Durham has long been known as a hotspot for music, serving as the home of Merge Records, Branford Marsalis, and Pastor Shirley Caeser, among others. It has now added another act to its list of nationally acclaimed musicians: Sylvan Esso.
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The band, a duo consisting of Nick Sanborn and Amelia Meath, makes electronic pop that also, somehow, draws from Meath’s folk roots. It is a unique sound from two artists who’ve found a home in Durham.
The Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau interviewed Sanborn for a profile of the band’s budding career – check it out on DCVB’s website.
Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau