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Low, Thalia Zedek

BRANDON WIDDER
9 pm., Friday April 05 | $18.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[PIONEERING SLOWCORE] The notion that bands must continually expand and build upon what they’ve established, brick-by-brick, in order to endure is a farce—one that Minnesota’s Low makes evident. The band’s 10th album and most recent release, The Invisible Way, finds core members Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker crafting the same melancholy, acoustic rustle that has more or less defined the band for more than two decades. Previous albums that dabbled in distortion and synths seem to have been merely a digression from the band’s hallmark sound, a stark yet short-lived contrast to the glacial guitar work, delicate harmonies and profuse piano that distinguish the band’s latest effort. And with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy at the helm as producer, the skeletal mix of finely constructed songs put forth an eerily familiar and natural Americana feeling.

Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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