Vampire Weekend Cover Bob Dylan’s “Jokerman,” Ezra Koenig Interviews Jokerman Font Creator

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Ezra Koenig was the guest at GQ LIVE at Neuehouse Hollywood yesterday, where he surprised the audience with a Vampire Weekend performance. They covered Bob Dylan’s “Jokerman.” Over the past few weeks, Koenig has been sharing Instagram Stories of the whimsical ’90s font Jokerman in the wild, and resharing submissions from his followers. He even … More »

Hear Ezra Koenig’s Neo Yokio Christmas Special Song “Friend Like U”

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Ezra Koenig and Jaden Smith’s animated Netflix series Neo Yokio returned today with a holiday special called Pink Christmas, the series’ first new episode since its first season debuted last year. About halfway through the episode is a brand-new song sung by Ezra Koenig that was co-written by him, iLoveMakonnen, and Bloodpop. The … More »

Vampire Weekend LP4 Coming In 2019

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Lest there was any doubt (since it’s now November), Vampire Weekend’s much-anticipated fourth album is not coming out until 2019. Next month, Ezra Koenig is participating in a talk with GQ and in the magazine’s announcement of the event, they note that his band’s album will be dropping next year. They also tease … More »

Twenty One Pilots May Not Be For You (Because They’re For Everyone)

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Twenty One PilotsIn 2015, Twenty One Pilots were the biggest band you’ve never heard of. By the end of the following year, they were the biggest band, period. More »

Ezra Koenig & Rashida Jones Welcome Baby Boy: Report

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Here’s a nice surprise: Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones and Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig welcomed a baby together “months ago,” according to a new report in Us Weekly. As of right now, there are no additional details whatsoever regarding the baby’s name, birth date, and so on, and as Us points out, Jones … More »

Vampire Weekend Tease New Song “Flower Moon” Featuring Steve Lacy At Second Ojai Show

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Vampire Weekend performed their second Father’s Day Weekend show today at Ojai, California’s Libbey Bowl. They performed several live debuts with their new touring lineup at last night’s show, and tonight they played a snippet of a new song, “Flower Moon,” from their forthcoming More »

Vampire Weekend’s 1st Show In 4 Years: New Lineup, Live Debuts, Makonnen & Despot

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Vampire Weekend played their first full show in four years last night at the Libbey Bowl in Ojai, California. After performing their debut self-titled album from front-to-back, the band launched into “White Sky” from their sophomore album Contra, followed by songs from their most recent release Modern Vampires Of The City, … More »

Angélique Kidjo Shares First Track From Her Talking Heads Covers Album Feat. Ezra Koenig, Blood Orange, & More

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Angélique Kidjo has covered Talking Heads’ 1980 album Remain In Light in concert and now a studio version of her tribute is being released. She tapped Ezra Koenig, Blood Orange, Fela Kuti drummer Tony Allen, bassist Pino Palladino, and more to work on the LP, which is produced by Jeff Bhasker. It’s due out this … More »

Ezra Koenig – “I Promise You”

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Last week, we heard “I Promise You,” a song Ezra Koenig cowrote for the animated children’s film Peter Rabbit as performed by James Corden who voices the leading bunny. Today, Koenig shared a new version of the song which he sings on. It’s a delightful ditty about love and loss and irreplaceable companionship. Listen … More »

Ezra Koenig Wrote A New Song For Peter Rabbit

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Vampire Weekend are currently hard at work on their fourth album, but it’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from frontman Ezra Koenig. But now he’s contributed a new song to a very worthy place: The new kids’ movie Peter Rabbit, which transforms Beatrix Potter’s beloved characters into wacky CGI creations. Along with … More »