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In a week full of big music videos, the one that generated the most conversation was, logically enough, the one that raised the most hackles. In this case, it was Lily Allen’s big comeback clip “Hard Out Here,” in which Allen uses her big platform by using outdated catchphrases and outdated music-video cliches to addre… More »

Less than six months after her tremendous debut album True Romance dropped, the young and artful UK pop singer Charli XCX gave us the first taste of her next record, a bubbly post-Spice Girls disco banger called “SuperLove.” It’s a hell of a lead single — the synth-swirling, heavily percussive Yeasayer remix we’re premiering below… More »

On a sunny day a couple of weeks ago I had the chance to sit down for a few minutes with the guys from Yeasayer to talk about their new record, Fragrant World. Maybe it was just the nice weather or everyone’s good mood, but it was hard to get too serious about much of… More »

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Strange Names – “Ricochet” (Yeasayer Remix)

Minneapolis dance trio Strange Names signed to the storied New York indie label Frenchkiss last summer, moved to Brooklyn, and began prepping their debut album…
Caitlin White | April 7, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Jon Hopkins – “I Remember” (Yeasayer Cover) & “Open Eye Signal (George FitzGerald Remix)”

The British producer Jon Hopkins makes finely sculpted conceptual dance music, and he's recently put together a mix for the Late Night Tales series, and…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2015 - 10:18 am

Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon – “I’m To Blame”

For years, Yeasayer singer and multi-instrumentalist (and Stereogum buddy) Anand Wilder and his friend Maxwell Kardon have been working on Break Line, a musical about…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2014 - 10:49 am

Anand Wilder – “Wedding Day”

Yeasayer guitarist and Stereogum pal Anand Wilder and Maxwell Kardon have been working on a musical called Break Line since 2004, before Yeasayer was eve…
Chris DeVille | May 28, 2014 - 10:49 am

Yeasayer – “Glass Of The Microscope” Video

Yeasayer filmed the video for "Glass Of The Microscope," the spacey track that ends their 2012 album Fragrant World, at Leiden University, an old medical-research…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2013 - 8:56 am

MS MR – “Hurricane (Yeasayer Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

In my music-consuming history, it's the rare band that cause me to feel genuinely unsettled. MS MR and Yeasayer, however, are two bands that have…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 14, 2013 - 12:21 pm

Governors Ball 2013 In Words And Photos

In 1994, when there were no Vines or Instagrams or Twitter feeds or blog updates to at least slightly numb one's FOMO, I watched MTV'…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 10, 2013 - 1:42 pm

Coachella 2013 Saturday: The Postal Service, Phoenix, The Make-Up, & More

Before we get into Saturday, let's not bury the day's big lede: R. Kelly joined Phoenix on stage to perform his biggest crossover that isn't…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 14, 2013 - 4:33 pm

Tegan And Sara – “Closer (Yeasayer Remix)”

Tegan And Sara and Yeasayer are two festival-standby rock bands who have been playing around with dance beats more and more lately, but they're taking…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2013 - 9:08 am

S.S. Coachella Jamaica Diary & Photos

The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,
Andrew Youssef | December 26, 2012 - 3:15 pm

Hear Liars, Yeasayer Cover Fleetwood Mac

Thus far this year, we've already heard one prominent, indie-centric Fleetwood Mac cover album: The all-star Just Tell Me That You Want Me – A
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2012 - 9:38 am

Hear Seltzer Boys (Suckers’ Austin Fisher, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder, Delicate Steve, Al Carlson) In This Snowboarding Video

Next year, Suckers’ Austin Fisher, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder, Delicate Steve’s Steve Marion and producer Al Carlson will put out a record as Seltzer Boys, a…
Corban Goble | October 17, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Yeasayer – “Reagan’s Skeleton” Video

I'm not sure if there's any connection, intentional or otherwise, but the brand-new clip for Yeasayer's "Reagan's Skeleton" -- a highlight from the band's recent…
Michael Nelson | October 11, 2012 - 11:13 am

Come To Nitehawk Cinema For The Opening Run Of DOSA HUNT, A Film By Amrit Singh

Some of you may remember the month of February, which was about eight months ago. On Valentine’s Day, I released the trailer for a film…
Amrit Singh | October 2, 2012 - 1:51 pm

Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A…
Aaron Lariviere | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

Yeasayer – “Longevity” Video

In Yeasayer's video for "Longevity," a jittery track from their new album Fragrant World, we see the band playing the song while frontman Chris Keating…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2012 - 9:47 am
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