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Repeat That First Tweet—Our Favorite Musicians’ Top Debut Tweets

They didn’t miss a beat, but did you miss their first tweet?  Coming into its 8th anniversary, social media giant, Twitter, has released a website tool that allows you to track down the very first […]

03/25/2014

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Why 19 Nervous Breakdowns? Why Not 29?

On this day in the year 1966 the number #1 song in England (and #2 in the USA) was the Rolling Stones 19th Nervous Breakdown. That’s how good Top 40 was then. Of course the […]

WXRT–03/19/2014

86th Annual Academy Awards - Karen O & Ezra Koenig (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Watch Karen O Perform ‘The Moon Song’ with Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend at The Oscars

From the movie ‘Her’ (note the matching socks).

03/02/2014

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A Vampire Weekend Valentine – Cover Of Andrea Bocelli [Free Download]

Worlds have collided, and the result is amazing. By worlds, we mean your Mother’s music taste has collided with your own. Vampire Weekend has been known to have fun with covers in the past, but […]

WXRT–02/13/2014

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Behind The Song: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Diane Young’

Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.

01/14/2014

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Vampire Weekend, Beck, Fiona Apple, on Starbucks Covers Compilation

You won’t be seeing this compilation on the rack next to the breath mints and Madeleine cookies for a few months now, but when you do see it at the front of Starbucks, it’ll be pretty enticing.

12/13/2013

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The Best Selling Vinyl Releases Of 2013

Vinyl is not dead. Nor does it only appeal to the “older generation” or “hipsters”. Many people across all ages are still choosing to purchase vinyl records over the common alternatives of CD or MP3, especially when it comes to their favorite albums or artists. Several new release albums are still being offered in vinyl form due to the existing market for them. So, in no particular order, here’s our list of the top ten vinyl album releases of 2013.

11/22/2013

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10 Wonderfully Weird Music Videos

A list of the “Weirdest Music Videos of All Time” representing the entire 93XRT listener pool could never be compiled. We have our own strange style (some of us more so than others) and take the bizarre in varying doses. So here are 10 videos ranging from eccentric to eerie. A little something for the weirdo inside of us all.

10/23/2013

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What Does Your Favorite Band Reveal About Your Personality?

Let’s face it.  The clothes you wear, the books you read, the movies you watch, and the music you listen to say a lot about your personality.   Choices you make that don’t seem to […]

10/11/2013

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13 Must-Have Albums Of 2013

His first album in 10 years and surprise announced on his birthday in January, Bowie had our heads turning before The Next Day had even been released. The album incorporates a slew of classic rock sounds while still whisking us away to some weird, off-kilter planet where only the starman himself could take us.

09/01/2013

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