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Video: Vampire Weekend Perform “Diane Young” Live on KCRW

posted by Oscar May 17, 2013

Vampire Weekend headed over to NPR’s flagship station, SoCal/LA’s 89.9FM, to perform the band’s lead single “Diane Young.” The gunshot-sounding drums sound a bit more conventional but the voice modifier was still put to use in this live version of the song which still sounds great when played live.

See that performance above.


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Video: Vampire Weekend Debut Two New Songs; “Obvious Bicycle” and “Everlasting Arms”

posted by Oscar April 29, 2013

Obvious Bicycle

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At a hometown show, New York band Vampire Weekend premiered two new songs from their upcoming third LP Modern Vampires of the City. The Roseland Ballroom saw “Everlasting Arms” and “Obvious Bicycle,”  performed live for the first time last night. The Steve Buscemi-directed show was live streamed and now you can check out two high quality clips from the performance.

Modern Vampires of the City will be released on May 14th by XL Records, and the band is scheduled to play SNL on May 11th.

Hit the jump to see “Everlasting Arms.” Continue Reading