album review: wye oak
  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2009

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A boy-girl duo from Baltimore, Wye Oak paint darkly pretty songs with desperate, beautiful bassline and string. Measured hesitation and pause in their tracks heighten the melody and heavy longing in the floating, true vocals on their sophomore album The Knot. In songs that embrace a solitary, melancholy quiet or a full, expansive need, echoes and instruments that weigh, cling to forests and bells, this is a roll of film in emerald shades and sepia tones of not just indie rock or shoegaze but a force on its own...Keep Reading.. - Laura Yan

Wye Oak on Tour


Jul 26 - Memorial Hall - Chapel Hill
Aug 8 - Black Cat - Washington
Aug 12 - Bowery Ballroom - New York
Aug 13 - Middle East - Boston
Aug 14 - North Star Bar - Philadelphia
Sep 7 - Maroquinerie - Paris
Sep 8 - Botanique Rotunda - Brussels
Sep 10 - Molotow - Hamburg
Sep 11 - Magnet - Berlin
Sep 12 - Melkweg - Amsterdam
Sep 13 - End of the Road Festival - North Dorset
Sep 14 - Scala - London
Sep 25 - McDonald Theatre - Eugene
Sep 28 - El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles

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Wye Oak on Myspace

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