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Father John Misty hosting California wildfire benefit concert with HAIM, Rivers Cuomo, Rostam

FATHER JOHN MISTY HOSTING CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE BENEFIT CONCERT WITH HAIM, RIVERS CUOMO, ROSTAM

Father John Misty is teaming up with Goldenvoice for a benefit concert to raise funds for those impacted by the California wildifres....

Maggie Rogers - “Fallingwater”

MAGGIE ROGERS - “FALLINGWATER”

Maggie Rogers just released her soft new single “Fallingwater” produced by collaborator Rostam Batmanglij. The track starts off with...

 
 
 
Watch Vampire Weekend Play Surprise Show For HQ Trivia Host

WATCH VAMPIRE WEEKEND PLAY SURPRISE SHOW FOR HQ TRIVIA HOST

Vampire Weekend have been hard at work on the follow-up to 2013's Modern Vampires Of The City, their first album since Rostam Batmanglij...

Watch Rostam Play New Song “In A River”

WATCH ROSTAM PLAY NEW SONG “IN A RIVER”

Former Vampire Weekend producer Rostam has released one solo album, last year's Half-Light , since stepping out on his own, and lately...

 
 
 
Calvin Klein Unveils New CK One Campaign

CALVIN KLEIN UNVEILS NEW CK ONE CAMPAIGN

Calvin Klein Fragrances releases a new campaign for its popular scent CK One. The brand teams up with director Zal Batmanglij and photographer...

New Vampire Weekend Album Is Inspired By Kacey Musgraves, Features Ariel Rechtshaid And Rostam

NEW VAMPIRE WEEKEND ALBUM IS INSPIRED BY KACEY MUSGRAVES, FEATURES ARIEL RECHTSHAID AND ROSTAM

When Rostam announced that he was leaving Vampire Weekend to focus on his solo career , fans couldn't help but wonder what that might...

 
 
 
Watch Rostam Break Out “Gwan” On Conan

WATCH ROSTAM BREAK OUT “GWAN” ON CONAN

Rostam's new album, Half-Light, came out last week and yesterday he appeared on Conan to perform stand-out track "Gwan." Rostam was...

The best new songs this weekend from Beck, Twin Peaks, Bermuda Triangle, and more

THE BEST NEW SONGS THIS WEEKEND FROM BECK, TWIN PEAKS, BERMUDA TRIANGLE, AND MORE

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: Beck, Twin Peaks,...

 
 
 
Rostam Reveals Details Of New Solo Album, Shares 'Bike Dream'

ROSTAM REVEALS DETAILS OF NEW SOLO ALBUM, SHARES 'BIKE DREAM'

The former Vampire Weekend singer and producer says his new album Half-Light takes a hopeful and optimistic look at the future in difficult...

Hamilton Leithauser Announces New Live Album With Rostam, Extends Tour

HAMILTON LEITHAUSER ANNOUNCES NEW LIVE ALBUM WITH ROSTAM, EXTENDS TOUR

Last year, Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij released a new album called Had a Dream That You Were Mine . Now, they're releasing...

 
 
 
Rostam - “Gwan” Video

ROSTAM - “GWAN” VIDEO

After unveiling his spectacular post-Vampire Weekend single " Gravity Don't Pull Me " last year, Rostam Batmanglij went on Morning...

RAC and Rostam Team Up on New Track “This Song”: Listen

RAC AND ROSTAM TEAM UP ON NEW TRACK “THIS SONG”: LISTEN

RAC , aka Andre Allen Anjos, has shared the first single from his forthcoming album. It's called “This Song,” and it's a collaboration...

 
 
 
Ezra Koenig Gives An Update On Vampire Weekend LP4 Currently Titled Mitsubishi Macchiato

EZRA KOENIG GIVES AN UPDATE ON VAMPIRE WEEKEND LP4 CURRENTLY TITLED MITSUBISHI MACCHIATO

We're all eagerly curious about a new Vampire Weekend album, doubly so because it'll be the first one without Rostam Batmanglij as...

Netflix's ‘The OA' Renewed for Season 2

NETFLIX'S ‘THE OA' RENEWED FOR SEASON 2

Even after a full eight-episode season, The OA felt like it was just getting started. The finale raised as many questions as it answered,...

 
 
 
Rostam Criticizes La La Land 's Problematic Narrative, Lack of Queer Characters

ROSTAM CRITICIZES LA LA LAND 'S PROBLEMATIC NARRATIVE, LACK OF QUEER CHARACTERS

Rostam has taken to Twitter to express his misgivings with the recent film La La Land, the musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone...

Rostam Criticizes La La Land's Lack Of LGBTQ Characters And People Of Color

ROSTAM CRITICIZES LA LA LAND'S LACK OF LGBTQ CHARACTERS AND PEOPLE OF COLOR

La La Land has been touted as one of the best movies of the year, but after seeing it, Rostam Batmanglij wasn't happy with the film's...

 
 
 
Watch: 'The OA,' Netflix's Secret Sci-Fi Series, Gets Surprise Trailer and Release Friday

WATCH: 'THE OA,' NETFLIX'S SECRET SCI-FI SERIES, GETS SURPRISE TRAILER AND RELEASE FRIDAY

Netflix picked up Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij's The OA in 2015, but mum's been the word ever since. In an unprecedented move, Netflix...

Vampire Weekend Reportedly Sign To Columbia For LP4

VAMPIRE WEEKEND REPORTEDLY SIGN TO COLUMBIA FOR LP4

Vampire Weekend have released all three of their albums on XL Recordings, but it looks like we might see a new album next year, and...

 
 
 
11 Albums Out Today You Should Listen to Now: Bruce Springsteen, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, Warpaint, Mick Jenkins, More

11 ALBUMS OUT TODAY YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO NOW: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, HAMILTON LEITHAUSER + ROSTAM, WARPAINT, MICK JENKINS, MORE

With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers...