Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio Readies Solo EP For May 21

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Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio Readies Solo EP For May 21

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.

May
3- San Francisco, Calif. @ Popscene ?
12- Toronto, Ontario @ Hoxton?
25- New York, N.Y. @ Le Bain at The Starland?

June
15- London, U.K. @ Lovebox?
15- London, U.K. @ XOYO