Sylvan Esso have released “Kick Jump Twist,” the latest song to follow up their recent single “Radio.” The two songs are now available as a 12’’ LP via Lomo Vista/Concord/Caroline… More »


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Penumbra, the debut solo EP from Sylvan Esso’s Nick Sanborn under the moniker Made of Oak, is now streaming in full ahead of its Friday release date. The introspective five-track… More »

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Nick Sanborn, the synth half of folk-pop duo Sylvan Esso, is set to release his debut solo EP under the moniker Made of Oak, he announced today. Sanborn first teased Penumbra on… More »

Update: Sylvan Esso have officially released their original Radiolab composition. “Thanks for all the kind words about ‘Jaime’s Song.’ We weren’t planning on releasing it, but folks have been asking,” the duo tweeted. Stream orMore »


Sylvan Esso’s self-titled debut was one of SPIN’s favorite albums of 2014, and now the synth-folk duo has teased what appears to be a release date for their sophomore… More »

When SPIN first dials up Sylvan Esso’s Amelia Meath at the duo’s Durham, North Carolina, home, we’re greeted on multiple attempts with her charming sing-song-y voicemail message. The problem, we… More »

Soon after the release of their “H.S.K.T.” lyric video, Sylvan Esso has teamed with dance floor demons Hercules and Love Affair on a remix for the same track, only now it’s… More »


Sylvan Esso Gets Down to the Beat in ‘H.S.K.T.’ Video

Sylvan Esso has a new video for “H.S.K.T.,” a bouncy electronic track from last year’s self-titled debut. A sparse clip directed by Adam Heathcott (who’s also directed a video forMore »

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The Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Band, and Grammy Album of the Year winner Beck were already slotted to play at the 2015 Hangout Festival in May, but now a new crop of… More »

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Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has just announced the full lineup for the first annual Eaux Claires Music and Art Festival, and for a debut event, it’s a pretty stacked bill. More »


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When Sylvan Esso’s Amelia Meath calls SPIN in mid-November, she’s sitting in a public park in Los Angeles, taking a rare breather from her band’s busy 2014. The night before,… More »

The 50 Best Albums of 2014

With the Salad Days of 2014 long gone, we’re looking back on the music that defined the past 12 months. We’ve already counted down the year’s 101 Best Songs, and… More »

5 Best New Artists for October ’13

From a pair of North Carolina synth-folk innovators to an eccentric, perm-touting Bay Area rapper to a trio of Missouri brothers out to prove that punk’s not dead, here are… More »


See Sylvan Esso Holler ‘Hey Mami’ From the Moog Sound Lab Studio

North Carolina duo Sylvan Esso combines the distinct talents of Mountain Man singer Amelia Meath and Megafaun’s bass-wielding producer Nick Sanborn. The latter’s warm but deeply electronic touch creates an unlikely… More »