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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Here's the thing about Justin Timberlake's "Supplies" video: It's fucking hilarious. The little kid telling us to die? The guy with the collar made out…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2018 - 11:49 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Don’t Dream It’s Over”

When you break it down, Crowded House's "Don't Dream It's Over" is a pretty strange song. It's got a singalong hook, but it's an almost…
Nate Patrin | June 15, 2017 - 3:54 pm

Concert Review

Kanye West, Grimes, Chance The Rapper, & More Made The Meadows The Best NYC Festival Of 2016

There were controversy and bumps in the road throughout the lead up to the inaugural installment of the Meadows, the new Queens festival brought to…
Ryan Leas | October 3, 2016 - 12:48 pm

More Sylvan Esso stories

Sylvan Esso – “Rooftop Dancing”

Next month, Sylvan Esso, the North Carolina electro-folk duo of Mountain Man’s Amelia Meath and Megafaun’s Nick Sanborn, will follow up 2017's What Now with…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2020 - 9:41 am

Sylvan Esso – “Ferris Wheel”

Sylvan Esso returned last Friday with "What If," their first new song in two years. It was a short and sweet track that seemed to…
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2020 - 9:10 am

Sylvan Esso – “What If”

A few months ago, in the early weeks of quarantine, Sylvan Esso, the folksy Durham electro-pop duo of Mountain Man's Amelia Meath and Megafaun's Nick…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2020 - 12:08 pm

Watch Sylvan Esso’s Concert Film & Documentary WITH

Last fall, when live music was still a regular part of American society, the North Carolina synth-folk duo Sylvan Esso launched their most ambitious tour…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2020 - 9:02 pm

Real Estate – “Paper Cup” (Feat. Sylvan Esso’s Amelia Meath)

The 2017 album In Mind delivered on Real Estate's usual promise of extremely pretty daydream guitar-pop, but it felt a bit like the band had…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2020 - 10:00 am

Watch Stereogum’s Mini-Documentary About Hopscotch 10

Over the course of this past decade, Hopscotch Music Festival has established itself as a rare treasure in the crowded and increasingly homogenous festival scene.
Stereogum | October 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

Rosenau & Sanborn – “Saturday”

Rosenau & Sanborn are a new duo composed of Chris Rosenau (Volcano Choir, Collections Of Colonies Of Bees) and Nick Sanborn (Sylvan Esso, Megafaun, Made…
Connor Duffey | July 16, 2019 - 12:15 pm


Rosenau & Sanborn – “Sharon”

Rosenau & Sanborn is a duo comprising Chris Rosenau (Volcano Choir, Collections Of Colonies Of Bees) and Nick Sanborn (Sylvan Esso, Megafaun, Made Of Oak). The…
Keely Quinlan | June 26, 2019 - 9:02 am

Sylvan Esso & Collections Of Colonies Of Bees – “Funeral Singers” (Califone Cover)

Y'all ever listen to Califone? If not, you should really rectify that immediately. Tim Rutili's deconstructed folk-rock project produced some of the most beautiful and…
Chris DeVille | September 7, 2018 - 10:43 am

Hear 3 Tracks From Mountain Man’s First New Album In 8 Years, Magic Ship

It's been eight years since Mountain Man's excellent debut Made The Harbor. Today, the Vermont trio -- comprising Amelia Meath of Sylvan Esso, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig,…
Julia Gray | August 9, 2018 - 10:10 am

Sylvan Esso – “PARAD(w/m)E” Video

North Carolina dance-pop duo Sylvan Esso released the standalone single "PARAD(w/m)E" last week, and today, they've shared its video. In the clip, Dan Huiting directs…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 11:14 am

Watch Sylvan Esso Perform “PARAD(w/m)E” With Amber Coffman & Jenn Wasner On Kimmel

Last night, Sylvan Esso ushered in their new single "PARAD(w/m)E" with a performance of it on Jimmy Kimmel Live. They brought along some friends and…
James Rettig | January 12, 2018 - 2:41 pm

Sylvan Esso – “PARAD(w/m)E”

Last month, the folky North Carolina dance-pop duo Sylvan Esso followed their 2017 LP What Now by offering up a folky, very much not dance-pop…
Peter Helman | January 11, 2018 - 11:06 pm

Sylvan Esso – “There Are Many Ways To Say I Love You”

Earlier this year, the folky North Carolina dance-pop duo Sylvan Esso came out with What Now, their sophomore album. And today, they followed it up…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 9:29 am
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