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Review: Low Climb Ever Higher on ‘Ones and Sixes’

It's fairly common knowledge that tortoises owe their epic lifespans, hundreds of years in some cases, to their excruciatingly slow metabolism. The same holds true for other large, slow…
Harley Brown / September 11, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Low, Bob Moses, TRAAMS, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from an Old Line State…
SPIN Staff / August 4, 2015

Low Announce ‘Ones and Sixes’ With the Crawling Single ‘No Comprende’

The slowcore progenitors in Low have announced their return with an LP called Ones and Sixes. The long-running trio recorded the new album, their first…
Colin Joyce / June 23, 2015

Low Offer ‘Twilight Zone’ Twist in ‘Plastic Cup’ Video

Low marry grit and glamour in the video for "Plastic Cup," the dusky opening track from recent LP The Invisible Way. The Minnesota slowcore vets…
Kyle McGovern / June 13, 2013

Gospel Great Mavis Staples Will Take You There

Throughout the course of a career that started with her father and sisters in the Staples Singers in the 1950s, Mavis Staples and her mighty…
Kiran Herbert / May 30, 2013

Watch Low’s Subtly Gorgeous, Detail-Driven ‘Just Make It Stop’ Video

Phil Harder knows Low. His movie How to Quit Smoking, which premieres on April 20 at the Minneapolis / Saint Paul Film Festival, documents his…
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2013

Low, ‘The Invisible Way’ (Sub Pop)

This year marks Low's 20th anniversary and The Invisible Way is the trio's 10th album. But honestly, did they ever seem young? Maybe it was…
Joe Gross / March 22, 2013

Hear Low’s Majestic, Jeff Tweedy-Produced ‘So Blue’

Low's The Invisible Way, due out March 19 via Sub Pop, is shaping up to be impressively multi-hued. The first song from the Minnesota band's upcoming…
Marc Hogan / February 25, 2013

Hear Low’s Almost Upbeat ‘Just Make it Stop’

Low's tenth long-player is coming March 19 via Sub Pop, and knowing that Wilco main man Jeff Tweedy is producing The Invisible Way makes that news…
Chris Martins / January 9, 2013

Low Preview Jeff Tweedy-Produced LP With Rumbler ‘Plastic Cup’

Low's classic sound, long ago reductively but indelibly tagged as "slowcore," ain't broke. Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, who follows an impressive list of predecessors into…
Marc Hogan / December 27, 2012

Low’s ‘The Invisible Way’ Album Producer Jeff Tweedy Fills Big Shoes

Low have worked with a murderer's row of producers. Along with indie-rock heavyweights like Steve Albini and Dave Fridmann, the Duluth, Minnesota, trio has recorded…
Marc Hogan / November 28, 2012

Low, ‘C’Mon’ (Sub Pop)

The deal-breaker for Low - what keeps the Duluth, Minnesota trio a cult band after 18 years (despite the Robert Plant covers) - isn't their…
Peter S. Scholtes / April 12, 2011

New Albums from Foo Fighters, Vivian Girls + 8 More

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / April 12, 2011

Twin Cities Bands Rock for Obama

The combination of politics and music in '08 certainly has a notable pulling power; it seems nearly every young, Democratic-leaning person in the Twin Cities…
Carl Atiya Swanson / August 28, 2008