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Sylvan Esso

  • Aug16
    Wednesday All Day
  • Crystal Ballroom 1332 W Burnside St
    Portland, OR 97209 United States

Sylvan Esso was not meant to be a band. Rather, Amelia Meath had written a song called “Play It Right” and sung it with her trio Mountain Man. She’d met Nick Sanborn, an electronic producer working under the name Made of Oak, in passing on a shared bill in a small club somewhere. She asked him to scramble it, to render her work his way. He did the obligatory remix, but he sensed that there was something more important here than a one-time handoff: Of all the songs Sanborn had ever recast, this was the first time he felt he’d added to the raw material without subtracting from it, as though, across the unseen wires of online file exchange, he’d found his new collaborator without even looking.

Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St
Portland, OR 97209


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    Crystal Ballroom
    1332 W Burnside St
    Portland, OR 97209 United States
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