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Frank Ocean releases new album “blond” (or is it “Blonde”?) — listen!

fka "Boys Don't Cry" and not to be confused with "Endless".

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Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam release collaborative single “A 1000 Times” (listen)

The onetime Walkmen vocalist and former Vampire Weekend member have collaborated before, here more formally.

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Rostam releases solo song; PWR BTTM opening for Ra Ra Riot

Rostam Batmanglij of Vampire Weekend has released a solo single, "EOS", along with its video. It's a beautiful track about loss, accompanied by a choir that completes...

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Baio announces 2016 tour, streaming remix “expansion pack”; Rostam is on the new Ra Ra Riot song (listen)

Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio (who goes in his solo project) released his first solo album, The Names, in September via Glassnote. He recently went on tour to promote his album near the release date of the LP, and now announced that he'll be going on another tour in 2016 (following a few more scattered dates this ye...

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Wavves & Cloud Nothings finally announce collaborative album; both playing SXSW this week

Wavves and Cloud Nothings have been talking about their collaborative album for a while now, and recently said it'd be out this year. Now it's finally been announced...

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Michael Cera starring in Broadway play w/ Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson w/ music by VW’s Rostam, released a solo LP

Michael Cera is branching out these days. The 26-year old actor is appearing in a Broadway play which began preview performances last night (8/18) with opening night set for September 11 at the Cort Theatre...

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Rostam of Vampire Weekend remixed The Blow (who gave us their Top 10 of 2013)

The Blow @ MHOW, November 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

While not as unexpected as My Bloody Valentine or Mazzy Star, The Blow released their first new full-length in seven years, which NPR's Bob Boilen just named his #1 album of 2013...

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Rostam Batmanglij-scored ‘Sound of My Voice’ movie opening in theaters (today)

As the Film Stage wrote over a year ago:Vampire Weekend bandmember and producer Rostam Batmanglij will debut his first film score at The Sundance Film Festival in the drama Sound of My Voice, which was written and directed by his brother Zal Batmanglij...

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Neon Indian plays MoMA’s Armory Party tonight, headed to SXSW, hunted for dosas w/ members of Das Racist & others

Neon Indian @ Fun Fun Fun Fest (more by Tim Griffin)

Neon Indian, who has a label and is throwing a showcase at SXSW this year, announced a tour a while back with a mysterious Museum of Modern Art show on the schedule...

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Small Black played Glasslands w/ Rostam, Heems & Heavenly Beat (pics)

As predicted, Rostam Batmanglij from Vampire Weekend and Das Racist's Heems were both surprise guests at Small Black's mixtape release celebration at Glassands on 11/18 with Heavenly Beat...

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