Welcome to "Nothing Not New," a yearlong project in which New Times editorial operations manager Jay Bennett, a 40-year-old music fan and musician, will listen only to music released in 2010. Why? Because in the words of his editor, Martin Cizmar, he suffers from "aesthetic atrophy," a wasting away of one's ability to embrace new and different music as one ages. Read more about this all-too-common ailment here.
Vampire Weekend is one of those hipster bands that all my younger and cooler friends and colleagues seemed to be talking about two years ago. At the time, I liked the band name and had high hopes for them, until I finally saw a promotional video for one of their songs on MTVu. I thought: That's not what a band with a name like Vampire Weekend should like.
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