Tag Archives: Rostam

Wednesday Music News

Holger Czukay, co-founder of the influential Krautrock band Can, has passed away at the age of 79. Cause of death is currently unknown. Via Facebook, his bandmates have written: We are very sad to confirm that Holger passed away yesterday, in his home, the old CAN Studio in Weilerswist. His wife U-She passed away onlyRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Beach House are releasing a compilation called B-Sides and Rarities, which features (you guessed it)┬ápreviously unreleased B-sides and rarities on June 30 via Sub Pop. Today, they shared a video for the track “Chariot,” which was self-directed by the band. The video depicts a movie theater audience watching stock footage prominently featuring former President JohnRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The ever so talented Carrie Brownstein has written and directed a new short film for fashion house KENZO. The Realest Real is a hilariously creepy satire about our society’s insane social media obsession. The film stars Girl Meets World‘s Rowan Blanchard, House of Cards‘ Mahershala Ali, Orange is the New Black‘s Natasha Leyone, and SonicRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 9/12

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, September 12th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam Last Call withRead more…

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Friday Music News

The Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser and vampire Weekend producer Rostam Batmanglij have joined forces to create a side project brilliantly called, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam. The duo will release their debut album, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, on September 23. Check out new album track “In A Black Out” below. [Stereogum]

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Monday Music News

Following a fantastic set at the Capitol Hill Block Party, Car Seat Headrest (aka Will Toldeo) has announced a full-on North American tour in support of his latest, Teens of Denial. He swings back home with a Saturday, November 26th show at the Neptune Theatre. Toldeo also shares a Live EP he recorded for SpotifyRead more…

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Friday Music News

Rostam Batmanglij, who announced his departure from Vampire Weekend in January, has shared a new solo single called “Gravity Don’t Pull Me.” He’s giving his name the Cher treatment and is releasing his music as Rostam. He’s also unveiled the song’s music video, which he directed along with Josh Goleman. [Pitchfork]

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