Watch Vampire Weekend Play An Acoustic Set In Washington Square Park

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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 »

The Evolution Of Vampire Weekend

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“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 »

Premature Evaluation: Vampire Weekend Father Of The Bride

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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 »

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Play Solo Acoustic “This Life” At Tokyo T-Shirt Pop-Up

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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 »

More Vampire Weekend Father Of The Bride Details: A Hans Zimmer Sample, Lyrics About Palestine, & Multiple Songs With Danielle Haim

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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 »

Vampire Weekend – “Sunflower” Video (Feat. Jerry Seinfeld) (Dir. Jonah Hill)

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Last week, Vampire Weekend released two new songs, “Sunflower” and “Big Blue,” the second in a trio of two-song drops leading up to their fourth album, Father Of The Bride, which comes out the first week of May. More »

Here Is Vampire Weekend’s Father Of The Bride Album Artwork, Or Close To It

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This morning, Vampire Weekend returned with their first new songs in six years. Ezra Koenig has been making the interview rounds, from NPR to Beats 1, and in a new Rolling Stone feature he talks a bit about the album artwork and how he was afraid that what he had chosen … More »

Vampire Weekend Reveal Plans For Double Album, Releasing Two Songs Next Week

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Vampire Weekend have finally unveiled some information about their long-awaited fourth studio album. In an Instagram post, Ezra Koenig said that the album’s title has the initials FOTB and that it’s 18 songs and 59 minutes long. The first two songs will be out next week — they have the initials “hh” and … More »

Watch Ezra Koenig & Members Of HAIM Cover “The Little Drummer Boy” In Christmas Jam Session

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Ezra-KoenigVampire Weekend have a new album coming out in 2019. You’d have to imagine that the members of the band are pretty busy putting finishing touches on the record or rehearsing those songs, getting ready for all the summer festivals where the band is already booked. But Christmas night is no time for … More »

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 »