Chris Baio

SPIN at Lollapalooza 2016: Day 3 at Toyota Music Den with the Front Bottoms, the Joy Formidable, and More

After an epic closing set from Radiohead the night before, fatigue began to show on the concertgoers as the gates opened on Day 3 of…
Drew Fortune / July 31, 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

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

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 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 ‘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

Vampire Weekend’s Baio Leaks Pair of New Songs

Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio (who, yes, if you didn't know, counts Scott Baio as a second cousin) has shared a pair of new dance…
Chris Martins / August 31, 2012

Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio Gets a Model Tan in ‘Sunburn Modern’ Video

Last month, when Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio released his three-song solo EP, Tanto, the record might have come as a surprise to listeners who…
Marc Hogan / June 21, 2012