Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes (2004)
TV on the Radio is an American indie rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2001. For most of the band’s existence, the core band lineup has been Tunde Adebimpe (vocals, loops), David Andrew Sitek (guitars, keyboards, loops), Kyp Malone (vocals, guitars, bass, loops) and Jaleel Bunton (drums, vocals, loops, guitars) as official members. Gerard Smith (bass, keyboards) was with the band from 2005 until his death in 2011. Other contributors have included David Bowie, Nick Zinner of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Kazu Makino of Blonde Redhead, Martin Perna of Antibalas, Colin Stetson, and Katrina Ford of Celebration. The group has released several EPs including their debut Young Liars (2003), and five studio albums: Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes (2004), Return to Cookie Mountain (2006), Dear Science (2008), Nine Types of Light (2011), and Seeds (2014).