[News] Vampire Weekend Bassist Chris Baio to Release Solo EP

Vampire Weekend's bassist Chris Baio has announced that he will be releasing a solo EP, titled Sunburn, through Hot Chip's Joe Goddard's co-run label Greco-Roman. The EP, which is set for release on May 21st, will include three tracks, one of which, titled "Tanto," is a collaborative effort with Matias Aguayo. "Tanto" is available to stream in full below (via Pitchfork), and after the jump you can take a look at the tracklisting for the forthcoming EP. As well, Baio will be performing DJ sets in New York, San Francisco, London, and Toronto in support of the release before heading to Pitchfork Music Festival to join his Vampire Weekend bandmates as headliners. Check out the specific locations of his DJ sets after the jump.

Sunburn EP:
01. Sunburn Modern
02. Anonymity 1
03. Tanto (feat. Matias Aguayo)

Baio 2012 Tour Dates:
05/03 – San Francisco, CA @ Popscene *
05/12 – Toronto, ON @ Hoxton *
05/25 – New York, NY @ Le Bain *
06/15 – London, UK @ Lovebox *
06/15 – London, UK @ XOYO *

* = DJ Sets