Friday, January 8, 2010


"The key to enjoying Contra, Vampire Weekend's second collection of blissfully erudite yacht-punk... "

I love the idea of this category! What defines it? Can you guys think of other examples of yacht-punk? Marcy and I just came up with a few this morning:
The Decemberists?
Tom Tom Club?
They Might Be Giants?
Ben Folds Five (but NOT Ben Folds solo)?


  1. Why am I thinking Haircut 100 or The Saltines?

  2. Ooo, I'm LOVING Haircut 100! Which makes me wanna add Spandau Ballet?

  3. What makes them yacht-punk and not just yacht-rock? And should Vampire Weekend be pissed or jazzed about this? I'm guessing pissed.


Weekend reading recommendation here!

This interview is fantastic. Quincy is the man!