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  • On This Day

    29 March

    New Single
    Cover by Kiko Mizuhara

    Watering a flower 2021

    22 December 2021

    1. Talking: Chit-chatting This and That About You
    2. 2021
    Live Audio Podcast
  • Standouts from the band's set at Fuji Rock 2022.
  • The gang dive deep into their then-upcoming album Contra in this 8 track set with a string quartet
  • If Vampire had a Christmas album
  • Vampire’s only show of 2021, taped by friend of the site John.
  • The Never Tour is back with thirteen tracks spanning eleven years of live Vampire. Three different versions of 2021 tie together a set of underappreciated classics and a couple unexpected covers. Best enjoyed on a walk with headphones.
  • 2012 shows included the then untitled “New Song #2”. This set combines part of their show at The New Yorker Festival on that tour with part of their show from Webster Hall 2019.
  • Mellow jams from 2008-2019. Good for slow mornings.
  • Modern Vampires of the City, as performed at Barclays in 2013 (with Red Rocks and Webster Hall 2019)
  • Reissue: Sukadogdik’s Picks Vol. II - Tasteful Licks, Pt. 1
  • Reissue: Sukadogdik’s Picks Vol. I - Tasty Jams
  • Revisiting the Little New York Shows around FOTB’s debut.
  • The ninth set revisits Contra, in reverse order.
  • B-sides and covers from LP1 era listened to on episode 2 of Friends of the Band, plus the encore from Barclays 2013.
  • Companion set to the Friends of the Band show, featuring live versions of songs covered in Episode 1.
  • Season finale.
  • Mitsubishi macchiato.
  • All our new players.
  • I don’t wanna live like this, but I don’t wanna die.
  • The whole immortal corporation.
  • A short, high energy set of old classics.
  • Commentary Podcast
  • Meant to be heard at the same time as 40:42
  • We have a tough talk about current events with our guest, Anne. Please be advised, that includes a discussion on sexual assault. Check out the links if you aren’t already familiar.
  • We hear what you had to say about LP4, then spend all 18 tracks auditioning to be the new hosts of Car Talk and wondering if Ezra Koenig’s actually an alien. Plus, JJ’s Top Five tracks off Fall Out the Boy.
  • Ronald Reagan’s The Star Wars Holiday Special, Philip K. Dick’s Do Legos Dream of Plastic Sheep, and the song “Holiday” by Green Day, Madonna, Weezer and Vampire Weekend.
  • Low key style icon and our old friend Christian aka Brave New Wear on YouTube drops in to talk spooky Vampire songs, how to recognize Dany DeVito and a deep dive on some Ezra fits.
  • Vampire songs vs. Weekend songs, an anonymous tip about Erza Koenig, and JJ’s first Top 5
  • Secret menus, Paul Simon’s bootleg cassette and the song that got half the crowd to leave a Vampire Weekend show
  • Modern Vampires of the City, Part 1 - featuring Nicole, Stephen, Grace, Michael, Anna, Tyler, Colin, Sadie, Craig, Max, Peyton, Alex, Kennedy, Rufus and Kinsey
  • We’re putting in the work, voice actors don’t get any respect, and what ketchup is in your fridge
  • Kevin Costner has gills, Portu-Greek and the life and death of the Exxon Valdez
  • How to get on stage with Vampire Weekend and the things we’ve heard about British people
  • Chipotle horchata, debutante movies and Bay Area slang
  • Why Blake got a new face, are we ones or are we zeroes, and the origin of the TCU wiki
  • The worst burger in New Jersey, finding a better word for “like Plato” and where was the Boss born, really
  • Past Masters: B-Sides & Rarities
    Covers of Vampire Songs
    Songs Called Vampire Weekend
    Songs that Feel Like Vampire
    Songs that Inspire Vampire
    Songs Covered by Vampire

    754 shows in 276 cities

    Most Played Cities

    1 (59x)
    New York
    2 (40x)
    3 (30x)
    Los Angeles
    4 (16x)
    Austin / Paris
    5 (15x)

    171 requests

    Most Requested Tracks

    1 (14x)
    2 (11x)
    Diplomat’s Son / Hannah Hunt
    3 (10x)
    Giving Up the Gun
    4 (7x)
    Campus / The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance
    5 (6x)

    40 covers from 36 artists

    Most Covered Artists

    1 (37x)
    Bruce Springsteen: I’m Goin Down & Streets of Philadelphia
    2 (18x)
    Dusty Springfield: Preacher Man
    3 (14x)
    Bob Dylan: Jokerman
    4 (13x)
    Paul Simon: Late in the Evening
    5 (11x)
    Fleetwood Mac: Everywhere
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