i have been on a vampire weekend kick for the last couple of months. at first i wasn't into them. jo mentioned wanting to see them in brooklyn and i passed. but now i'm kicking myself because all the hype has made it impossible for me to catch them at bowery. their two nights are sold out and i am trying to scheme my way in, but i think it's unlikely. how did they all go to my school when i was there and we were never friends? ok, huge college, that is stupid. but no fair.
i feel a bit predictable that i'm now downloading their references, trying to see where they are plucking things. ladysmith black mambazo, paul simon's graceland. oh the power of soulseek.