Sylvan Esso

Sylvan Esso



Sylvan Esso is an American electronic pop duo from Durham, North Carolina formed in 2013. The band consists of singer Amelia Meath (Mountain Man) and producer Nick Sanborn (Megafaun, Made of Oak). They made their debut with the single "Hey Mami" and released their eponymous debut album on Partisan Records on May 12, 2014, which reached No. 39 on the Billboard 200. They released their second album What Now with Loma Vista Recordings on April 28, 2017, which was nominated for a Grammy in the "Best Dance/Electronic Album category"[2]. They have followed it by the apocalyptic and catchy single "PARAD(w/m)E" and a world tour.



There Are Many Ways To Say I Love You
There Are Many Ways To Say I Love You is a song by musical group Sylvan Esso, released on December 15, 2017.
Echo Mountain Sessions EP
Echo Mountain Sessions EP is an album by musical group Sylvan Esso, released on July 28, 2017.
Echo Mountain Sessions EP
Echo Mountain Sessions EP is a song by musical group Sylvan Esso, released on July 28, 2017.
What Now
What Now is the second studio album by American indie pop duo Sylvan Esso, made up of singer Amelia Meath and producer Nick Sanborn, released on April 28, 2017, by Loma Vista Recordings.

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Popular Albums9

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Popular Songs14

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Awards & Nominations1

TV Shows1

Collaborators & Influencers3


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Spotify - Albums & Singles23


Spotify - Appears On2


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts65

Sunshine Grove
Okeechobee, US
March 1, 2018
Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival
Okeechobee, United States
March 2, 2018
Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival
Okeechobee, United States
March 3, 2018
Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival
Okeechobee, United States
March 4, 2018
BUKU Festival Grounds
New Orleans, US
March 9, 2018
Buku Art & Music Project
New Orleans, United States
March 10, 2018
Atlanta, United States
March 17, 2018
The Tabernacle
Atlanta, US
March 18, 2018
White Oak Music Hall
Houston, United States
March 19, 2018
White Oak Music Hall
Houston, US
March 20, 2018
The Bomb Factory
Dallas, US
March 21, 2018
Sunshine Theater
Albuquerque, United States
March 22, 2018
Sunshine Theater
Albuquerque, US
March 23, 2018
Tempe Beach Park
Tempe, US
March 23, 2018
Tempe Beach Park
Tempe, US
March 24, 2018
Eleanor Tinsley Park
Houston, US
March 24, 2018
In Bloom Music Festival
Houston, United States
March 25, 2018
Cain's Ballroom
Tulsa, United States
March 26, 2018
Cain's Ballroom
Tulsa, US
March 27, 2018
Hoyt Sherman Place
Des Moines, US
March 28, 2018
20 Monroe Live
Grand Rapids, US
March 29, 2018
Town Ballroom
Buffalo, US
March 30, 2018
North Adams, United States
March 31, 2018
North Adams, US
April 1, 2018
State Theatre
Portland, United States
April 2, 2018
State Theatre
Portland, US
April 3, 2018
Corona Theatre
Montreal, Canada
April 4, 2018
The Strand Theatre
Boston, US
April 5, 2018
The National
Richmond, United States
April 6, 2018
The National
Richmond, US
April 7, 2018
The Mill & Mine
Knoxville, US
April 8, 2018
All Points East Festival
London, United Kingdom
May 27, 2018
Salon IKSV
Istanbul, Turkey
May 29, 2018
Primavera Sound
Barcelona, Spain
May 31, 2018
Randalls Island
New York, US
June 1, 2018
Randalls Island
New York, US
June 3, 2018
Manchester Farm
Manchester, US
June 7, 2018
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
Manchester, United States
June 8, 2018
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
Manchester, United States
June 9, 2018
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
Manchester, United States
June 10, 2018
Greek Theatre
Los Angeles, United States
July 10, 2018
The Greek Theatre
Los Angeles, US
July 11, 2018
Greek Theatre
Berkeley, United States
July 12, 2018
Greek Theatre - Berkeley
Berkeley, US
July 13, 2018
McMenamins Historic Edgefield Amphitheater
Troutdale, US
July 14, 2018
Marymoor Park
Redmond, US
July 15, 2018
Knitting Factory Concert House
Boise, United States
July 16, 2018
Knitting Factory Concert House
Boise, US
July 17, 2018
Ogden Amphitheater
Ogden, US
July 17, 2018
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison, United States
July 18, 2018
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison, US
July 19, 2018
Surly Brewing Co.
Minneapolis, United States
July 20, 2018
Surly Brewing Festival Field
Minneapolis, US
July 21, 2018
Pabst Theater
Milwaukee, US
July 22, 2018
Pabst Theater
Milwaukee, US
July 23, 2018
Riviera Theatre
Chicago, US
July 24, 2018
Washington, United States
July 26, 2018
The Anthem
Washington, US
July 27, 2018
BB&T Pavilion
Camden, US
July 28, 2018
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Boston, US
July 28, 2018
Upstate Concert Hall
Clifton Park, United States
July 30, 2018
Upstate Concert Hall
Clifton Park, US
July 31, 2018
Danforth Music Hall
Toronto, Canada
July 31, 2018
Danforth Music Hall
Toronto, Canada
August 1, 2018
Shelburne Museum
Shelburne, US
August 2, 2018

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The Top Tickets: Tickets for area concerts
  –  February 7, 2018
Jeezy — Cold Summer Tour, March 23. Doors at 7 p.m. $45-$145.00. Frank Foster, March 24. Doors at 7 p.m. $12-$15. Sylvan Esso, March 26. Doors at 7 p.m. $25-$40. K.Flay, March 27. Doors at 7:30 p.m. $20-$89. Badfish, a Tribute to Sublime, March 29.
2017 Artist Survey: Dana Janssen of Dana Buoy
  –  February 7, 2018
And what about your best show? Tuscon, AZ. August 2012. We opened up for Sylvan Esso at Hotel Congress. The show started just fine. And then everything went sideways. Samplers went haywire, guitar strings broke, cymbals stands were falling apart.
Mr. Rogers enchants the Phillips neighborhood at In the Heart of the Beasts' latest
  –  February 7, 2018
(Credited collaborators include Sylvan Esso, Andrew Bird, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, and Jayanthi Kyle.) The juxtaposition of “make believe” puppetry with real-life stories is extraordinarily poignant, and it all comes together at the show’s ...
WMSE will release an Abby Jeanne 7-inch for Record Store Day 2018
  –  February 7, 2018
The inaugural vinyl release was a live performance by Field Report. The following year, the station quickly sold all 250 copies of its Sylvan Esso 7-inch. Last year’s 45 was, a two-song release from Milwaukee pop-punk phenoms Direct Hit! This time around ...
We’re Releasing a Record on Vinyl with 12 Colorado Musicians
  –  February 7, 2018
He has spent years making concert posters for a variety of bands— St. Vincent, Shakey Graves and Sylvan Esso to name a few. By partnering with Youth on Record 80 percent of all profits from the album will benefit the organization, creating a better ...
Camila Cabello, Charli XCX & More Show Love to Taylor Swift for Including Them on Her Playlist
  –  February 7, 2018
The Reputation singer updated her curated Spotify playlist this week, highlighting some of her favorite jams from an eclectic group of artists including Camila Cabello, Charli XCX, Dan + Shay, Sylvan Esso and more. And as you can imagine, when one of the ...
'Make Believe Neighborhood' is enchanting; 'Tuesdays With Morrie' to open
  –  February 6, 2018
His ambient instrumentals and loops are woven together with songs by Fred Rogers sung by Andrew Bird, Sylvan Esso and MPLS (imPulse) chorus, among others. The songs include “It’s You I Like,” “The Truth Will Make Me Free” and, natch ...
Laneway festival review – sonic smorgasbord swells amid controversy
  –  February 5, 2018
The sound, sadly, is still an issue. If you’re more than halfway back at the awkward little Future Classic stage, inside the college’s sandstone keep, all you’re getting is bass and drunken chatter: Sylvan Esso’s wry, wistful dance-pop suffers ...
7 Can’t-Miss Honolulu Concerts to Check Out in February 2018
  –  February 3, 2018 Listen to the sweet voice of Amelia Meath, singer of Grammy-nominated Sylvan Esso, a duo from Durham, North Carolina. Meath and producer Nick Sanborn are bringing their electronic pop sounds to the Islands for one night only, on Feb. 13.
Heart of the Beast puppet theater invites you to Mr. Rogers' neighborhood
  –  February 2, 2018
Sylvan Esso and Bonnie “Prince” Billy. Opening Friday, “Make Believe Neighborhood” juxtaposes scenes from the life of the TV icon with others saluting “helpers” in the south Minneapolis neighborhood where HOBT is based — a nod to some famous ...
Battle Of The Super Bowl Playlists: Philly Over Everybody
  –  February 2, 2018
See you on Monday when, no matter what happens Sunday, we at World Cafe will cease our chirping and resume our all-encompassing unbiased approach to musical discovery. And Amelia Meath, of Sylvan Esso and of the Boston area, please, please forgive me.
IN PHOTOS: Father John Misty, Anderson .Paak, and more at Singapore’s Laneway Festival 2018
  –  February 2, 2018
In true Laneway spirit, this year featured heavy hitters and up-and-comers alike, as well as a potent mix of genres in the programming: Anderson .Paak’s hip-hop, Father John Misty’s Americana-esque rock, Sylvan Esso’s electropop, and more.
  –  February 1, 2018
"Saturday Sun" follows the success of the recently released "We're Going Home," which came accompanied by an official music video (here) directed by frequent Vance Joy collaborator Mimi Cave (Sylvan Esso, tUnE-yArDs, Jim James). "We're Going Home" followed ...
Future Reality: which current Laneway artist will go on to become Very Huge?
  –  February 1, 2018
True news: I heard Karla Ranby play ‘The Glow’ by Sylvan Esso the other day on the radio and I sent a very strongly worded appreciation text to the triple j textline because prior experience dictates that it’s “rude” and “distracting” to call ...
Cahill Grill: Sylvan Esso’s Amelia Meath names her secret crush, picks Lorde over Flume and wants a Grammy and an Oscar
  –  January 31, 2018
Sylvan Esso, not Bliss n Eso, went under the Cahill Grill ahead of their visit to Rock City aka Melbourne. Funyuns. Do y’all have Funyuns? They are an onion ring shaped chip that tastes like an ancient mummified onion ring. They are amazing. I would like ...
Bruno Mars sweeps the Grammys, more music news
  –  January 29, 2018
The Man won for Best Pop Duo/Group performance for “Feel it Still”. Best Dance recording went to LCD Soundsystem for “Tonight” and Kraftwerk beat out Sylvan Esso for Best Dance/Electronic Album. ...
Grammy-nominated duo wows the crowd at Auckland's Laneway Festival
  –  January 29, 2018
Among those performing were US electronic pop duo Sylvan Esso, who were nominated for a Grammy. They didn't win - but they still had plenty to celebrate. Producer Nick Sanborn and singer Amelia Meath found out this morning they'd missed out, but Sanborn ...
City of Durham will be well represented during Oscars, Grammy Awards
  –  January 29, 2018
"He was always like that." Two other nominees hail from Durham: Sylvan Esso, nominated for a Grammy for Best Dance/Electronic Album, and Sam Beam, known as Iron & Wine and nominated for Best Americana Album. That means Durham has ties to five locals poised ...
2018 Grammy Awards: List Of Winners In Top Categories
  –  January 29, 2018
Best dance/electronic album: “Migration,” Bonobo; “3-D The Catalogue,” Kraftwerk; “Mura Masa,” Mura Masa; “A Moment Apart,” Odesza; “What Now,” Sylvan Esso. — Best rock album: “Emperor of Sand,” Mastodon; “Hardwired…To Self ...
2018 Grammy Winners: The Complete List
  –  January 29, 2018
Kraftwerk’s 3-D The Catalogue won the Grammy for Best Dance/Electronic Album, besting records from Sylvan Esso, Odesza, Bonobo, and Mura Masa. Leonard Cohen posthumously won the Grammy for Best Rock Performance. His song “You Want It Darker” beat out ...
LCD Soundsystem and Kraftwerk win Grammys for Best Dance Recording and Album
  –  January 29, 2018
Kraftwerk's '3-D The Catalogue' won in the Best Dance/Electronic Album category, nominated against Bonobo's 'Migration', Mura Masa's self-titled album, ODESZA's 'A Moment Apart' and Sylvan Esso's 'What Now'. Latroit took home the Best Remixed Recording for ...
Madeline Kenney – “Still Learning” (Feat. Naytronix)
  –  January 26, 2018
There’s some of the stop-and-start rhythm that Brenner brings to his work with Tune-Yards, but it reminds me more of Sylvan Esso and some of the loopier tracks on Night Night At The First Landing, the minimal electronics providing ample space for Kenney ...
5 Dream-Team Grammy Collaborations We'd Love To See Sunday Night
  –  January 26, 2018
For this year's ceremony, I'd pair the electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso (nominated for Best Electronic/Dance Album) with the ever-morphing polymath Childish Gambino (nominated for five awards, including Record of the Year and Album of the Year). While Gambino ...
Snoop Dogg's collaborators for Okeechobee's PoWoW! revealed
  –  January 26, 2018
Arcade Fire, Bassnectar, Halsey, and Travis Scott will headline the festival, which also includes noteworthy performers such as Khalid, Leon Bridges, the Flaming Lips, Zeds Dead, Slightly Stoopid, Sylvan Esso, and Tycho. For a taste of what PoWoW!
'It's one of the most important electronic music albums of the year': Geffen's Neil Jacobson on Grammy nominee Mura Masa
  –  January 25, 2018
Mura Masa’s critically acclaimed debut is in the running for a couple of Grammys at the weekend, including Best Dance/Electronic Album alongside records by Bonobo, Sylvan Esso, Odesza and Kraftwerk. The UK DJ and producer’s self-titled LP is also ...


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