Rostam Batmanglij is an American songwriter, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist best known for his association with the indie rock electronic recording project named Discovery. He first gained popularity for his work with the indie rock band Vampire Weekend which helped to establish him as an upcoming talent in the indie rock genre. The brother of filmmaker Zal Batmanglij, Rostam began making electronic music at the age of 14. A major in music from Columbia University, he plays keyboards, percussion, and guitar. In his decade long career with Vampire Weekend, he produced the band’s debut album, ‘Vampire Weekend’, and the second album ‘Contra’, and co-producedthe album ‘Modern Vampires of the City’; all the three albums were critically and commercially successful. His fans admired his skills in reshaping pop music with elements of West African guitar blended with unusual polyrhythms and joyful melodies. After the band earned significant recognition, he branched out and formed the recording project Discovery with his friend Wesley Miles. As a solo artiste he recorded the tracks ‘Wood’, ‘Don't Let It Get to You’, ‘EOS’ and ‘Gravity Don’t Pull Me’ which earned critical acclaim. As a producer, he is quite in demand, and has worked extensively with artistes like Frank Ocean, Carly Rae Jepsen, Hamilton Leithauser, Charli XCX, and Santigold.