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Yeasayer engage their psychedelic realm

When Googling Yeasayer bassist Ira Wolf Tuton, autocomplete brings up this search: "Ira Wolf Tuton girlfriend."
Brooklyn bounce
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  August 31, 2012

Yeasayer | Fragrant World

To promote their excellent third album, Fragrant World, Brooklyn's resident art-pop weirdos sent their fans on a psychedelic audio-visual Internet scavenger hunt.
Secretly Canadian (2012)
By RYAN REED  |  August 17, 2012

Pete Kilpatrick keeps the home blazes burning

If anyone has grown up right in front of his fans, it's Pete Kilpatrick.
Fire away
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 23, 2012
[live review + samcam video] Yeasayer @ Royale

[live review + samcam video] Yeasayer @ Royale

Brooklyn-based psychedelic electropop group YEASAYER put on a blinding spectacle of a performance at last night’s sold out show at Royale. Before taking the stage,...
By Sam Ueda  |  June 10, 2011

Have you seen Yeasayer's new video for "Madder Red"?

Because it's pretty weird. It's not the storyline we pictured accompanying this song. Actually, it's not the storyline we pictured accompanying any song. It's got...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  August 19, 2010


Photos: Yeasayer and Sleigh Bells

Photos of Yeasayer and Sleigh Bells on tour.
Yeasayer and Sleigh Bells, live at the Paradise Rock Club, May 3, 2010
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  May 07, 2010
Video, photos, review: Yeasayer and Sleigh Bells at the Paradise

Video, photos, review: Yeasayer and Sleigh Bells at the Paradise

10 MORE PHOTOS: Yeasayer + Sleigh Bells at the Paradise, May 3, 2010Drunk at Pitchfork’s Saturday-night South By Southwest showcase last March, I coaxed SLEIGH...
By P. Nick Curran  |  May 06, 2010

Contemporary heart

Music is really just a form of time, so it makes sense that our many musics represent the many different ways we wrangle with this irritatingly linear mortal coil.
Yeasayer and Sleigh Bells open the present
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  April 30, 2010
Coachella 2010:  Yeasayer Interview

Coachella 2010: Yeasayer Interview

Chris from Yeasayer explains "Ambling Alp" and talks about classic rock albums with Keith and Fletcher.DOWNLOAD:  WFNX Coachella Interview Yeasayer.mp3 To download podcast, right click...
By Fletcher  |  April 16, 2010


Yeasayer | Odd Blood

Yeasayer have created a decadent, densely produced mess of a second album.
Secretly Canadian (2010)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  February 12, 2010

Local Natives | Gorilla Manor

Afropoppy, orchestral and baroque, driven by catchy three-part harmonies, Fleet Foxes/Andrew Bird–inspired, yadda-yadda-yadda.
Frenchkiss (2010)
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  February 12, 2010

The future is now

Even with all the promise of the new year ahead, it's hard not to feel a little stiffed in the Future of Mankind department. Here it is, 2010, and there's nary a flying car to be seen.
No teleportation, but lots of rad new albums
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 01, 2010

Bad, bad decade: 20 Worst Alternative Rock Albums of the 2000s

Last month, WFNX invited its listeners to pick the Top 101 Alternative Albums of the Decade. The methodology: throw 400 albums into a random-generating web...
By Carly Carioli  |  December 30, 2009

2009: The top 10 in pop music

Hmm, lots of women, a few old dudes, and some African banjo (not to be confused with Steve Martin's Hollywood banjo).
Music you need to own
By JIM MACNIE  |  December 25, 2009

Art Rock at Art School

Art Rock at Art School

Brooklyn’s Yeasayer gets around. Setting the stage for their forthcoming Odd Blood, the critically-celebrated indie outfit recently did a gig at the Guggenheim. The chanting,...
By webteam  |  November 11, 2009

Hipster University

On-campus concerts — for us graduates or college abstainers — offer a lot to complain about, but it’s worth taking a chance on a college gig or two this year.  
College rock hits the campus circuit
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  October 16, 2008