Tag Archive for vampire weekend

Vampire Weekend. Of Monsters and Men. Red Rocks. 05.20.13

In July of 2007, a full six months before they released their debut album, Vampire Weekend opened for Shout Out Louds at Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco. Granted, everyone in the crowd already knew who they were — their self-released EP catapulted these Cure-covering, cardigan-wearing, Columbia college students to fame faster than your high-speed Internet access could comprehend. Critics and bloggers alike… Read more →

Re-Up: September 2010

Every month I will recap the albums and songs I can recommend under the Re-Up heading. Click on each album cover for more information and song link to play the song.  Right-click and ‘Save Link As’ to download song. Albums: Songs: ▲POPDRONE – Belong To (internet only) All Tiny Creatures ft. Justin Vernon – An Iris (from Harbors out early… Read more →

Vampire Weekend – Contra

My first album review of the new decade and it’s an album from a  band that irritates me in an unexplainable, unreasonable way.  Back in ’07 my buddy Ken and I went to the Rickshaw Stop to see our favorite Swedish band at the time, Shout Out Louds. My first time at Rickshaw Stop; we walked in, fought our way… Read more →