Posts Tagged ‘Sylvan Esso’

Sylvan Esso on Trading Folk for Electro, Brooklyn for Durham

Amelia Meath has made a sonic 180 from her time with folk vocal trio Mountain Man to her current place as one half of the electropop duo Sylvan Esso. She teamed up with Megafaun’s Nick Sanborn (who was performing solo as Made of Oak when the two met) last year to write and produce an album, combining [...]

ToDo ToDay: Peter and the Starcatcher, Sylvan Esso, and State of the Union Bingo

Ever wonder how Peter Pan became the ultimate hipster—a man-child who vows to never grow up? The Tony Award–winning play Peter and the Starcatcher, adapted from the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, offers a new take on Pan’s origin story, in which he leaves a London orphanage for adventures on Mollusk Island. Don’t arrive [...]

ToDo ToDay: Slayer, G-Flux, and a Book Fair

When Slayer bassist-vocalist Tom Araya sings the lyrics of 2006’s “Jihad” on the album Christ Illusion, he sounds every bit the terrorist depicted in the song. But that, too, is an illusion: Despite Slayer’s decades of confounding conservative folks with outrageous tunes, the veteran thrashers traffic in the same obscene fantasy as horror films. Read more >>> Slayer [...]