Vampire Weekend's "Contra" tops Billboard's album charts!

News just came in that Vampire Weekend's wicked new album "Contra" (XL Recordings) has hit the number one slot on Billboard!!! "Contra" was mastered at The Lodge by Emily Lazar and Assisted by Joe LaPorta over the summer of 2009.

Check it out

We're all really excited for the guys- make sure you try to catch them on tour. They are AWESOME live. Tour dates here

Picture taken at The Lodge by Justin Bishop and published in Vanity Fair mag.


The Morning Benders "Big Echo" coming right atcha!

Morning Benders (Rough Trade) are about to release their incredible new album "Big Echo" pretty soon. Take it from us guys, it's a complete stunner!

The album was produced/mixed by Chris Taylor (of Grizzly Bear) and mastered by Emily Lazar & Joe LaPorta at The Lodge. Here's a little free mp3 giveaway from the band. The album is out 3/9 on Rough Trade/Beggars and gets an early digital release through iTunes on 1/12.