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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 In this case, it was Lily Allen’s big comeback clip “Hard Out Here,” in which Allen uses her big platform by using outdated catchphrases and outdated music-video cliches to address… More »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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Sinkane – “Jeeper Creeper”

Yeasayer's Ahmed Gallab has an incredibly colorful back story, one that starts in Sudan before Omar El-Bashir took over and has since made stops in…
Corban Goble | November 28, 2011 - 4:48 pm
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Death Cab For Cutie – “Codes And Keys (Yeasayer Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Later this month, Death Cab For Cutie will release their Codes And Keys Remix EP. We've already posted remixes from Cut Copy, the 2 Bears,…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2011 - 10:11 am

Yeasayer Debut “Devil And The Deed” On Conan

Last night Yeasayer returned to television with the new song "Devil And The Deed," an anxious cut of backbeat new wave with Anand Wilder out…
Amrit Singh | May 24, 2011 - 11:14 am
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Yeasayer – “Swallowing The Decibels” & “Phoenix Wind”

This year's Record Store Day continued the tradition of being a candyland for limited-edition LP collectors and also a clearinghouse for bands wanting to support…
Amrit Singh | April 20, 2011 - 1:32 pm
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The 10 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's videos are weird. We've got new ones from Yeasayer, Cut Copy, Felix Cartal, and Craig Wedren, among many others. Off the top of…
jessica | February 18, 2011 - 6:14 pm
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Yeasayer – “I Remember” Video, Cover Of Seal’s “Crazy”

Yeasayer trotted out Odd Blood's "I Remember" on Valentine's Day for obvious reasons. Sophia Peer's suitably romantic video for the track melds Lionel Ritchie's "Hello,"
brandon | February 14, 2011 - 2:50 pm
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Yeasayer + Suckers Cover Alanis, Live, Blind Melon, The ’90s

Williamsburg is a Camel cigarette, the new Bedford Ave. Duane Reade has a wine bar inside of it, the yuppies are part of the firmament.
Amrit Singh | December 17, 2010 - 11:05 am
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Austin City Limits 2010 In Photos

Austin City Limits hosted some of the nicest weather in years alongside an impressive line up with main headliners The Strokes, Muse and the Eagles.
Andrew Youssef | October 14, 2010 - 2:35 pm

Brooklyn Indie Rockers <3 Phil Collins

Norwegian TV show Lydverket did an interview with Phil Collins, prefaced by interview clips with Neon Indian's Alan Palomo, Sleigh Bells' Derek Miller, and Yeasayer's…
jessica | September 24, 2010 - 5:31 pm
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Florence & The Machine – “Dog Days Are Over (Yeasayer Remix)”

Florence Welch's performance at this year's VMA's was a standout (though, admittedly, the rest of the VMAs was unusually boring). It turns out the the…
jessica | September 24, 2010 - 11:14 am
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Yeasayer- “Madder Red” (Henning Fürst Remix)

If you remix "Madder Red" they will come. This especially spacious slow-jam/soft-rock tweak of the Kristen Bell-approved Odd Blood lament comes courtesy of the Tough…
brandon | August 20, 2010 - 11:36 am

Yeasayer – “Madder Red” Video (Feat. Kristen Bell)

Perhaps the domineering power-caterer she played on Party Down (RIP) made you forget the softer side of Kristen Bell. Maybe you didn't realize a song…
Amrit Singh | August 13, 2010 - 12:32 pm
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Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2010 Lineup

Virgin Mobile's Festival will be free just like it was last year. And it'll happen September 25th at Maryland's Merriweather Post Pavilion. Sir Richard Branson…
jessica | July 20, 2010 - 11:24 am

Yeasayer – “Madder Red (The Golden Filter Remix)”

In March we heard Doctor Rosen Rosen's remix of Odd Blood lament "Madder Red," but it's time for Secretly Canadian to release a "Madder Red"
brandon | July 1, 2010 - 5:17 pm
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N.E.R.D. – “Hot-N-Fun (Yeasayer Remix)”

Man, I am so torn. Call a track "Hot-N-Fun" and I understand it as an attempt to be a fresh summer jam. Have Nellie Furtado…
Amrit Singh | July 1, 2010 - 4:11 pm
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Coachella 2010: Jay-Z, LCD, Disco Balls & Chandeliers

Four years into my Coachella career and I've never experienced an Indio spring so mild. It's a gift from the gods meaning Brooklynites like Scott…
Amrit Singh | April 17, 2010 - 9:39 pm
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Yeasayer – “Madder Red (DOCTOR ROSEN ROSEN Rx)”

In profiling XXXChange's remix of "O.N.E..," we learned Odd Blood was created with a specific mission: Chris Keating told the NYT the band found "the…
Amrit Singh | March 26, 2010 - 12:06 pm
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Yeasayer – “O.N.E.” Video

Directed by Radical Friend, the same duo behind their excellent (and top-rated NSFW) video for "Ambling Alp," Yeasayer's "O.N.E." clip has some seriously cool eye…
jessica | March 10, 2010 - 3:35 pm
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Vampire Weekend’s “Gun” Gets Mashed With Yeasayer, M.I.A.

If you look at Vampire Weekend as that endangered species of band that can collapse barriers in a fragmented, niche-driven music economy, then this week…
Amrit Singh | February 25, 2010 - 1:12 pm
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New Yeasayer – “Ambling Alp (The Very Best Remix)”

Still not done with these dudes this week: The song Yeasayer brought to Fallon last night gets an injection of some typically ebullient Esau Mwamwaya-isms…
Amrit Singh | February 11, 2010 - 2:33 pm
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