Rostam The OA score

Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij scores his brother’s Netflix show ‘The OA’

Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij has scored his brother's new Netflix show The OA. It debuted on the streaming service yesterday (December 16). Starring Brit Marling, it...

Listen to Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig sing a ‘Seinfeld’ version of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig has done an impromptu cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine', changing the words to concern the TV show Seinfeld. While discussing the Twitter...