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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: 'The Magnificent 7' - Best Rock Songs (A-to-Z)

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.20.2016 | Home
Jon Chattman

To take a break from the interviews, the music sessions, and everything in-between, I feel compelled to share my favorite songs (in order at this part...

#HollywoodElection, the Impact of Celebrities

Montclair Diplomats | Posted 05.11.2016 | Home
Montclair Diplomats

Photo: Jim Watson/ AFP/ Getty Images This presidential election has been a crazy ride, for sure. Normally, we turn to the news or do our own research...

They Came To See Him Sing With A Rock Star, But Will Young Iowans Show Up To Caucus For Bernie Sanders?

The Huffington Post | Scott Conroy | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- This didn’t look like your typical pre-caucus rally in Iowa. For one thing, there was Bernie Sanders, standing shoulder to should...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: The "Name" Game with Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio; Meet "Poster" Girl Masha

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home
Jon Chattman

In an A-Sides interview filmed at Primary Wave in New York City earlier this month, Baio explained the process behind his album -- moving to London shaped it, whether he cares if you refer to his work as a "side project," and painted a picture of his upbringing in Bronxville, NY.

Boston Finds Its Calling: The City's Only Music Festival

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 08.10.2014 | Home
Hugh McIntyre

Boston Calling will hopefully open the door to future festivals and the like, as Boston is a highly underserved market for such happenings. Having grown up and gone to school there, I can say that I wish Boston Calling had been running when I was around, as it turns the entire city into a party for the weekend.

This 'Seinfeld' Game About Nothing Is Everything

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.06.2014 | Home

This game is gold, Jerry! Gold! The Junior Mint game is probably the weirdest way ever to commemorate anything ever. The game pays tribute to the ...

Using 'Science' To Differentiate Hipster And Bro Music

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 03.06.2014 | Home

"Who are some artists that you listen to?" When this question is answered with the names of artists that the asker has never heard of, the other is...

The Past Wasn't Awesome, the Future's Not Bleak and 50 Is Not the New 40

Valerie Alexander | Posted 09.26.2014 | Home
Valerie Alexander

These are buoyant, happy times, and as much as I loved spending my teens in the 80s, I am just as thrilled to be living out my 40s in the 'teens. And at the end of this decade, when I do turn 50, I will know that it's going to be even better than I could have imagined.

14 Things We're Thankful For, From Jinkx Monsoon To Jennifer Lawrence

Posted 11.30.2013 | Home

Thanksgiving is a time for thanks, which is why Team HuffPost Entertainment has compiled a list of the pop culture we were all truly blessed to experi...

Ezra Koenig Endorses All Of Your Selfies

Posted 11.23.2013 | Home

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig is here to defend the common man's right to take selfies. The singer, whose own Instagram account is heavy on...

These Songs Are So Perfect

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.25.2013 | Home

Ever wondered what it would sound like if The Cure covered "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"? Or if Vampire Weekend played "I'm a Little Teapot"? Of cours...

Weekly Concert Guide: No Age, Jonwayne, Gary Clark Jr., and Little Boots

Art Tavana | Posted 10.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Art Tavana

Monday, September 23 Jonwayne @ The Echoplex Born from the L.A. underground, Jonwayne's homemade mixtapes are making some serious noise as of late. A...

Boston Calling Is a Thing and It's Happening Again: Co-Founder Brian Appel Talks Festival's Second Weekend

Maria Pulcinella Murray | Posted 10.26.2013 | Home
Maria Pulcinella Murray

There's no mistaking Boston Calling for a Coachella or a Lollapalooza. Ticket holders are able to roam in and out of City Hall (i.e. make decisions as adults) and, for the most part, Boston Calling's footprint on those outside of the festival has minimal impact.

Guess Who Played The Most Festivals This Year

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.20.2013 | Home

Kendrick Lamar recently scorched his competition with a searing verse on Big Sean's "Control (HOF)," but having the verse of the summer isn't the only...

Summer Music Across America: August Tours to Follow

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 10.05.2013 | Home
Anne Margaret Daniel

It's August. One more month of freedom -- if that -- before all levels of schools begin again. One more month for jobs to give way to a precious week or two, or even a long weekend, of summertime. What live music shows will make you think summertime?

Vampire Weekend's AWESOME 'Blurred Lines' Cover

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.19.2013 | Home

The song of the summer has received an update from an unlikely source: Vampire Weekend. Robin Thicke's already festive "Blurred Lines" sounds even ...

Reinventing the Post-Punk Era: Why Savages Might Find Nirvana

Russell C. Smith | Posted 08.12.2013 | Home
Russell C. Smith

Punk music in its purest form projects an element of danger and disruption, rage and revolt. It is music with the power to jolt the listener awake. Maybe 2013 will be the year British post-punk wakes people up.

WATCH: Vampire Weekend Smokes Out Of A Saxophone

Posted 06.03.2013 | Home

Vampire Weekend has released a new music video for the band's latest single, "Diane Young." The over-the-top video has the boys of Vampire Weekend ...

God, Death And Modern Vampires

Elie Lichtschein | Posted 07.31.2013 | Home
Elie Lichtschein

How does one make sense of the interplay between man's finitude and the subtle hope for belief in something larger, some strain of religious life? Ezra Koenig, lead singer and lyricist for Vampire Weekend, has lately had this question in mind, if the indie-pop group's new album is any indication.

With Dosa Hunt, Filmmaker Amrit Singh Emerges as Generational Voice

Jim Luce | Posted 07.27.2013 | Home
Jim Luce

The closing gala for this year's New York Indian Film Festival (HuffPo), held in a banquet hall above NYU's Skirball Auditorium, was alive with artist...

Good News For Vampire Weekend

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | Home

By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES, May 22 (Reuters) - Indie rock band Vampire Weekend on Wednesday grabbed the top spot on the weekly Billbo...

Watch An Entire Vampire Weekend Concert, Featuring Steve Buscemi

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.29.2013 | Home

Third time's the charm for Vampire Weekend, who are conducting one hell of a promotional campaign in advance of album No. 3, "Modern Vampires of the C...

PHOTOS: The Best Acts Coming To The Bowl This Summer

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.23.2013 | Los Angeles

The Hollywood Bowl 2013 schedule keeps getting better and better. While some Angelenos might feel that Coachella is the true benchmark of summer's sta...


The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner & Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles

Coachella Music Festival released their official 2013 lineup in a tweet on Thursday evening, and the headliners for each day are Blur, The Stone Roses...

WATCH: Vampire Weekend Debuts New Song

Posted 11.01.2012 | Home

Remember back in 2008 when Vampire Weekend was the biggest band ever, but then everybody predicted it wouldn't last because of internet backlash and w...