Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The Village Voice explains the Vampire Weekend phenomenon

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.

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