Vampire Weekend

HT 25 Best Albums of 2010: Numbers 16-20

For the second consecutive year at Hidden Track, we concocted our innovative little experiment for the year-end Best Albums list. Instead of picking the old fashioned way – subjectively – we opted for something a ...

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Hors d’Oeuvres: Contra Gal Update

Following up on a story we told you about last week, Ezra Koening of Vampire Weekend has addressed the lawsuit filed against his band by Contra cover girl Kirsten Kennis. Koening tells the NME that ...

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Contra Girl Sues Vampire Weekend

I can’t be the only one who was infatuated with the preppy model who appears on the cover of Vampire Weekend’s latest LP, Contra, and always wondered what her deal was. Well, she wonders what ...

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Krasinski, Rudd, Hader, Stewart, Colbert and Vampire Weekend Join Conan at Radio City

When Conan O'Brien announced his Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour most of us news-gathering types circled the two shows at Radio City Music Hall in New York City as the ...

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Video: Vampire Weekend – Holiday

In the video for the latest single off of Contra, the ska-tinged Holiday, the Vampire Weekend boys trade in their Polo gear for 18th Century garb and show off a less serious side of their ...

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Vid: Vampire Weekend – Giving Up The Gun

For their latest video, our favorite Ivy-league bred, world music-loving group, Vampire Weekend, have teamed up with RZA, Lil’ John, Jake Gyllenhaal & Joe Jonas for this Wes Anderson meets Wimbeldon inspired clip… Vampire Weekend ...

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Video: Vampire Weekend – Ruby Soho

Vampire Weekend covered Rancid’s Ruby Soho on BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge. Vampire Weekend – Ruby Soho View All

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Review: Vampire Weekend @ Webster Hall

On paper there is nothing cool about Vampire Weekend. They're four Ivy League graduates that play indie-pop music inspired by African rhythms and guitar with lyrics full of literary references, visits to foreign ...

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Vampire Weekend Goes Unplugged

While I haven’t had a chance to listen to HT Faves Vampire Weekend’s new album, Contra, since returning from Jam Cruise, everyone either seems to love or hate the disc – which is about par ...

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Video: Vampire Weekend – Cousins

Last month we got our first taste of Vampire Weekend’s sophomore effort, Contra, via a free download of the album’s opening track, Horchata. VW gives us another taste of the forthcoming record, which hits stores ...

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Vampire Weekend Offer Up Free Track

Just as the internet was responsible for helping to foster the early career of our favorite post-collegiate, polo shirt wearing, Graceland-loving act Vampire Weekend, the band has turned to using the power of the net ...

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Video: Vampire Weekend – White Sky

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At The Barbecue: Favorite Album Of 2008

It's been quite some time since the HT Crew got together for an old fashioned cookout. With the year rapidly ending, we figured we'd round up the gang, throw some logs on the fire, crack ...

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Friday Mix Tape: Favorite Tunes Of ’08

Alright kids, thought I’d get all those holiday songs that have been floating in your head for the last 48 hours or so out of there with a Mix Tape chocked full of some of ...

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Wednesday Intermezzo: Petey Covers VW

When we first heard that Peter Gabriel teamed up with electropop aces Hot Chip to record Vampire Weekend's Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa, we wondered how the track would turn out. Turns out they actually did ...

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