Bob Christgau On Vampire Weekend: “I Found Myself Scrawling ‘Jonas Brothers!’ In My Notebook”


Here we have the Dean taking on our Rancid-covering, (briefly) chart-topping heroes, and of course, their haters. “This is all still privilege. But it’s no closer to ruling-class power than it is to the affluence of the average American geekboy who gets to insult music he resents online.” SHAZAM. As the guy who knows more about the music VW is allegedly stealing than anyone accusing them of stealing it, it’s good to have Bob involved. Let’s just say he has a way of dominating the conversation.

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