Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn, better known as Sylvan Esso, recently released their latest album ‘What Now’, and back in April they headed to the Echo Mountain Studios in North Carolina to record a couple of very different versions of some of the record’s tracks.
Those versions have been collected together into a new visual EP, ‘Echo Mountain Sessions’. On it, they expanded out to a full band, which featured friends and collaborations from members of Mountain Man, Wye Oak, The Dead Tongues, The Mountain Goats and Megafun. Together, they reimagined ‘The Glow’, ‘Slack Jaw’, ‘Die Young’ and ‘Rewind’, the results being quite remarkably different to the originals.
Recently, we caught up with Nick to ask all about his earliest obsessions, both musical and otherwise. Read the full feature here.
Watch the ‘Echo Mountain Sessions’ EP and see Sylvan Esso’s UK tour dates below.
06 Birmingham, O2 Institute
07 Bristol, Trinity
08 London, Shepherd’s Bush Empire
11 Manchester, Gorilla
12 Glasgow, Art School
13 Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
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