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Cuddly duo Sylvan Esso has enjoyed a meteoric rise to the top of the electro-pop scene. They play the Jefferson on Saturday. Photo: DL Anderson.

ARTS Pick: Sylvan Esso

In 2012, Amelia Meath (Mountain Man) joined Nick Sanborn (Megafun) in Durham, North Carolina to collaborate on a song, and even though they had their own respective projects, they agreed there was something special between them, and eventually Sylvan Esso was born. The duo released its self-titled debut album in 2014, resulting in a 10-song […]

Sci-fi loving musician Kawehi will bring her Robot Heart to the stage via her female robot persona at the Southern on Friday. Publicity photo.

ARTS Pick: Kawehi

Escape the arctic blast with Kawehi, the hottest one-woman band out of Lawrence, Kansas. This firecracker of a songwriter focuses on social injustice and doesn’t mince words in describing herself as a “shit talker” and “musician who walks like a trucker.” She also walks the talk by looping guitars, keys and beatboxing on innovative, themed […]