Low

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Mimi Parker obituary
Mesmerising voice of Low, one of America’s most influential bands

Jude Rogers

18, Nov, 2022 @6:12 PM

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‘She was so casual about her genius’: musicians on Low’s Mimi Parker
Steve Albini, Robert Plant, Geoff Barrow and more pay tribute to the vocalist and drummer, who has died aged 55

Guardian music

08, Nov, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Low’s Mimi Parker was a voice of hope and healing in indie rock
The vocalist and drummer, who has died aged 55, was ‘a little reluctant’ to form a band with her husband, Alan Sparhawk. But her songwriting and hushed, strong voice saw Low create breathtaking music that was both beautiful and unsettling

Stevie Chick

07, Nov, 2022 @11:02 AM

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Low drummer and vocalist Mimi Parker dies aged 55
Alongside husband Alan Sparhawk, Parker formed Low in the early 90s, and their minimal alternative to the era’s grunge-heavy music saw them acclaimed as one of indie-rock’s most original bands

Safi Bugel

06, Nov, 2022 @5:50 PM

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‘A gambler’s wet dream and an accountant’s worst nightmare!’: the huge allure of the micro-festival
Amid a bloated festival market, the founders of the UK’s tiniest weekenders explain why they are keeping things intimate and defiantly non-commercial

Daniel Dylan Wray

12, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Low review – human warmth fills music of social collapse
Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker unleash a charged cacophony on the reverent crowd but the couple’s connection provides an underlying sweetness

Katie Goh

26, Apr, 2022 @10:23 AM

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The 50 best albums of 2021
And finally – a deserving winner, whose second solo album is a truly relatable, pin-sharp pop classic. We reveal our No 1 album of 2021

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

17, Dec, 2021 @6:52 AM

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Low: Hey What review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
The veteran group continue the scorched digital manipulations of 2018 masterpiece Double Negative, but their vocals are left pristine and beautiful

Alexis Petridis

09, Sep, 2021 @10:30 AM

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10 of the best Christmas songs (that aren’t by Mariah Carey)
The classics are back in the charts even earlier than usual – alongside the perennial row about the Pogues. So why not discover these lesser-known festive bangers?

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Nov, 2020 @3:00 PM

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The 50 greatest Christmas songs – ranked!
From John Fahey, the Sonics and the Waitresses to Slade, Wizzard and Mariah Carey, we count down the best festive numbers

Michael Hann

05, Dec, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Beirut, Michael Kiwanuka, Spiritualized and Metronomy to headline End of the Road festival
Courtney Barnett and Jarvis Cocker also join lineup for eclectic West Country summer gathering

Kate Nicholson

31, Jan, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Low review – a hotline to paranoia, discomfort and sorrow
The Minnesotan trio blend their recent electronic experimentation into their brutally beautiful aesthetic, offsetting despair with sweetness

Malcolm Jack

30, Jan, 2019 @1:16 PM

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