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The Slants

Rank #11 US Portland, OR Rock / Electronic / Dance


Sounds Like: The Killers, Neon Trees, Depeche Mode, The Cure, She Wants Revenge

Label: Independent

Manager: Simon Tam

Bio: Portland's The Slants are the first and only all-Asian American dance rock band in the world. They offer up catchy dance beats, strong hooks, and a bombastic live show that is "not to be missed" (The Westword). The Willamette Week says "While the band may well be best experienced live, Slants rel... See Full Bio

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  • Sat

    Aug 30

    Sacramento, CA, US | 10:00am
    Sacramento, CA, US
    Sat Aug 30 10:00am



  • Sat

    Sep 13

    Salem, OR, US | 9:00am
    TEDxSalem at the Elsinore...
    Salem, OR, US
    Sat Sep 13 9:00am


    The Slants will be performing at TEDxSalem 2014. Join us for an incredible day of inspirational talks, including one from Slants' founder and bassist, Simon!

  • Mon

    Oct 13

    Spokane, WA, US | 9:00am
    Spokane, WA, US
    Mon Oct 13 9:00am


    Join THE SLANTS for an unforgettable face-melting experience at the 4th annual TEDxSpokane. Bassist Simon Tam will be sharing a talk called "Give Racism a Chance," then later rock out with the band. This is going to be a day of inspiration!

  • Fri

    Oct 17

    Richland, WA, US | 12:00am

    Richland, WA, US
    Fri Oct 17 12:00am
  • Sat

    Oct 18

    Portland, OR, US | 12:00pm
    PCC Southeast Campus
    Portland, OR, US
    Sat Oct 18 12:00pm


    Join THE SLANTS in celebrating the grand opening of Portland Community College's Southeast campus! This event will be kicking off a community-wide celebration with food, music, and programs!

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Q: The Slants, How do you write? Do you write lyrics first and find a beat, or do you find the beat first and then create lyrics? Would you be interested in doing a short interview?
A: Hi, It's often music first, lyrics second in this band. We'd be happy to answer any questions/interview, please email theslants@theslants.com

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