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'Weekend' warriors: Vampire boys still have bite

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  • Newspaper section: Brunch
  • Writer: Chanun Poomsawai
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The New York indie rock outfit take their idiosyncratic pop sound to dizzying new heights with their third studio album, showing musical growth and the intelligent songwriting for which they have become known 


Back in 2010, Brooklyn four-piece Vampire Weekend were one of the first indie bands popular enough for local concert promoters to bring to our shores. At the time, they were on tour for their second studio album, Contra, and spent the year headlining some of the world's largest music festivals. Their crisp 75-minute Bangkok set may have been an afterthought following the band's busy touring schedule earlier that year, and it left a lot of gig-goers high and dry (us included). But given Vampire Weekend's unique brand of indie-afro-punk-pop, we can't help but look forward to their releases.

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