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The Slants

Rank #22 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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  • Fri

    Aug 29

    Sacramento, CA, US | 12:00pm
    Sacramento, CA, US
    Fri Aug 29 12:00pm


    The Slants will be returning to SacAnime to bring some face-melting Chinatown Dance Rock to CA's state capital!

  • 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!

  • Sat

    Oct 11

    Spokane, WA, US | 8:00pm

    Spokane, WA, US
    Sat Oct 11 8:00pm


    Oktoberfest at the Viking!

  • 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!

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  • AITG/Agony In The Garden (Artist) AITG/Agony In The G...
    Con Kids is a great song. Stellar guitar. Cheers!
  • Disciples Of Prime (Artist) Disciples Of Prime
    Con Kids! Cool, driving song.
  • The Boulton Brothers Band (Artist) The Boulton Brothers ...
    Hey, Gooooood vibes here!!....................... Please drop by and have a listen to our playlist if you have time ,TBBB
  • MJ12theband (Artist) MJ12theband
    We have an idea for a Labor Day Fest and calling it "Rock-U-Pye" - Are you interested in helping talk to the right people and organize?
  • Mammsie Graham (Artist) Mammsie Graham
    happy rocken new year gents
  • Sick Bird (Artist) Sick Bird
    Great music u have here!! Check me out when u have time: http://sickbirdmusic.com
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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

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Fri Feb 14 2014

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