Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio is trading Ivy League pop rock for a clubbier sound. Baio is set to release his first solo EP called Sunburn on May 21 through
Greco-Roman, an independent label based in Berlin and London that produces predominantly electronic music.
“Tanto,” the first song streaming from Sunburn, is a six-and-a-half-minute tune with snaps, steel drums and vocals courtesy of Chilean singer/producer Matias Aguayo. Check out the dates for Baio’s DJ sets and take a listen to “Tanto” and below.
3- San Francisco, Calif. @ Popscene
12- Toronto, Ontario @ Hoxton
25- New York, N.Y. @ Le Bain at The Starland
15- London, U.K. @ Lovebox
15- London, U.K. @ XOYO