Slim Twig

Slim Twig is a protean musical force from Toronto, where he's been called an "icon-in-the-making" and is an erstwhile rock-artist-of-the-year. Since ought-'08, he's released two early EPs, Vernacular Violence and Derelict Dialect, a searingly original, sampledelic debut full-length, Contempt!, and the acclaimed pop LP, Sof' Sike. He has created a string of re-mix recordings (the Spit it Twig! series), including the cassette/ download-only A Sheik in Scores, and has been featured in numerous compilations, notably the Clan Destine Records release, Statement, with Dirty Beaches, Ela Orleans and U.S. Girls.

Starting in 2011, Slim Twig donned the producer's mantel for U.S. Girls. On their Palmist Records split, U.S. Girls/ Slim Twig, U.S. Girls on Kraak (Kraak Records), and the acclaimed, FatCat released Gem, Slim's work as mixer, co-songwriter and producer have helped to create unique new sounds for Meg Remy's project.

Slim has toured extensively throughout Canada, the U.S. and Europe, both as a solo act and accompanied by a band.

His latest album, a Nabokov / Gainsbourg/Jean-Claude Vannier-inspired, orchestral-rock original, A Hound at the Hem, was co-released by Toronto-based Calico Corp. and
Pleasence Records.



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