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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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Pop, punk and protest songs: the hottest music on the horizon in 2019
With the uproarious Idles hitting the road, Kamasi Washington play a mind-expanding UK show, and new albums from the Specials, Weezer and AJ Tracey, here are the sounds the new year will be shaking to

Alexis Petridis

01, Jan, 2019 @3:00 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2018, No 9: Low – Double Negative
The best album of the Duluth band’s career sounds familiarly glacial and hymn-like – but recorded all wrong. It’s the sound of the world collapsing

Alexis Petridis

11, Dec, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Low: ‘We want to punch new holes in the possibilities of music’
Never afraid to sit still, even after a dozen albums, the Minnesota band look back at the tracks that define their evolving sound: ‘Just say what you feel strongly about now’

Jessica Hopper

21, Sep, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Low: Double Negative review – the sound of the world unravelling
Shuddering blooms of static and an incantatory tone make this document of social collapse one of 2018’s most important albums

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

14, Sep, 2018 @8:00 AM

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50 great tracks for July from Drake, Ebony Bones, Low and more
From Nicki Minaj’s sex chat to Blawan’s masterful minimal techno, here are 50 great new tracks from across the musical spectrum. Read about our favourite 10 and subscribe to the playlist

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

10, Jul, 2018 @9:58 AM

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Low review – merry Christmas from the Minnesotan miserablists
Slowcore perennials summon an eerie, schmaltz-free festive spirit in a former church, with added feedback and headbanging

Malcolm Jack

11, Dec, 2016 @1:40 PM

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Festival watch: Caught By the River Thames – review
A small-scale gem, this multi-arts park festival boasts great twin headline slots from Super Furry Animals and Low

Kitty Empire

14, Aug, 2016 @7:00 AM

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