Review + Photos: Low at Great American Music Hall

Low sit squarely in a liminal space. There's something incorporeal about the way husband and wife duo Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker meander through song structures, sonics, and melodies. Take a look through their back catalog and you'll find templates rich with harmony and space. From the bare, open instrumentation of their 1994 debut to the more conventional, piano-driven sound of 2013's The Invisible Way, Low has shifted their landscapes gracefully through their 25-year career. If anything, their slow-burning, minimal aesthetic has proven that what's missing is just as impactful as what is placed in the arrangement. It's a tension [...]

By |March 18, 2019|Tags: |

Review + Photos: Low at the Fillmore

Low (photo: Patric Carver) Japanese instrumental post-rock band Mono played a lusciously aggressive set at the Fillmore last Tuesday. More of an experience than a concert, Mono is theater with instruments. Their sound is more story that most bands that include lyrics in their work – pressing, provocative, and pummeling. I don’t know if I’d enjoy their brand of madness in any other format than live performance, because the joy factor seemed to be in the entire stage show, which was something to see. I am one of those people that enjoys going to the symphony, though I never play classical [...]

By |June 21, 2017|Tags: |

Low – "Just Make It Stop"

It's the twentieth anniversary of Low, and the band's got a new album, The Invisible Way, out now on Sub Pop. The new record was produced by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, and you can hear "Just Make It Stop" below. Low's coming to the Great American Music Hall with Thalia Zedek on April 3. Low - "Just Make It Stop" Low, Thalia Zedek Great American Music Hall April 3, 2013 8pm, $21

By |March 22, 2013|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: No Age, Fresh & Onlys, Anais Mitchell, Low

To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at] with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name to one contest. Winners for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. TONIGHT, December 8th No Age, Fresh & Onlys, Lucky Dragon @ The New Parish To win a pair of tickets to the show be the SECOND or FIFTH person to enter! The show starts at 9pm, $13 adv/$15 door, 18+. Purchase advance tickets here. Thursday, December 9th No Age, Fresh & [...]

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