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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