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SPIN at Sasquatch 2016: Toyota Music Den Schedule

Situated in the hills of George, Washington at the Gorge Amphitheatre, the annual Sasquatch Music Festival is undoubtedly one of the most scenic festival experiences…
SPIN Staff / May 24, 2016

Watch Bleached, Baio, and Beach Slang Live from SPIN at Stubb’s

While CHVRCHES and Deftones topped the bill on the main stage at SPIN's 14th annual South by Southwest day party at Stubb's, an impressive array…
SPIN Staff / April 13, 2016

Watch Deftones, CHVRCHES, Vince Staples and More Play SPIN’s SXSW Party at Stubb’s

SPIN celebrated its 14th annual South By Southwest day party at Stubb’s last Friday, March 18, presented by Harley-Davidson and Bud Light, with an eclectic lineup featuring Deftones, CHVRCHES,…
SPIN Staff / March 25, 2016

SXSW 2016: CHVRCHES, D∆WN, Beach Slang, and More Join SPIN at Stubb’s

SPIN threw its annual South by Southwest party at Stubb's presented by Harley-Davidson and Bud Light last week, featuring performances by CHVRCHES, Deftones, Vince Staples, D∆WN, Baio,…
SPIN Staff / March 21, 2016

SXSW 2016: CHVRCHES, Vince Staples, Deftones, and More Dominate the Stubb’s Stage

SPIN held its annual South By Southwest day party at Stubb's on Friday, presented by Harley-Davidson and Bud Light, which featured a diverse array of…
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2016

SPIN’s 2016 Stubb’s SXSW Showcase: Vince Staples, D∆WN, White Lung, and More

Austin's South by Southwest music festival is rapidly approaching (March 15 through March 20), and SPIN will be throwing our 14th annual SPIN at Stubb's showcase, presented by Harley-Davidson…
Rachel Brodsky / March 2, 2016

Baio Strolls Through the Park With a Human Skull in ‘The Names’ Video

Baio has shared the charmingly weird music video for "The Names," the title track from his 2015 solo debut. The Vampire Weekend bassist directed the short…
James Grebey / February 4, 2016

R.I.P. Vampire Weekend Mk. 1

Ryan Dombal of Pitchfork recently observed to Rostam Batmanglij in an interview that "there are probably more young artists in Brooklyn who would rather produce…
Dan Weiss / January 27, 2016

Get Into a Groove With BAIO’s Spaced-Out Daytrotter Session

Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio, who released his debut solo album, The Names, last year, took the time out of his touring schedule to record a sublime…
James Grebey / January 4, 2016

BAIO Drops ‘The Names’ Remix Collection, Announces Tour

Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio released his solo debut, The Names, earlier this fall, and now he's shared an "expansion pack" — a 7-track collection of…
James Grebey / November 17, 2015

BAIO Burns a Hole in the Dance Floor With ‘Sister of Pearl’ Performance

Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio — or BAIO as he's calling his new project — just released his debut solo album The Names and to celebrate, he…
Brennan Carley / September 18, 2015

Review: BAIO Fires Off Musical Synapses on Brainy Solo Debut, ‘The Names’

Really smart people are always weird; it’s part of their charm. When Vampire Weekend were just starting out, much of their story revolved around being…
James Grebey / September 17, 2015

Vampire Weekend’s BAIO Is Streaming His Solo Debut ‘The Names’ in Full

Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio is set to release his solo debut as BAIO this Friday, September 18, on Glassnote. That record's called The Names and…
Colin Joyce / September 15, 2015

Vampire Weekend’s Baio Shaves His Beard in Acoustic, Intimate ‘Sister of Pearl’ Performance

Vampire Weekend's Christopher Baio is set to release his debut solo album The Names on September 18 via Glassnote, but today he's shared a pair of…
Colin Joyce / September 8, 2015

Vampire Weekend’s Baio Shares Title Track From Upcoming Solo LP, ‘The Names’

Chris Baio, Vampire Weekend's bassist, has shared the intricate title track of his debut solo-LP as Baio, The Names. The song fits snuggly in with…
James Grebey / August 18, 2015

Vampire Weekend’s Baio Shares ‘Sister of Pearl,’ Off of His Upcoming Solo Album

Chris Baio, the bassist for Vampire Weekend, is set to release his first solo album this fall as Baio. He released the pulsing first listen,…
James Grebey / June 16, 2015

Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio Announces New Solo Record, ‘The Names’

Vampire Weekend fans, semi-rejoice: founding member and the band's bassist, Chris Baio, has just announced his debut solo record (as Baio) called The Names. "The…
Brennan Carley / May 26, 2015

Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio Preps for Solo Tour With 41-Minute Dance Mix

When Chris Baio isn't playing bass for Vampire Weekend, he's cutting together electronic tracks under his solo surname, Baio. Last fall, the multifaceted Mr. Baio…
Kyle McGovern / January 31, 2014