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21 December 2010 @ 04:42 pm
So I am very bad at promoting an active community for all of you, but I would like to say that you should all download Vampire Weekend's new iTunes session because it is amazing.
 
 
Current Music: Vampire Weekend - Holiday (iTunes Session) | Powered by Last.fm
 
 
27 May 2010 @ 12:23 am


someone make me a .gif icon from this video. preferably the part when ezra takes the lid off the chapstick. but i'm not picky.

also guess who's seeing this band for the twelfth time in a week and two days FUCK YEAHHHHH, i'm the hugest dork in the entire world.
 
 
19 May 2010 @ 12:42 pm
stolen from Ezra's Twitter

"just announced what may be our best tour ever: http://bit.ly/alZqYy us, @BeachHouse2010 and Dum Dum Girls "

I am trying to buy tickets for the Redmond, WA date and it won't let me. It says I need a promo code. Any ideas as to what that might be?

Nevermind! I found it!
Tickets available @ http://vampireweekend.com/tickets/

(Source)
 
 
16 April 2010 @ 09:36 pm


ezra and rostam and baio answer people's questions POSED ON AN IPAD about serious AND hilarious things. too many highlights to list
 
 
 
 
 
05 March 2010 @ 01:18 pm


I don't speak Spanish, but apparently they ended up playing a couple of songs at someone's house in Barcelona last week.
 
 
18 February 2010 @ 03:11 pm


"Giving Up the Gun" is (arguably) the best song from Vampire Weekend's superb Contra, and the track's music video has the potential to boost it even further. According to an Anthem interview with the clip's co-director, Emmett Malloy, it revolves around a "bizarre-o tennis match" featuring RZA, Jake Gyllenhaal, VW lyrical touchstone Lil Jon, and Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers. (Kevin Jonas wasn't available, apparently.)

Talking about the video, Malloy-- who directed the White Stripes documentary Under Great White Northern Lights-- said: "We lit shit on fire. We had RZA presiding over the tennis match. Lil Jon came down to give some tennis tips. Jake Gyllenhaal drank himself out of the competition; Joe Jonas tried, but did not succeed. There was a lot of rigorous competition, pyrotechnics, and a little bit of milk to cap it all off." Wow. Just wow.

The "Giving Up the Gun" video is set to premiere all over the internet in the coming weeks. The Vampire Weekend website has a photo from it up now.

UPDATE: The video will premiere tomorrow on Spinner.

From here.

I'm having weird-ass Royal Tenenbaums/Squid And The Whale flashbacks.
 
 
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17 February 2010 @ 03:15 pm
can any brits out there hook us up with NME scans?


I WOULD LIKE TO BEHOLD THOSE WINDS OF CHANGE IN HIGHER QUALITY AM I RIGHT... AM I RIGHT
 
 
06 February 2010 @ 09:49 am
the boys covered rancid. it sort of sounds like the clash.

RUBY SOHO (RANCID COVER)