Chris and Rostam from Vampire Weekend discuss how their work life has changed by having a number one album. They talk about the difference between their sets at festivals and a headliner show and creating the ideal festival set list.
Check out this adorable chihuahua with a serious passion for singing. High pitched vocals and/or harmonica provide all the inspiration he needs.
Jimmy and The Roots turn recent AIG headlines into a slow jam.
The BBC's Jamie Stangroom explains how his adulation of wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan has affected his journey into adulthood. This comedy short features indie greats Vampire Weekend, glamour-model Brandy Brewer, and clothes shop Beyond Retro (Jamie's favourite), we take a comedy stroll through Jamie's affliction.
'Hulk Hogan Ruined My Life' Part 2 featuring Josh Homme is coming soon!
Riff Raff made his triumphant return to the MTV VMA red carpet this year to connect with big time superstars, achieving varying degrees of success. Richard Simmons shares a heartfelt moment, Vampire Weekend declare their friendship, Wiz Khalifa discusses plans for the Batman theme song, and Will Smith is very busy. Watch this and more in our compilation video.
for the week of 3.8.08
music: Walcott by Vampire Weekend
This is a Rogers Picnic advertisement featuring the rap artist Bomb Bay. Bomb Bay will not be appearing at the Rogers Picnic music festival on Sunday, July 20th, 2008. Rogers Picnic is a 1 day festival with tickets on sale for $49.50 CAD. Visit the Rogers Picnic website for details. Artists that are appearing include The Carps, The Born Ruffians, City and Colour, Animal Collective, Vampire Weekend, and Cat Power.
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Buffy Jane and Stephy pay homage to their favorite new song about "Cousins" by Vampire Weekend.
Andy and I are bitter, petty little failures, and naturally we resent those who have gotten the breaks in life we rightfully deserve. And what better target for our ire than the privileged, blue-blooded co-opters of Vampire Weekend? Hey, if our ancestors had the good sense to be rich, it would be us skanking on Paul Simon’s grave right now, not you turds! The class war is coming, dudes, so watch your backs! By the way, if I hit the Powerball I’m switching sides. Also, “Contra” is pretty great.
This is a Rogers Picnic advertisement featuring the guitar player for Windfall. Windfall will not be appearing at the Rogers Picnic music festival on Sunday, July 20th, 2008. Rogers Picnic is a 1 day festival with tickets on sale for $49.50 CAD. Visit the Rogers Picnic website for details. Artists that are appearing include The Carps, The Born Ruffians, City and Colour, Animal Collective, Vampire Weekend, and Cat Power.
txt "Picnic" to 4722. Ad for Rogers Picnic. Roulette will not be appearing at the Toronto music festival event on July 20th, 2008. City and Colour, Born Ruffians, The Carps, Cat Power, Cromeo, Dizzee Rascal, Vampire Weekend, Tokyo Police Club will all perform at the show.
Bring it back to modern day with this gameplay from Just Dance 2 at E3 2010.
Enjoy "A-Punk" courtesy of Guitar Hero 5.
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