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Sylvan Esso

Sylvan Esso

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Sylvan Esso was not meant to be a band. Rather, Amelia Meath had written a song called “Play It Right” and sung it with her trio Mountain Man. She’d met Nick Sanborn, an electronic producer working under the name Made of Oak, in passing on a shared bill in a small club somewhere. She asked him to scramble it, to render her work his way. He did the obligatory remix, but he sensed  […] READ ON

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Wye Oak

Shriek

SLANG50061LP | SLANG50061DIGI | SLANG50061

Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack of Wye Oak have spent most of their lives in Baltimore, Maryland. But after two years of constant touring with Civilian, their highly lauded 2011 album, they landed on opposite sides of the country with an unforeseeable future ahead. Despite this newfound uncertainty, the two bandmates embraced their physical distance, passing ideas back and forth, allowing new work  […] READ ON

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EMA

The Future's Void

SLANG50058LP | SLANG50058DIGI | SLANG50058

Having teased us with a new track ‘Satellites’ last month, released to rave reviews and scored Pitchfork’s Best New Music who said “The most bracing thing yet from an artist already more bracing than most”, EMA returns with her highly anticipated second album The Future’s Void, released on 7 April via City Slang.

 Erika M. Anderson  […] READ ON

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Kevin Drew

Darlings

SLANG50064LP | SLANG50064DIGI | SLANG50064

Kevin Drew is the frontman of Broken Social Scene, solo recording artists, and co-owner of independent music company Arts & Crafts. His 2007 solo debut, Spirit If..., was widely loved for unearthing the affirmative grooves and experimental pop songwriting churning at the heart of indie vanguards Broken Social Scene. Darlings, his first solo recording  […] READ ON

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Hauschka

Abandoned City

SLANG50060LP | SLANG50060DIGITAL | SLANG50060

Hauschka is a composer, songwriter and experimental musician who has brought an exciting new perspective to the prepared piano. The prepared piano – a technique for getting new sounds from the acoustic keyboard by resting pieces of paper or drumsticks on the strings of the instrument - has been used for centuries, but Hauschka was unaware of the tradition when he began exploring ways to get  […] READ ON

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The Notwist

Close To The Glass

SLANG50059 | SLANG50059LP | SLANG50059DIGITAL

City Slang is thrilled to share the news that The Notwist will release their first album in 6 years, 'Close to The Glass', on CD/2xLP/DL in Europe on February 24th. The album will also be available in the US via Subpop on February 25th. 'Close To The Glass' features the title cut, as well as singles "Run Run Run", "Kong", and "Casino".  A full tracklisting and all 2014 tourdates can be found  […] READ ON

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