Ok, so the band known as Yeasayer has been around the blog circuit for a while, and they deserve it.
No really, they do. If Vampire Weekend was the first real band of "Web 2.0" then Yeasayer are definitely setting themselves up to be next in line, just as Fall Out Boy and Cold War Kids were children of Myspace and social networking sites. Yeasayer's phenomenal debut album, All Hour Cymbals, was dropped on Oct 23rd of last year but really started to pick up steam on the last legs of 2007. The band describes themselves as "Middle Eastern-psych-snap-gospel" which is a safe bet whilst describing their sound. The album is a mix of desert folk and psychedelic vibes all put together with a mix of indie rock.
Yeasayer is playing this weekend in Toronto with MGMT (which we contested some tickets away for) at the El Mocambo.
Sunrise - Yeasayer
2080 - Yeasayer
Wait for Summer - Yeasayer (Live)