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Ten Musical Costumes To Rock Your Halloween

We’re officially in October now, so it’s time to figure out what you’re going to be for Halloween. Why not put some creative thought into it this year? You know you’re tired of using the same costume every year. If you’re having trouble finding inspiration, you might be surprised by how many ideas you can get from the world of music. You could dress up as a favorite artist of yours, or you could even be a literal representation of your favorite band or song. If your costume gets recognized at a Halloween party, then you might have just met someone who shares a similar taste in music. So here are ten costumes from the world of music to help you change things up on Halloween this year.

WXRT–10/02/2014

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Rekindle Your Summer Spirit: 10 of the Best Summertime Albums

Some of you may be back in school already, starting that new job, or what have you. But, that doesn’t mean your summer fun is over. We still (fingers crossed) have plenty of warm days […]

08/25/2014

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HAIM Go All Jerry Springer In New Video For ‘My Song 5′ Featuring A$AP Ferg

Haim bring the drama in their latest video with a little help from Kesha, Grimes, Big Sean, Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, producer Ariel Rechtshaid and Saturday Night Live star (and Sound Advice giver) Vanessa Bayer.

08/19/2014

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SBTRKT Announces ‘Wonder Where We Land’ LP, Shares ‘New Dorp, New York’ Feat. Ezra Koenig

SBTRKT, the masked producer that walks the world as a Aaron Jerome, is back with a full-length LP now announced, his follow-up to 2011’s self-titled effort.

07/23/2014

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Governors Ball 2014: A Chat About What Worked and What Didn’t

Here’s to Jenny Lewis’ rainbow/beige pant-suit, Neko Case’s skeleton pants, the Kills’ leopard-print backdrop, Ezra Koenig’s camo shorts, and Janelle always giving us shivers when she sings ‘Given ‘Em What They Love.’

06/09/2014

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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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