Eric Slick

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Eric Slick
A photo of Dr. Dog's Eric Slick in front of wall.jpg
Background information
OriginPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
GenresIndie rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsDrums, vocals, guitar, piano, bass, marimba, saxophone
Years active2010–present
Associated actsDr. Dog, Adrian Belew, Ween, Cass McCombs, Aldous Harding
Websitewww.ericslick.com

Eric Slick (born May 15, 1987)[1] is an American singer, songwriter and drummer. He is the drummer of Dr. Dog,[2] performing on their albums Shame, Shame (2010),[3] Be The Void (2012),[4] B-Room (2013),[5] The Psychedelic Swamp (2016)[6] and Abandoned Mansion (2016).[7] Slick released his debut solo album Palisades on April 21, 2017 to positive reviews from Consequence of Sound,[8] Relix[8] and Tidal, in which Greg Saunier of Deerhoof rated the album "10 out of 10 stars."[9]

Biography[edit]

Slick is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and began playing drums at age 5.[10] Aside from Dr. Dog and solo records, Slick has also performed/recorded with Adrian Belew,[11] Nels Cline (Wilco),[12] Daniel Rossen (Grizzly Bear[13]), R. Stevie Moore,[14] Cass McCombs,[12] and Ween.[15][16] Slick also operates a vinyl label, Least Records.[17]

Discography[edit]

(as solo artist)
  • Out of Habit (2014)
  • Four Track Demos Vol. 1 and 2 (2015)
  • Palisades (2017)
  • Bullfighter EP (2018)
(with Lithuania)
  • Heavy Hands (2010)
  • Hardcore Friends (2015)
  • White Reindeer (2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://jumpphilly.com/2011/11/11/eric-slick-more-than-a-fan/
  2. ^ "One-on-One Interview with Dr. Dog's Eric Slick on Kendrick, Polyphasics, and "A Bunch of Dudes Who Rarely Shower, but Care A Lot About What They Do" - The MAT Magazine". matmag.net. Archived from the original on 11 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Dr. Dog: Shame, Shame". popmatters.com. 25 April 2010. Archived from the original on 11 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Dr. Dog - Be The Void - Anti-Records". xpn.org. Archived from the original on 11 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Album Premiere: Dr. Dog Build 'B-Room' From the Ground Up". rollingstone.com. Archived from the original on 1 December 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  6. ^ "First Listen: Dr. Dog, 'The Psychedelic Swamp'". thecurrent.org. Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Eric Slick tells us how Dr. Dog's surprise charity album came to be". xpn.org. 29 November 2016. Archived from the original on 16 January 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Dr. Dog's Eric Slick premieres debut album Palisades: Stream". consequenceofsound.net. 19 April 2017. Archived from the original on 29 September 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Greg Saunier (Deerhoof) Reviews Eric Slick's 'Palisades'". read.tidal.com. Archived from the original on 9 June 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Interview: Eric Slick". newcommute.net. Archived from the original on 9 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  11. ^ "Eric Slick of Dr. Dog Drummer Blog - Modern Drummer Magazine". moderndrummer.com. 13 December 2012. Archived from the original on 11 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  12. ^ a b "Wilco's Nels Cline to Play Eric Clapton's Role at 'Last Waltz' Tribute Show". rollingstone.com. Archived from the original on 2 March 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Daniel Rossen: Silent Hour/Golden Mile EP Album Review - Pitchfork". pitchfork.com. Archived from the original on 27 August 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  14. ^ http://philadelphia.thedelimagazine.com/10613/new-track-“main-theme-from-love-clumsy”-feat-eric-slick-r-stevie-moore Archived 2018-03-11 at the Wayback Machine.
  15. ^ "Dr. Dog drummer Eric Slick branches out on solo debut, Palisades - Modern Drummer Magazine". moderndrummer.com. 26 April 2017. Archived from the original on 11 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  16. ^ "Welcome". Eric Slick. Archived from the original on 9 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  17. ^ "Eric Slick - (le) poisson rouge". lpr.com. Archived from the original on 11 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.