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 In this case, it was Lily Allen’s big comeback clip “Hard Out Here,” in which Allen uses her big platform by using outdated catchphrases and outdated music-video cliches to address… More »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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yeasayer Bring “Ambling Alp” To Fallon

Had enough Yeasayer this week? There's one more stop on the Odd Blood media-saturated goodwill tour we're checking in with this morning, that being the…
Amrit Singh | February 11, 2010 - 9:17 am

Yeasayer/Class Actress/Javelin @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2/9/10

After getting artsy in L.A. earlier this week, Yeasayer returned to their adopted home in time for a snowstorm, and for two sold-out shows at…
Amrit Singh | February 10, 2010 - 3:06 pm

Yeasayer/Warpaint @ Natural History Museum, Los Angeles 2/5/10

L.A.'s Natural History Museum invited Yeasayer to headline their most recent First Fridays event, because Yeasayer love playing museums. Like that Guggenheim show, the band…
Amrit Singh | February 8, 2010 - 9:15 am

Yeasayer – “O.N.E. (XXXChange Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

The often excellent Odd Blood is a step into new directions for Yeasayer, and vocalist Chris Keating touched upon their process in a recent NY
Amrit Singh | February 5, 2010 - 10:19 am