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. And now, following a video for lead single "PHILOSOPHY!," he's shared another for the LP's title track, in which he is greenscreened onto various landmarks around the globe. Watch below.
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 Stereogum offices this afternoon to do a couple songs for us. He performed "Out Of Tune," "Philosophy!," and the title track from his new album, and closed things out with…
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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 -- and we've already heard two tracks from it, "PHILOSOPHY!" and "DANGEROUE ANAMAL," and today Baio has shared a third, "Out Of Tune." Listen to it below.
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 The World is arriving next week. We've heard lead single "PHILOSOPHY!" and "DANGEROUE ANAMAL," and now he's shared a video for the former, directed by his frequent collaborator Daniel Navetta.
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 album, The Names. He's following that up with his sophomore record, called Man Of The World, at the end of the month. We've already heard "PHILOSOPHY!," and today he's shared…
At the beginning of last year, Rostam Batmanglij announced that he was leaving Vampire Weekend to focus on his solo career. Since then, he's shared a couple of songs and put out an entire album with the Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser, and now he's officially announced his solo debut. It'll be called Half-Light, and along with…
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Christopher Baio is best known for being the bassist for the New York City-based indie rock band Vampire Weekend. But a few years ago, he started a solo project under the stage name Baio. I met Chris backstage at the Biltmore while his mouth was full of delicious humus. The Biltmore was too loud and […]
XL Recordings label head Richard Russell's new project Everything Is Recorded is a focal point in this month's excellent New Yorker profile of the London-based label that's been responsible for the success of Adele, Vampire Weekend, the xx, and many others. After spending two decades serving as one of the people responsible for the label's…
Baio (the solo project of Vampire Weekend bass player Chris Baio) has announced his next studio album. Out June 30, Man of the World is the follow-up to Baio’s 2015 album The Names and is led by a new single. Listen to “PHILOSOPHY!” below. Show More Summary