Someone finally puts their finger on it. Why they're great, but you simultaneously hate them. Here's the link
and an excerpt -
“They’ve merely outed the truth of indie, which was never really The People’s Music for all its affected sloppiness and “beautiful loser” tropes, instead always much more of an upper-middle-class milieu, the kids recoiling from the commercial and mass-produced just like their parents did via artisanal foodstuffs and antiques.”
— “The People vs. Vampire Weekend”
Check it out, a fantastic read.