Archive for the 'Low' Category

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

On Double Negative, Low’s 12th album, the Minneapolis trio cake their austere songs in hiss, noise, and impenetrable distortion. Recorded in Wisconsin over a two-year span with producer BJ Burton at Justin Vernon of Bon Iver’s studio April Base, it’s easy to suspect a tactic at work. The voices of Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker, […]

Monday, May 19th, 2014

18 years ago Minnesota slowcore vets, Low, released their Transmission ep. At six tracks it housed two covers – “Jack Smith” (a Supreme Dicks cover), and a glacial rendition of Joy Division’s “Transmission“, from which the ep took its name. Low :: Transmission (Joy Division Cover)

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

John Denver died in a plane crash in 1997 — several years later the compilation Take Me Home: A Tribute To John Denver was released via Badman Recordings. Guiding the artist roster, the compilation sonically concentrated on the somber stylings of the (then) quiet-is-the-new-loud zeitgeist – specifically that of Mark Kozelek, whose Red House Painters […]

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Next Tuesday, September 20th, Aquarium Drunkard presents Low at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. Bachelorette support. Low are presently touring behind their 2011 Sub Pop release, C’mon. We’re giving away three pairs of tickets to AD readers. Hit us up in the comments, below, with your name and an email address we can […]