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What Have Vampire Weekend Been Up To Since Modern Vampires Of The City?

Vampire Weekend released their instant-classic third LP Modern Vampires Of The City on May 14, 2013. It was a different world back then: We were…
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2017 - 1:51 pm

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Baio Cover White Town’s “Your Woman” In His Stereogum Session

Just about a month ago, Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio released his sophomore solo album, Man Of The World. This afternoon, he stopped by the…
James Rettig | August 1, 2017 - 5:26 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We're two days removed from the Super Bowl and -- more importantly, at least for the purposes of this column -- the Super Bowl halftime
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2016 - 12:03 pm

More Baio stories

Baio – “Man Of The World” Video

Just last week Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio played a Stereogum Session in support of his recently released sophomore solo album Man Of The World.
Peter Helman | August 7, 2017 - 10:32 am

Baio – “Out of Tune”

Next week, Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio will release his sophomore album, Man Of The World -- the follow-up to his 2015 debut, The Names
James Rettig | June 23, 2017 - 10:08 am

Baio – “PHILOSOPHY!” Video

Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio has been making delightful pop music on his own for quite a while now, and his sophomore album Man Of
Peter Helman | June 19, 2017 - 8:32 am


Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio has been releasing music under his last name for years now, and in 2015 he finally put out his debut…
James Rettig | June 16, 2017 - 9:00 am


It's been four years since the last Vampire Weekend album, and in that time, we've gotten solo projects from former producer Rostam, drummer Chris Tomson,…
Peter Helman | May 12, 2017 - 12:13 am

Stereogum At Lollapalooza 2016: Toyota Music Den Recap

For its 25th anniversary this year, Lollapalooza expanded by an extra day for a four-day festival with a crowded lineup and a lot of festivalgoers…
Ryan Leas | August 1, 2016 - 2:08 pm

Stereogum At Lollapalooza 2016: Toyota Music Den Artist Portraits

Lollapalooza returned to Chicago's Grant Park for the festival's 25th anniversary this past weekend. Stereogum was on site once again, hosting more intimate performances from…
Stereogum | August 1, 2016 - 12:57 pm

The Mountain Goats – “Summer” (War Cover)

The Mountain Goats have recorded a cover of War's "Summer" for their contribution to Amazon Music's new Songs Of Summer playlist, which also contains new…
James Rettig | May 4, 2016 - 10:18 am

Baio – “The Names” Video

Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij just announced his departure from the band, and Ezra Koenig and Chris Tomson are off campaigning for Bernie Sanders. Meanwhile, bassist…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2016 - 9:23 am

Watch Baio Perform “Sister Of Pearl” On Seth Meyers

Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio just released his very enjoyable debut solo album, The Names, so he stopped by Seth Meyers last night to perform…
James Rettig | September 18, 2015 - 10:28 am

Stream Baio The Names

After a couple of EPs and a few years of solo work under his belt, Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio has finally arrived at his debut…
James Rettig | September 15, 2015 - 1:08 pm

Baio – “The Names”

On his own, Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio makes warm, homespun, gently emotive dance-pop. He's been releasing singles and EPs for a few years, and…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2015 - 9:43 am
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