Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio Signs to Glassnote for Solo LP
Published Apr 20, 2015Over the last couple of years, Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio has issued a few short-form electronic releases under the mononym Baio. Now, he's signed a record deal in anticipation of his first solo full-length.
On Twitter, Baio announced that he has signed with Glassnote Music. While there's no firm information about his debut album currently available, he promised that it would be out this summer. Discogs page, that would add up to 10 songs. Most recently, Baio's "On&On&On&On" / "Missive" 12-inch came out back in the fall.
Update: Baio said in a press release [via Pitchfork] that the album would contain "Bowie and Ferry-influenced pop songs and dumbsmart arena techno."
Meanwhile, Baio played bass on a couple cuts on the new album from the Very Best.