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Contra

19 Mar

Contra

I almost started this review gushing about how awesome the internet is. That is so, so, so lame, but, still, it’s impossible to avoid the fact that the internet has changed a hell of a lot in a hell of a short time. Even if you think back to just five years ago, you’ll see just how much this is true. Facebook didn’t exist then; people still had to actually talk to their friends to keep up with them! YouTube didn’t exist, either; that new Lady Gaga video would take just a bit longer than eight hours to make a full circle around the world. It’s especially hard to ignore all of this when you’re talking about Vampire Weekend. In that strange, far-away time five years ago, nobody would have ever thought that a band like Vampire Weekend could exist. These days, though, anything is possible.

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