The Slants

Rank #13 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

    Apr 19

    Portland, OR, US | 9:00pm

    Portland, OR, US
    Sat Apr 19 9:00pm


    THE SLANTS will be rockin' with Japanese action punk band PEELANDER-Z!

  • Fri

    May 23

    Boise, ID, US | 12:00pm

    Boise, ID, US
    Fri May 23 12:00pm


    The Slants return to the Boise area, bringing their signature Chinatown Dance Rock to Anime Oasis Compile! Better compile your friends and your dancing shoes - it's going to be one face-melting time!

  • Sat

    May 24

    Boise, ID, US | 12:00pm
    Anime Oasis at The Grove ...
    Boise, ID, US
    Sat May 24 12:00pm


    You don't want to miss THE SLANTS, live in concert at Anime Oasis!

  • Sun

    May 25

    Boise, ID, US | 12:00pm
    Anime Oasis
    Boise, ID, US
    Sun May 25 12:00pm


    Come hang out with The Slants for the final day of fun at Anime Oasis. Panels, workshops, and general geekery await you.

  • 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!

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  • 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?
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    happy rocken new year gents
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    Great music u have here!! Check me out when u have time: http://sickbirdmusic.com
  • Aqua Vitae (Artist) Aqua Vitae
    Awesome, you guys off a new slant on music!
  • Mayflies in April (Artist) Mayflies in April
    You guys are awesome. If you need a band to open for you then we are down!
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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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