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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 specific elements, the defining elements, of the…   Read Story »
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 candy. Hard to know what to…   Read Story »
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 is proving "Giving Up The Gun" to be the…   Read Story »
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 via this new Very Best remix, which you can…   Read Story »
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 trio (plus drummer + multi-instrumentalist +…   Read Story »
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 Bowery Ballroom and the following night at Music Hall Of…   Read Story »
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 was paired with some…   Read Story »
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 Times profile: It was only natural to find the…   Read Story »
Brooklyn duo Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller aka Sleigh Bells quickly went from the kids down the hall with the homespun, beat-distorted serrated-pop CD-R to a Band To Watch and the toast of CMJ '09…   Read Story »
Odd Blood (2/9, Secretly Canadian) is arguably front-loaded, yes, but when you're listening to this joyful Caribbean-lined anthem it hardly matters. Download the single and its late-song Bee Gees…   Read Story »