yeasayer ! stop.look.listen

The trio quickly added electric bassist and vocal virtuoso Ira Wolf Tuton. Ira started his career in music on the clarinet, but he quickly found his passion for the bass and joined the band River after participating in numerous vocal ensembles.

"Human Capital Production presents The Ally," JamBase 2001.03.29 ! The Ally

…while people are only now talking about the merging of indie, jam and electronic, Ira Wolf Tuton from Yeasayer is probably one of [the] only people who played the second Camp Bisco [in 2000 when he played with the Ally] and the 10th Camp Bisco.

"Exploring a Decade of Camp and a New Identity for The Disco Biscuits," 2011.07.06 »

yeasayer ! commodore ballroom, vancouver 2011.05.28 by ashley tanasiychuk

Yeasayer kick ass live. The band (now augmented with two additional percussionists) is unbelievably tight, and lead singer Chris Keating is a natural as a front man.

On assignment for

"Review – Yeasayer at the Commodore Ballroom, May 28, 2011" ! guttersnipenews »

Check out the entire gallery from this show by formatnoauto on Flickr »

Format No Auto ! the website ! the blog

setlist + more… »

It’s been really important to us to have a new show for this time around the highway. We have some new songs that we’re bringing to the set and have worked to revamp the visual component into something that both the folks and we can be excited about. We have to keep it moving forward always in as many ways as possible.

Ira Wolf Tuton ! “Yeasayer Shrugs Off the Hype” by Billy Gil, OC Weekly 2011.05.19 »

in the wild ! ira wolf tuton + the ally, “wooden boat” ~2002 via reev2012

The Ally
"Wooden Boat"
From the album “Action”

The Ally was:
Ira ‘Wolf’ Tuton [Bass/Vocals]
Mike Greenfield [Drums]
John “Kimbo” Kim [Violin/Vocals]
Eric Zeiler [Guitar/Vocals]

yeasayer ! manchester academy w bat for lashes 2009.10.14 by andy perkins

More Yeasayer in Aubergine Pie’s “Bat For Lashes” Flickr set »


yeasayer ! lenny’s, atlanta 2008.05.03 by neil o

"ira — the hugginest man in yeasayer. atlanta"

More from magichorse’s “man man spring 08” Flickr album »

P.S. New Man Man streaming on stereogum »  or ANTI Records »  (via fb)

yeasayer ! ie9 launch party, sxsw 2011.03.14 reblogging thechernoble:

Ira Wolf Tuton from Yeasayer

(The 5th time I’ve seen Yeasayer? 6th?)

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