The Slope

Fri 28 Jun 15:25 - 16:00


Foxing is the deterioration process that results in brownish spots on old books. Not exactly something you can say about the eponymous post-rockers from Saint Louis in the US. They recently caused a sensation with their third album ‘Nearer my God’. American music critics named it one of the best rock albums of 2018. Pitchfork gave it an 8.0 and praised the foursome's desire to surpass themselves. Producer Chris Walla (formerly with Death Cab For Cutie) decided to produce a classic album. But that wasn't good enough. It also had to be outside their comfort zone. Mission accomplished. When listening to the album you can hear similarities with M83, Radiohead and TV On The Radio. The band itself cites influences by Frank Ocean and Sufjan Stevens. All top-class acts. Foxing can now be added to this line-up

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