Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend Shares Cassette Recordings from 1989

Made with his sister Emma.

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During his Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio program Time Crisis today, Ezra Koenig of the Vampire Weekend was joined by his sister Emma. Among the discourse regarding misheard Weeknd lyrics, Ariana Grande’s donut-licking incident, Adam Levine’s fitness regimen and more, was a sentimental, reminiscing moment between the two. Together, the siblings played an excerpt from a cassette tape unearthed by their father, which was recorded by Ezra and Emma in 1989 when they were children. The episode can be heard in its entirety here, with the cassette segment around the 12-minute mark.

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