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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 a Pennsylvania coal town. The…   Read Story »
Yeasayer guitarist and Stereogum pal Anand Wilder and Maxwell Kardon have been working on a musical called Break Line since 2004, before Yeasayer was even formed. The project -- which, per a press…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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 university in the Netherlands, where…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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 somehow managed to rattle me. "The Children" from…   Read Story »
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's coverage of the Woodstock re-up as a means to dull my anger…   Read Story »
From Tegan And Sara and Death Cab For Cutie to Gotye and Florence + The Machine, Yeasayer are sirens of the remix arts. This time around they've put a spin on Crystal Fighters' "You & I" from the…   Read Story »
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 from the Space Jam soundtrack, "Ignition (Remix)." Not…   Read Story »
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 opposite approaches: Bright, uplifting clarity…   Read Story »