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Concerts

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March 13, 2008 The band artfully layers tribal drums, atmospheric overtones and steady, funk bass lines at SXSW.

Studio Sessions

Yeasayer

November 29, 2012 On Fragrant World, the band adopts a sparser sound. Hear Yeasayer perform live in the studio.

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Yeasayer performs at the Cutting Room Studios in New York City.

April 27, 2010 With more miles and experience under its belt, Yeasayer returns to KEXP for a second session.

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March 19, 2010 Yeasayer play their unique blend of synth-pop and world music on this World Cafe session.

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November 1, 2007 Hear the atmospheric and funky Brooklyn band in a performance recorded live at the CMJ Festival.

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December 14, 2010 All Songs Considered listeners cast thousands of votes for the year's best music. See their Top 25.

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June 29, 2010 See the Top 20 albums of the year to date, as selected by NPR listeners.

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Yeasayer; Jason Frank Rothenberg

February 11, 2010 "O.N.E." is propelled by irresistible grooves that entwine live drums with programmed beats.

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Shout Out Louds Wide

January 4, 2010 The latest All Songs Considered mix features Yeasayer, Broken Bells and more.

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January 16, 2008 The song "2080" nicely demonstrates the way Yeasayer bends genres and styles to its will.

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January 14, 2008 The "Middle Eastern-Psych-Pop-Snap-Gospel" band impressively updates Eno/Byrne's music.

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December 28, 2007 The best of Second Stage: 10 musicians who made remarkable recordings that were largely overlooked.

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November 23, 2007 Brooklyn-based Yeaysayer describes its sound as "Middle Eastern-Psych-Pop-Snap-Gospel."

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News

December 31, 2007 NPR's Bob Boilen highlights artists to listen for in 2008 and new trends in the music industry.

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Reviews

Yeasayer; Jason Frank Rothenberg

February 11, 2010 "O.N.E." is propelled by irresistible grooves that entwine live drums with programmed beats.

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January 16, 2008 The song "2080" nicely demonstrates the way Yeasayer bends genres and styles to its will.

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January 14, 2008 The "Middle Eastern-Psych-Pop-Snap-Gospel" band impressively updates Eno/Byrne's music.

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More Stories

KCEP in Las Vegas can't stop playing Avant's new jam, "You and I," which features R&B singer Keke Wyatt.

November 16, 2012 Download new music from Avant, Yeasayer, Shovels & Rope, The Stray Birds and Robert Francis.

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September 20, 2012 The trippy Brooklyn trio performs a synth-driven and beats-heavy "Blue Paper" at WFUV in New York.

Yeasayer's new album, Fragrant World, comes out August 21.

August 12, 2012 On Fragrant World, the band makes playful party music for worried minds and uncertain futures.

July 7, 2010 Will Butler talks with the band about its current success.

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December 19, 2007 From French electronica and melancholy songwriters to worldly rock, WXPN picks 2007's best debuts.

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  • Artist: Yeasayer
  • Label: Secretly Canadian
  • Released: 2012
 

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  • Released: 2010
 

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  • Album: All Hour Cymbals
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  • Label: We Are Free
  • Released: 2007