In case you haven't yet gotten your fill, over the past couple of years, of artists beating Aaliyah samples into a flavorless pulp, not to worryYeasayer frontman Chris Keating has got your back. In a Rolling Stone interview published this week, Keating recalls being struck by watching high sc ... More >>
Yeasayer joined the late-naughts "Brooklyn band" explosion shortly after their debut All Hour Cymbals was released in 2007. Their second record, 2010's Odd Blood, received similar acclaim, and the band even reached the summer-shed circuit thanks to gigs with the Flaming Lips and Weezer.
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The past two years have been good to Brooklyn-based band Yeasayer. While they released their second album Odd Blood a little over a year ago, "Ambling Alp" and "O.N.E." shot them to stardom in the blogosphere and mainstream music circles in the fall of 2009. Their popularity was, in large pa ... More >>
Yeasayer stopped by Conan last night to debut "Devil And The Deed," a taut, herky-jerky track that uses the upper ranges of lead singer Chris Keating's voice to fine effect and has a lovely, tinkling keyboard break. The band's on tour right now; their headlining show at Terminal 5 on June 18 is sold ... More >>
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had no trouble defeating this new batch of super-villains
So Brooklyn electro-jam-band Yeasayer's new record, Odd Blood, is out this week. Here are some thoughts on it. They seem like lovely people. The whole press-photo thing, though, seems to give them trou ... More >>
Yeasayer' Chris Keating, looking sharp. Photo by Santiago Felipe.In this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla recounts the charms of Odd Blood, Yeasayer's latest fretless-bass campfire dance party, Stacey Anderson watches Obama's State of the Union with Gil Scott-Heron, Drew Hinshaw on the retu ... More >>
"I'd love to get Prince into the studio one time before he dies."
Jas is the one not drinking.
For the last five years, Simian Mobile Disco, the British production powerhouse of James Ford and Jas Shaw, have been reshaping people's musical expectations by turning EDM into pop music and back again ... More >>