From the New York Times, Home Turf for a Band With Global Reach: Vampire Weekend Brings Its Tour to the Barclays Center, by Jon Caramanica:
That arena in Brooklyn doesn’t feel like the monument it was intended to be, or the rude intrusion it seemed destined to be. It sits there, more or less quietly, taking in several thousand people on game or show nights, then expelling them with little fanfare. Post-event, the crowds tend to dissipate quickly. After Jay Z played eight shows to open the Barclays Center last fall, it became just another local landmark. It can be hard to remember what all the fuss was about.