Vampire Weekend at Bowery Ballroom: Backlash Is For People Who Care About Backlash

Last time I saw hometown heroes Vampire Weekend at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in September of 2007, the positive hype was high, uber Anonymous blog readers had already begun to revolt, and their album hadn’t even come out yet. Fast forward to last Wednesday night, January 30th–the boys were back in town, playing the …

Vampire Weekend on Letterman Tonight

Vampire Weekend was just on Letterman. If you saw the performance, you’d already know that they performed their TRL-approved single, “A-Punk,” off their recently released self-titled album. As the performance was taped on Tuesday night, they were wearing the same clothes that folks saw them dressed in later at their Bowery Ballroom show. (See photo …

Vampire Weekend’s “A-Punk” Video

Watch the video for Vampire Weekend‘s catchy tune, “A-Punk.” Directed by Hammer & Tong. I’m assuming the entire video was just one shot? Y/N? Vampire Weekend’s self-titled first full-length album will drop on Beggars and XL Records (UK) at the end of the month. The VW boys will play two sold out shows at Bowery …