Infobox musical artist
Name = Yeasayer
Background = group_or_band
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Indie rock Experimental rock
Years_active = 2006 – Present
Label = We Are Free
Current_members = Anand Wilder Chris Keating Ira Wolf Tuton Luke Fasano
Yeasayer (IPAEng|ˈjeɪˌseɪ.ɚ) is an experimental band based in
Brooklyn, New York. Live performances include trippy, psychedelic visuals projected in the background.
The band members are Anand Wilder, Chris Keating, Ira Wolf Tuton, and Luke Fasano. They describe their music as "Middle Eastern-psych-snap-gospel".Fact|date=January 2008
The band first came to national attention after appearing at the
SXSWfestival in early 2007. [cite web | url=http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1555639/20070326/winehouse_amy.jhtml | title = Seven Bands from SXSW That Will Matter | date = 27 March 2007| accessdate = 2007-10-29 | publisher = MTV.com]
Their first single consisted of the tracks "Sunrise" and "2080".
They were featured on episode 47 of
Yeasayer toured with
MGMTand Man Manduring the spring of 2008 in the United Statesand will continue on to United Kingdomand Europe. [cite news|url=http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/news/47595-yeasayer-announce-big-2008-tour|title=Yeasayer Announce Big 2008 Tour|Last=Maher|first=Dave|publisher=Pitchfork|date=2007-12-12|accessdate=2008-01-08] They will also play at Hove Festival2008. [ [http://www.hovefestivalen.no/Default.aspx?articleID=583 Hove Festival home page] ] . They performed at Lollapalooza 2008 (Chicago's Grant Park). They also appeared at Reading/Leeds Festival 2008 on the NME/BBC1 stage. Yeasayer performed at Pavallion on Roskilde Festival 2008. Yeasayer provided support to Beckon the European leg of his Modern Guilttour in Summer 2008.
Yeasayer also performed a public,
a cappellaconcert, a "Take Away Show", on a French metro in February, 2008, filmed by Vincent Moon of The Blogothèque. Their trip on the metro led them to an apartment, where they continued their uproarious concert for the guests of a party. [cite news|url=http://www.blogotheque.net/Yeasayer,3966|title=Yeasayer - Yeasayer - LA BLOGOTHEQUE]
All Hour Cymbals" ( We Are Free, October 23, 2007)
* [http://yeasayer.net yeasayer.net] - Band website
* [http://www.nowwearefree.com www.nowwearefree.com] - Label website
* [http://scheduletwo.com/video/yeasayer set of Yeasayer live videos at scheduletwo.com]
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