SXSW 2008: Yeasayer Yeasayer filters the Talking Heads through a fish-eye lens, picks up a Roxy Music record and heaps up the energy of a gospel choir. The band artfully layers tribal drums, atmospheric overtones and steady, funk bass lines in a very natural and exciting way. Hear a performance from SXSW.

SXSW 2008: Yeasayer

Yeasayer in Concert at SXSW 3/13/08

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Yeasayer filters the rhythms of Talking Heads through a fish-eye lens, picks up a Roxy Music record, and heaps on the energy of a gospel choir. The Brooklyn band's debut, All Hour Cymbals, artfully layers tribal drums, atmospheric overtones, and steady funk basslines in a natural and exciting way. Hear a concert recorded live at the Parish in Austin, Tex., on March 13, 2008.

Hear the other bands from this concert: Vampire Weekend, Bon Iver, A.A. Bondy, Jens Lekman, Shout Out Louds.

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