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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