"…so that’s proven to be true so far" [x]
Vampire Weekend: In the studio
Rostam and Ezra talk about making music while in the studio for Modern Vampires of the City
Rostam - Persian, French
Baio - some Russian, a little bit of Spanish
Ezra - some French
CT - ancient language of babeliness (as far as we know, he only speaks English)
It’s been two years since Vampire Weekend debuted New Song #2 (which would go on to be called “Unbelievers”) at their show at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio.
And it’s been a year since the music video for Unbelievers was filmed in Portugal.
*Gifs are from Vampire Weekend’s performance of Unbelievers at Gentleman of the Road: Lewes Stopover, 2013
It appears during ‘Step’ and it’s a version of a wallpaper print called ‘Acanthus’, designed by William Morris (of the English Arts and Crafts Movement) and published in 1875 by Morris & Co.
There’s also another wallpaper print shown during ‘Step’, called ‘Oak Tree’, made by John Henry Dearle in the late 19th century, also for Morris & Co.
Ezra Koenig at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, North Carolina (Photos by neonreggaesunsplash for Team Vampire Weekend)
Chris Tomson and Chris Baio at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, North Carolina (Photos by neonreggaesunsplash for Team Vampire Weekend)