Friday, June 7 2013
Not to belabor the point about Vampire Weekend's new-found fascination with God, but it's hard not to quickly recognize part of the inspiration for the new "Diane Young" video: da Vinci's The Last Supper.
Wednesday, June 5 2013
The biggest surprise of Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City is that it's a deeply God-haunted album, with Ezra Koenig posing some questions that don't have answers.
Monday, May 13 2013
The New York-based indie juggernaut Vampire Weekend hits a masterful peak with its third LP, Modern Vampires of the City. It’s the kind of album that indie bands aim at but so often miss as it captures an old soul sporting new clothes.
Thursday, May 2 2013
Get the scoop on the latest albums by Vampire Weekend, Savages, and Deerhunter, as well as an extensive list of May's new releases.
Friday, February 4 2011
Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.
Tuesday, November 30 2010
Let’s single out the biggest events that happened in the world of music one month at a time, starting with January 2010.
Monday, September 27 2010
Vampire Weekend and Beach House stopped through Chicago earlier this month, part of a nationwide tour filled with indie jams and dance grooves.
Friday, August 6 2010
While it’s odd to see such a 50/50 split in the attentions of an audience, it’s clear that both bands have something worthwhile to offer.
Monday, June 21 2010
The music at the Roots Picnic was loud, crisp, engaging and diverse. With the inclement weather holding off, all the elements successfully blended to create a great outing. The wide range of musicians demonstrated why the Roots are more than a crew but rather Philadelphia’s finest musical family.
Wednesday, April 21 2010
For Knoxville music and arts fans, it was time to show the rest of the world that we’ve got a pretty hip little town on our hands, and the Big Ears Festival is a perfect mission statement.