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Vampire Weekend

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Vampire Weekend: Vampire Weekend (XL)

Review by Will Hermes, Spin, June 2008

AT 1:32 A.M. last Valentine's Day, a demo titled 'Oxford Comma' by a band of Columbia University buds was posted on the blog Music for ...

Vampire Weekend et al: Scramble for Africa 3.0

Comment by Kandia Crazy Horse, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 11 June 2008

AFRICA IS NOT a monolith. Africa is not even Africa: the outsider bastardization kicked off in earnest when the Roman misnomer of a finite North ...

Afro-Indie: Across The Great Divide

Report and Interview by Ben Thompson, The Observer, 15 June 2008

Suddenly indie rockers are embracing African sounds. Could the long years of a cultural apartheid be coming to a close, asks Ben Thompson ...

Vampire Weekend: 'They're Attacking A Version Of Us That Doesn't Exist'

Profile and Interview by Paul Lester, The Guardian, 7 January 2010

VAMPIRE WEEKEND are being mobbed in California. By teenage girls. In a skate park normally frequented by crystal meth addicts. What makes this so unexpected ...

Vampire Weekend: Contra

Review by Roy Trakin, Rock's Backpages, 14 January 2010

THERE'S NOTHING more gratifying for a rock music fan than to witness an act suddenly seize the moment, feel its oats and begin to break ...

Vampire Weekend's Latest Album Is Ezra Koenig's Guide for the Perplexed

Comment by Wayne Robins, Tablet, 2 September 2013

Remembrances of holy days in Tarrytown and Rye I don't wanna live like this, I don't wanna die — 'Finger Back' ...

Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires Of The City

Review by Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, October 2013

THE MODERN, thinking indie rock fan's band of choice, Vampire Weekend return from extended leave with their third album. While MVOTC doesn't represent a seismic ...

Lizzy Goodman: Meet Me in the Bathroom – Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City, 2001-2011

Book Review by Barbara Ellen, The Guardian, 8 August 2017

This oral history of New York's musical renaissance is vivid, informative and full of passion. ...


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