Six years is a mighty long time in the music industry; and in the case of Vampire Weekend it has brought about a dawning of maturity and sombre reflection, as can be seen on their new album Father of the Bride. Ezra Koenig has always been an artistically abstract songwriter, but his latest batch of tracks here have seen him take the spiritual journey of life, death and everything in between. Continue reading “Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride: Album Review”
In 2008 I was a care free 11 year old just starting to find his own musical niche, back then my influences came in the form of my parents who were big on the indie rock scene of the time (as was the case for most back then). Being able to reflect back now demonstrates just how great a year 2008 was for innovative, groundbreaking music; so these are my top ten albums of a star-studded year.
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