Written by | January 19, 2014 0:05 | No Comments

Hey hey its Vampire Weekend! Those crazy New York hipbags are big time cool now! Making the rounds on the late night circuit after playing intimate venues theyre all over the place and hitting the big festivals too. Ah, watching the kids grow up

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Written by | December 21, 2013 0:10 | No Comments

                                                It is not that I don’t agree that Kanye West and Vampire Weekend released great albums, I agree and both albums made my top 20 albums of 2014, it is that Pitchfork is meant to be the world of independence and edge and Rolling Stone the world of mainstream and classic and that they share the same two top albums, wherever else they may go, and really, the consensus of opinion in a music world simply …

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Written by | December 16, 2013 0:04 | No Comments

The surprise release of Beyonce couldn’t have been better timed, new albums have slowed to a crawl and the only knock out punch last week was Claptons ’74 – ’75. The new Beyonce may be as great as 4, certainly it is the best r&b album of the year.

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Written by | December 13, 2013 0:09 | No Comments

“This album is reminiscent of their first, and that’s a great thing. They were losing momentum with Ryan Ross and Jon Walker in the band, and by them splitting, it allowed P!ATD to grow into a superband that’s gonna continue releasing fantastic music and making teen girls melt.”

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Written by | December 11, 2013 10:06 | 4 responses

They are reserved and smart, they are like the great surgeon with lousy bedside manner. You need both, Vampire Weekend need to give more. I remember Liam Gallagher’s quote about Oasis on stage. “We’re standing there, we’re singing our songs. What do you want us to do?” Vampire Weekend should rent “Stop Making Sense”.

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Written by | December 8, 2013 0:04 | No Comments

Vampire Weekend’s performance on PBS concert and interview “Live From The Artist Den” performance on Tuesday, in one of the best acoustic room in the city, should be absolutely great and that’s a relief. Because Vampire Weekend, who can be inconsistent on stage, weren’t all the good at Barclay Center earlier this year

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Written by | December 6, 2013 0:01 | No Comments

Glitter And Gold – Rebecca Ferguson – If you don’t include 1D, Rebecca is the best chance at an artistically valid TV song contest celebrity since Kelly Clarkson, and if that seems gerrymandering for the singer, give this ballad a listen – B+

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Written by | October 31, 2013 0:10 | No Comments

“This performance in particular, the connection him and the bassist Chris make is stunning- the two share a name, and obviously a flawless sense of rhythm. “

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