It sounds like a band trapped in 2007, trying to imitate the likings of My Chemical Romance and The Used. But, they're not. Vampire Weekend is an inde rock band formed in New York, known for their pop infused choruses and afrobeat trances. They recently won the Grammy for the Best Alternative Album for their album "Modern Vampires in the City".
Vampire Weekend makes me want to wear collared blouses under sweaters with oxfords.
Favorite Album: Modern Vampires of the City
Michael Angelako's voice is such an unexpected pleasure. Passion Pit feels like happiness, and it always makes me peppy and I can't help but to bob my head to the beat.
Favorite Album: Gossamer
Recommended Songs: Little Secret, Carried Away, I'll Be Alright, Cry Like a Ghost
Cue the banjo and fiddle, Mumford & Sons are here.
I don't know if it's the lyrics, the aggressive English voices or the beards, but there is something so undeniable about Mumford & Sons. They're my aesthetic--they feel like the color brown and their lyrics are almost always allegorical. Marcus Mumford's voice is an ocean of deep verses, and I can't help but to fall in.
Mumford & Sons sounds so much better through headphones than out loud. You can really feel the brood, the feeling, that way. Mumford & Sons makes me want to frolic through fields with a flower crown while planning the demise of my enemies.