Chris Baio

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Christopher Baio (born October 29, 1984) is an American musician, best known for being the bassist for the New York City-based indie rock band Vampire Weekend.wikipedia
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Vampire Weekend

Christopher Baio (born October 29, 1984) is an American musician, best known for being the bassist for the New York City-based indie rock band Vampire Weekend.
The band was formed by lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij, drummer Chris Tomson, and bassist Chris Baio.

Glassnote Records

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He also releases as a record producer under the mononym Baio, and his debut solo album The Names was released through Glassnote Records on 18 September 2015.
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He is a first cousin once-removed of actor Scott Baio, who played Chachi Arcola on Happy Days and Charles on the hit 80s television program Charles in Charge.
He is a cousin of former actor Jimmy Baio, and first cousin once-removed of Vampire Weekend band member Chris Baio.

WBAR (radio station)

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He served as College Rock Music Director of WBAR during his time at school.
Chris Baio, former WBAR College Rock Music Director and current bassist of Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend (album)

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A year after Baio graduated, Vampire Weekend's self-titled debut album was released.
Chris Baio – bass

Contra (album)

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In January 2010 Contra was released, the band's second album.
Chris Baio – bass; background vocals (tracks 2, 4) ; additional synth (track 4)

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Christopher Baio (born October 29, 1984) is an American musician, best known for being the bassist for the New York City-based indie rock band Vampire Weekend.

Cracker (band)

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Baio was turned on to music at an early age, purchasing his first album at the age of seven and going to his first concert, a live performance by the band Cracker, at the age of nine.

Doolittle (album)

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Baio said that, as a child, he would go to sleep with Doolittle by Pixies playing.

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Baio said that, as a child, he would go to sleep with Doolittle by Pixies playing.

Columbia University

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Baio attended Columbia University in New York, majoring in Russian and Eurasian Regional studies and minoring in Math, finally graduating in May 2007.

Teach For America

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Before graduating college and while recording Vampire Weekend's first album, Baio had planned to teach math for Teach for America for two years, however the success of the band led him to declining the position.

Chachi Arcola

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He is a first cousin once-removed of actor Scott Baio, who played Chachi Arcola on Happy Days and Charles on the hit 80s television program Charles in Charge.

Happy Days

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He is a first cousin once-removed of actor Scott Baio, who played Chachi Arcola on Happy Days and Charles on the hit 80s television program Charles in Charge.

Charles in Charge

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He is a first cousin once-removed of actor Scott Baio, who played Chachi Arcola on Happy Days and Charles on the hit 80s television program Charles in Charge.

Steve Buscemi

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In April 2013, Baio discovered that he is related to Steve Buscemi.

Country music

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Baio was in a country-influenced band called the Midnight Hours with Vampire Weekend's current drummer, Chris Tomson at Columbia University, where the rest of the Vampire Weekend band members were also attending.

Chris Tomson

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Baio was in a country-influenced band called the Midnight Hours with Vampire Weekend's current drummer, Chris Tomson at Columbia University, where the rest of the Vampire Weekend band members were also attending.

UK Albums Chart

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It peaked at number 15 on the UK Album Chart and number 17 on Billboard 200.

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It peaked at number 15 on the UK Album Chart and number 17 on Billboard 200.

A-Punk

Also one of the album's singles, "A-Punk" was voted the 4th best song of 2008 by Rolling Stone magazine in addition to being featured in the film Step Brothers with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, and the popular UK television series The Inbetweeners.

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Also one of the album's singles, "A-Punk" was voted the 4th best song of 2008 by Rolling Stone magazine in addition to being featured in the film Step Brothers with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, and the popular UK television series The Inbetweeners.

Step Brothers (film)

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Also one of the album's singles, "A-Punk" was voted the 4th best song of 2008 by Rolling Stone magazine in addition to being featured in the film Step Brothers with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, and the popular UK television series The Inbetweeners.