March 9, 2008

Breaking News

Keyboardist of Vampire Weekend eaten alive by absurd over sized python-like scarf during Saturday Night Live performance - Paul Simon loving Izod models already lining up to replace him and The Preppy Handbook 2008 Edition earns a footnote.

My neutrality towards this band has evolved into disdain post SNL appearance. I am sure they are nice guys and all but they're like staring at the squares in Cry-Baby had the group entered into Columbia University. And as far as cycles in music go I guess it has been long enough since Graceland's release or the last rise of Ska / African hybrid music for Vampire Weekend to sound like a breath of change in the Indie 2.0 scene no less to kids who aren't old enough to have lived through this stuff the last time around.


4 comments:

  1. Maybe the key'bored'ist is just covering a huge goiter. You ever think of that? Well, did ya? Huh?

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    This was some of the least enjoyable music I have heard in a long time. Thank god I got a hold of the new Portishead yesterday and i can try to cleanse my ears. I am glad to see that you have taken to Indie2.0, how about 'UndieRock'? Maybe thats just the Pussycat Dolls.

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  2. Sean was fast-forwarding through their performance, but stopped for about 10 seconds. It was enough time for him to declare it "embarrassing" and proclaim "they're like haircut 100!". Ugh, ugh. ugh.

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  3. hey it all wraps around to my David Spade, Hollywood Minute take on the band.

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  4. This is so cool. I didn't realize that Saturday Night Live was still on the air. Does Brian Doyle-Murray still host from time to time?

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