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Jenny Lewis

HAIM Hosts Benefit Concert: Jenny Lewis Performs New Song "Girl on Girl" [WATCH]

Genres 11:32AM EDT

To commemorate the life of a late friend, Sammi Kane Kraft, Haim generated Sam Jam, a benefit concert in which all proceeds were given to the Our House Grief Support Center. Friends and family of the four-piece band joined them on stage to show support, such as Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear, Rostam Batmanglij of Vampire Weekend and Jenny Lewis. The Troubadour in Los Angeles hosted the charity concert for the close companion of Haim, who was tragically killed at just 20 years old by a drunk driver in 2012. Kraft's impressive baseball talents once landed her a role in the film 'Bad News Bears.' Lewis, known for her participation in Rilo Kiley and The Postal Service, perfomed her newest song titled "Girl on Girl." With the assisted talents of Haim, the collaboraion gained heavy participation, chanting and clapping from the crowd along to the beat.READ MORE

Diplo

Diplo Remixes Ty Dolla $ign's "Stand For" With Members of Grizzly Bear, Vampire Weekend [LISTEN]

Buzz 20:11PM EDT

Last month, Los Angeles rapper Ty Dolla $ign shared his Diplo-produced track, "Stand For," and today Diplo has shared a radical remix of the song featuring two of Brooklyn indie rock's biggest stars: Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear and Rostam Batmanglij of Vampire Weekend. The track has been re-titled "Long Way Home" and replaces Ty's verses with Droste's gorgeous vocals, as well as some other embellishments from Batmanglij. "[I]t's about time that indie rock acts started to co-opt rap beats!," Diplo said in the song's original Soundcloud description.READ MORE

Vampire Weekend

8 Bands Whose Producers Are A Member Of The Band: The Beach Boys, Vampire Weekend, And More

Exclusives 14:21PM EDT

It's often tough for a band to maintain complete control of their creative vision, especially when they hire a producer from outside the band to help them capture their sound on record. These eight bands, however, remained true to their vision by having a member of the band produce their records.READ MORE

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