Thu, Feb 13, 2014, 6:01pm
I’ve told people for a while that I hate Vampire Weekend, but I wasn’t quite sure why. So I put on the ol’ headphones the other night and listened to all three of their albums straight through. Here’s what I wrote down as I listened: 1. Sampling at the end of “Holiday” (weird) 2. Autotune in “...
Sun, Aug 25, 2013, 6:43pm
At tonight's VMAs, Vampire Weekend won't be the only act repping the Light Blue. Kate Eberstadt, CC '14, will join pop icon Lady Gaga in her opening performance of her new hit, "Applause" (music video below).
Tue, May 14, 2013, 2:48pm
Today, the guys of Vampire Weekend, the loveliest of Columbia alums, did a Reddit AMA. They answered questions from Reddit users on everything from where they buy their salmon-colored shorts to some of their songs' origins. Ezra Koenig, lead singer and guitarist in Vampire Weekend, commented on...
Sat, Mar 24, 2012, 10:10pm
Many students own up to the fact that part of what really attracted them to Columbia was that Vampire Weekend formed here. But, my story is somewhat more embarrassing. To be honest, it was actually the introduction to Jack Kerouac’s On the Road that first drew me to Columbia. So, when I found out...
Mon, Jan 10, 2011, 10:50pm
Having outgrown the sixth floor of Dodge years ago, Rostam Batmanglij, CC '06, has reached heights as grandiose as headlining Radio City Music Hall and topping charts with Vampire Weekend, which he serves as producer, keyboardist, background vocalist, and occasional songwriter. As if that all...
Sat, Jan 8, 2011, 7:24pm
Rostam Batmanglij, CC '06, (of Vampire Weekend and Discovery) will perform as a special guest under the moniker "Boys Like Us" with The Calder Quartet tomorrow night at
Sat, Oct 2, 2010, 7:36pm
Duck Sauce "Barbra Streisand" from Mr Goldbar on Vimeo.
Fri, Jul 16, 2010, 7:35am
Columbia's favorite band is getting sued!