Sylvan Esso (10th Anniversary) (Black and White Split Vinyl 2LP)

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In honour of the record’s ten year anniversary, North Carolina-based indie label Psychic Hotline will release a deluxe reissue, complete with previously unreleased material. Featuring essential singles Coffee, Hey Mami, and H.S.K.T., the expanded edition also includes remixes from J Rocc, Rick Wade, Helado Negro, Dntel, and more. The deluxe 2LP package sports an all-over foil inversion of the original album’s iconic foil SE logo.

Recorded in a little bedroom studio out in Durham, North Carolina, Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn’s debut LP as Sylvan Esso arrived in 2014 at the juncture of pop and experimental. Even now, years later, the LP remains an urgent and fitting introduction to a push-and-pull that would go on to inform the duo’s sound – a thoughtful headiness that also wants you to get out on the dance floor. A blend of analog and digital, Meath and Sanborn were two unexpected puzzle pieces fitting together with singular ease, producing a ten-track LP that was both minimalist and shimmering, with dark undulations rippling beneath the synthy-surface and crystalline quality of Meath’s voice.

Before all of the international touring and festival headlining and critical acclaim and Grammy nominations, Sylvan Esso was just a shot-in-the dark of musical chemistry gone right. The original album bio for the self-titled presciently sets the stage for the thesis that has gone on to guide Meath and Sanborn’s writing since then: “a collection of vivid addictions concerning suffering and love, darkness and deliverance” arriving as “a necessary pop balm, an album stuffed with songs that don’t suffer the longstanding complications of that term.” And so, even as the band continues to evolve and becomes amorphous, there’s still that argument about what pop can be at its core. This is just the beginning of that conversation captured on tape.

Tracklist:

1. Hey Mami
2. Dreamy Bruises
3. Could I Be
4. Wolf
5. Dress
6. H.S.K.T.
7. Coffee
8 Uncatena
9. Play It Right
10. Come Down
11. Hey Mami (Rick Wade Remix)
12. H.S.K.T. (Dntel Remix)
13. Coffee (Helado Negro Remix)
14. Hey Mami (Charles Spearin Remix)
15. H.S.K.T. (Hercules And Love Affair Remix)
16. Coffee (J Rocc Remix)

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