The Slants (Portland, OR)
Chinatown Dance Rock
Portland’s The Slants are the 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) They’ve been featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” IFC, TV/Comast Xfinity, and over 1500 radio stations, tv shows, magazines, and websites. The Slants have toured/provided support for The Decemberists, Girl Talk, Men Without Hats, Vampire Weekend, Apl.De.Ap (Black Eyed Peas), and many more.
The band has toured the North America 16 times and headlined at festivals such as SXSW, MusicfestNW, Asian Street Heritage Fair, and other events. They’ve toured overseas for the Dept. of Defense playing for troops serving in Eastern Europe.
Their music video, “You Make Me Alive” went viral and received over 200,000 views in four months. It is now being broadcast on television in over 80 countries.
The newest music video, “Con Kids” premiered on the IFC Network in December 2012.
The Slants are available for regional and flyout shows year round. Please contact Simon@laststopbooking.com for more information.