Tag: Vampire Weekend

Ra Ra Riot shakes up SoFla
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Ra Ra Riot shakes up SoFla

Amid the Middle Eastern décor and the smell of herbs at Fort Lauderdale’s The Culture Room, I sleepily stood on the second-floor HiBar ready to discover a semi-underground indie rock band on a school night. But Ra Ra Riot’s first concert in South Florida definitely kept me wide awake.

A coven of vampires that doesn’t suck
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A coven of vampires that doesn’t suck

If you could sit through a Malawi-born vocalist-DJ duo called The Very Best that felt out of place outside of a dance club and Beach House, an atmospheric indie outfit with droning synths and a vocalist with an androgynous, nasally voice, you were handsomely rewarded by Vampire Weekend’s set at the Jackie Gleason Theatre this past weekend.

Bite into a new hit album
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Bite into a new hit album

The sophomore slump is something that hits everyone from singers and musicians to college students. It’s usually unavoidable and accepted as a fact of life and art: a band’s second album probably won’t be as good as its first. Vampire Weekend, however, avoids that fate with “Contra,” its upbeat second album.

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