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GRAMMY nom for starRo's "Heavy Star Movin'" remix

GRAMMY nom for starRo’s “Heavy Star Movin'” remix

We couldn’t be more excited! StarRo’s incredible remix of “Heavy Star Movin'” (written by The Flaming Lips) just received a Grammy nomination for Best Remixed Recording. We are beyond thrilled and send a mighty congrats to starRo, our label Six Degrees Records, and everyone involved in making this happen.
NEW ALBUM: The Silver Lake Chorus REMIXES

NEW ALBUM: The Silver Lake Chorus REMIXES

The Silver Lake Chorus REMIXES is available now! Rediscover our debut album through genre-bending remixes by influential artists like Nashville-based ambient guitar duo Hammock, Carmen Rizzo (of Niyaz), guitar experimentalist/soundtrack composer David Torn, and Japanese producer starRo!
SONG PREMIERE "Easy to Die" Hammock Remix

SONG PREMIERE “Easy to Die” Hammock Remix

The first song off our forthcoming remix album is available now on Spotify! Vastly dreamy and sonically stunning we couldn’t be more in love with the ethereal treatment Hammock gave “Easy to Die,” originally written for the Chorus by Aimee Mann. Do your ears and brains a favor and give the re-imagined “Easy to Die” a listen.
*LIVE SHOW* June 4th in Highland Park

*LIVE SHOW* June 4th in Highland Park

We’ve long loved singing Emmylou Harris’s heartening and gorgeous Timberline and are thrilled our rendition will be included on To Emmylou: A Tribute to Emmylou Harris, out June 3rd. To celebrate the record release, we’ll be singing a small set alongside the other LA-based bands who contributed to the album on Saturday, June 4th, at the...
*VIDEO PREMIERE* "From the Snow-Tipped Hills"

*VIDEO PREMIERE* “From the Snow-Tipped Hills”

When Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) gave TSLC “From the Snow-Tipped Hills,” arrangers Heather Ogilvy and Mikey Wells immediately connected with the meditative, peaceful sense of space it evoked. They built upon that meditation, layering voices little by little as the song gradually grows. The track swells and shifts both in terms of the vocals and the tempo, which...
World Cafe Radio Spot

World Cafe Radio Spot

It was a joy and an honor to be featured on npr’s World Cafe today, among such greats as Moby, Sylvan Esso, and Kermit (especially Kermit). Check out our three tunes recorded live exclusively for World Cafe, plus an interview with Music Director Mikey Wells and Arranger Heather Ogilvy right here!    
TOMORROW *Free Live Show* VNYL

TOMORROW *Free Live Show* VNYL

Celebrate the release of our debut album on vinyl TOMORROW with a free live show in Abbot Kinney! VNYL – Sunday, August 23rd – 2:30pm – See you there!  
The Wall Street Journal Says We're "Changing the Way People Think About Choruses"

The Wall Street Journal Says We’re “Changing the Way People Think About Choruses”

Check out the Wall Street Journal‘s article on TSLC – including their pitch for why TSLC should play Coachella! Full article below and at www.WSJ.com. “As is its custom on Monday nights, the Silver Lake Chorus is rehearsing in an abandoned church here, its pews removed from its nave but the vault providing natural amplification. With Mikey Wells as...
Aimee Mann Talks "Easy to Die"

Aimee Mann Talks “Easy to Die”

Aimee Mann and our own Mikey Wells sat down recently with Studio 360 to talk about “Easy to Die,” the last track on our debut album. Mann cowrote the song with Paul Bryan and was inspired by a friend’s drug overdose. Despite the heavy material, Mann laughs about biting lyrics like, “Reap while the other saps dig.” Says...
Critique de Salon Album Review

Critique de Salon Album Review

Check out the wonderful review of our debut album by Critique de Salon (Lounge Review), one of the coolest music-based websites in Quebec, translated below. The recent history of music has taught us to be wary of group names. Of Montreal comes from the United States, Boards of Canada from Scotland, Barenaked Ladies is a group...
"Overboard" Video Premiere

“Overboard” Video Premiere

Ready to get your smile on? Or, in the words of LA Mag, are you ready to “See the Totally Great Silver Lake Chorus Nail a Song Written for them by Ben Lee”? LA Mag premieres the second video off our debut album, which is guaranteed to have you grinning in seconds.
We're on VINYL

We’re on VINYL

The Silver Lake Chorus, our debut album, will be available on VINYL August 7th. Pre-order it on Amazon and Bandcamp today! Our resident polar bear mascot is excited, and you should be, too.