Sylvan Esso

Sylvan Esso



Sylvan Esso is an American electronic pop duo from Durham, North Carolina formed in 2013.[1] The band consists of singer Amelia Meath (Mountain Man) and producer Nick Sanborn (Megafaun, Made of Oak).[1] They made their debut with the single "Hey Mami" and released their eponymous debut album on Partisan Records on May 12, 2014 (2014-05-12),[2] which reached No. 39 on the Billboard 200.[3] Since then they have released three further singles and toured internationally.



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.
Demo Taped Remixes
Demo Taped Remixes is an album by musical group Sylvan Esso, released on March 23, 2017.

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Popular Albums9

Album Appearances & References2

Popular Songs13

Song Appearances & References1

Awards & Nominations1

TV Shows1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles19


Spotify - Appears On2


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts43

Crystal Ballroom
Portland, United States
December 2, 2017
Crystal Ballroom
Portland, US
December 3, 2017
Laneway Festival
Auckland, New Zealand
January 29, 2018
Corner Hotel
Richmond, Australia
January 31, 2018
Laneway Festival
Adelaide, Australia
February 2, 2018
Laneway Festival
Melbourne, Australia
February 3, 2018
Laneway Festival
Sydney, Australia
February 4, 2018
Oxford Art Factory
Sydney, Australia
February 8, 2018
Laneway Festival
Brisbane, Australia
February 10, 2018
Laneway Festival
Fremantle, Australia
February 11, 2018
The Republik
Honolulu, United States
February 13, 2018
The Republik
Honolulu, US
February 14, 2018
One Big Holiday
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
March 2, 2018
One Big Holiday
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
March 3, 2018
One Big Holiday
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
March 4, 2018
One Big Holiday
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
March 5, 2018
One Big Holiday
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
March 6, 2018
Buku Art & Music Project
New Orleans, United States
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
Bomb Factory
Dallas, 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 24, 2018
Innings Festival
Tempe, 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

News Articles20

The Top Tickets: Tickets for area concerts
  –  November 16, 2017
Doors at 6 p.m. $20-$125. St. Vincent, Feb. 26. Doors at 7 p.m. $36-$169. Excision, March 15. Doors at 7 p.m. $35-$50. Sylvan Esso, March 26. Doors at 7 p.m. $25-$40. Badfish, a Tribute to Sublime, March 29. Doors at 7 p.m. $12-$60. An Evening with Brandy ...
Sylvan Esso Releases Live Video for “Die Young” and Announces Spring 2018 Tour
  –  November 16, 2017
Sylvan Esso has released a live video of their single “Die Young” off their latest album, What Now. The video was taken this past fall at the band’s inaugural festival, Shakori Hills Festival, and is a great showcase of Sylvan Esso’s talent and style.
Live Report: Sylvan Esso shine at The Tivoli Theatre
  –  November 16, 2017
It’s a drizzly night in Dublin, but if there’s one thing that can heighten our spirits it’s the prospect of a high energy, electro pop performance from American duo Sylvan Esso. We make sure to get down there early to catch the support act ...
An Unassuming Communion: Sylvan Esso at O2 Shepherd’s Bush, London
  –  November 15, 2017
Casting your eye over the setlist from Sylvan Esso’s outing at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush, you’re impressed by its consistency. From the heart-swell of ‘The Glow’ until the pre-encore dirge of the slapping, ripping, jamming, banging ‘Radio’, it ...
Sylvan Esso @ SWG3, Glasgow, 12 Nov
  –  November 15, 2017
Good gigs are pleasingly frequent – an act with nice songs, a professional attitude and a competent sound tech will generally leave you pretty happy. But truly great gigs can be harder to come by, as you need every element of the experience to line up ...
Innings Festival announces daily lineup for Tempe Beach Park
  –  November 15, 2017
Sylvan Esso, Luke Combs, Citizen Cope, the Gin Blossoms, Eagles of Death Metal, Craig Finn and many more. In addition to 36 performers on three stages, the festival will feature culinary demos with chef Beau MacMillan, curated food vendors, family ...
Joyful, Unaffected Abandon: Sylvan Esso, Live in Manchester
  –  November 15, 2017
The wall of sound that greets North Carolina duo Sylvan Esso as they take to the stage of Manchester venue Gorilla is nothing short of deafening. The band laugh awkwardly between songs, unable to get a word in over the tumultuous roar. Ducking out into the ...
Now Hear This: New songs by Kelela, Parquet Courts, Fever Ray, Alvarius B., Special Request, Circuit Des Yeux and more
  –  November 14, 2017
Sylvan Esso, Kelly Lee Owens – or wordy, wide-ranging critical statements made by opinionated and perhaps over-analytical old (or at least aging) men: Randy Newman, Jens Lekman, LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields.
Much to be thankful for this week in music, including a pair of shows by Emily Saliers
  –  November 13, 2017
The State Theatre hit us with a one-two punch of an acoustic performance from Lucius in March and Sylvan Esso in April. Not to mention local singer Mat Zaro has put together another David Bowie tribute that’s happening at Port City Music Hall in March ...
Björk reveals ‘Utopia’ album tracklist
  –  November 10, 2017
Recently, Björk announced her next UK gig – headlining London’s new All Points East festival on Sunday May 27, supported by Beck, Father John Misty, Flying Lotus 3D, Mashrou’ Leila, Sylvan Esso, Alexis Taylor, and Agoria Live. Other acts set to ...
Sylvan Esso announce new tour dates
  –  November 8, 2017
Sylvan Esso have announced a new run of North American dates, starting next spring. the dates see the duo taking their live show to cities across the country, playing venues that keep getting bigger on every single run. The band has also debuted their live ...
Bassnectar, MGMT, SZA on 2018 lineup for BUKU
  –  November 8, 2017
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Record producer and disc jockey Bassnectar returns for a second time to headline the BUKU Music + Art Project , joining R&B artist SZA, indie favorites MGMT and Sylvan Esso and electronic and hip-hop producer Mura Masa for the 2018 ...
Sylvan Esso Announce 2018 Spring Tour, Share Live "Die Young" Video
  –  November 8, 2017
North Carolinian electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso, still riding high after the April release of their stellar sophomore album What Now, are hitting the road for a 2018 U.S. tour. After a stand-alone show in Honolulu, Hawaii on Feb. 13 and a performance at New ...
The Chart Show: A Sugarcube teaches Damon Albarn how to drink?!
  –  November 8, 2017
Added to the one week they spent there with the title track of "Everything Now" puts them second, level with Sylvan Esso and one behind Portugal. The Man for most weeks at #1 this year. They can only go equal top if they stay there next week, but then they ...
Buku Music + Art Project Unveils Phase One Of Its 2018 Lineup, Including SZA, MGMT, And Isaiah Rashad
  –  November 8, 2017
Also featured are radio-approved indie-psych rockers MGMT, LA rapper Isaiah Rashad, Carolina synth-poppers Sylvan Esso, and dance artists Bassnectar, Alison Wonderland, and Mura Masa. Tickets for the event are on sale now. Checkout the current lineup up top.
Bassnectar headbangs into Buku Fest: Here's the 2018 lineup
  –  November 7, 2017
In addition to Bassnectar, this year's performers include: MGMT, SZA, Alison Wonderland, Isaiah Rashad, Sylvan Esso, Borgore, Flatbush Zombies, Mura Masa, Bishop Briggs, Hippie Sabotage, Smino, Honey Dijon, Soulection, CloZee, Jade Cicada, Zack Villere ...
Bassnectar, MGMT, SZA Included In BUKU 2018 Music + Art Project Music Lineup
  –  November 7, 2017
Bassnectar, MGMT and SZA will headline next year’s festival and will be joined by Alison Wonderland, Isaiah Rashad, Borgore, Sylvan Esso, Flatbush Zombies, Mura Masa, Bishop Briggs, Hippie Sabotage, Smino, Honey Dijon, Soulection, and more. For the full ...
BUKU Music & Art Project Previews 2018 Lineup
  –  November 7, 2017
Bassnectar, MGMT, SZA, Alison Wonderland, Isaiah Rashad, Borgore, Sylvan Esso, Flatbush Zombies, Mura Masa, Bishop Briggs, Hippie Sabotage, Smino, Honey Dijon, Soulection, CloZee, Jade Cicada, Zack Villere and Bouffant Bouffant are confirmed for BUKU ’18.
Instead of Styling Musicians in Costumes, Dear Hearts Helps Them Be Themselves
  –  November 4, 2017
The two took to dressing musicians when their friends Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn, aka Sylvan Esso, recruited Cook and Orr to style them for publicity photos and videos surrounding the press cycles of the band's first single and subsequent debut LP.
The Ultimate Kansas City, Missouri, Road Trip Playlist
  –  October 9, 2017
But people in Kansas City love their U2. A Spotify analysis also found more than average listeners of a few indie groups ― Glass Animals, Marian Hill, Sylvan Esso ― along with The Lumineers and Blake Shelton. A handful of Top 40 songs that are popular ...


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