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From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead’s fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow rock stars. We polled dozens of notable musicians about their favorite Radiohead songs, and this is how they responded. More »

I’ve had the digital promo of Nootropics, the sophomore album from Baltimore dream-rock band Lower Dens, for a couple of months now. And according to my iTunes, I’ve listened to its 10 songs an average of 106 times. I’ve mentioned this a few times on Stereogum already, but it almost immediately became my daughter’s favorite… More »

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Progress Report: Jana Hunter chats about Lower Dens’ sophomore album, Nootropics.

Jana Hunter is a woman of many talents. Over the past decade she has recorded music and toured with everyone from Devendra Banhart, CoCo Rosie, Deer Tick, Phosphorescent and Indian Jewelry. As a solo artist Hunter has released… More »

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Artist Portaits From FYF Fest 2015

FYF Fest took over LA’s Memorial Sports Arena this past weekend, with headlining sets from Morrissey and Kanye West (who joined the bill after Frank…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 24, 2015 - 12:53 pm
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Hear Perfume Genius And Lower Dens Talk Gender, Vaping, Life On The Road

Lower Dens' Jana Hunter and Mike Hadreas (aka Perfume Genius) are both incredible artists who fuck with the gender binary, and they're also just intelligent,…
Peter Helman | August 11, 2015 - 6:43 pm
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Air Waves – “Horse Race” (Feat. Jana Hunter)

The fact that Nicole Schneit went to college with Dan Deacon (they both attended New York's Purchase College) is often cited in conjunction with her…
Caitlin White | July 30, 2015 - 10:52 am
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Future Islands, Lower Dens Members Help Baltimore Middle Schoolers Record Song About Riots

Baltimore is as deeply segregated a city as you'd probably expect. But say this for the people in the city's predominantly white indie rock scene:…
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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Lower Dens – “Sucker’s Shangri-La” Video

The great Baltimore dream-rockers Lower Dens released their Escape From Evil album earlier this year, and they've just made their second video for a song…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2015 - 10:36 am
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Lower Dens – “Maneater” (Hall & Oates Cover)

Jana Hunter's great Baltimore dream-rock crew Lower Dens have a fair amount of synthy glint in their sound. But they're a serious band, and it'…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2015 - 10:23 am
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Stream Lower Dens Escape From Evil

Lower Dens will release the follow-up to 2012's gorgeous Nootropics at the end of the month, and today they've debuted the Escape From Evil stream…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 23, 2015 - 4:06 pm
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Lower Dens – “Ondine”

Baltimore dream-rockers Lower Dens already released the inescapable-loneliness riff "To Die In L.A.," and today they've shared "Ondine." Both songs are on the band's forthcoming…
Caitlin White | March 10, 2015 - 11:41 am

Lower Dens – “To Die In L.A.” Video

Los Angeles is a city like a poisoned apple. Glistening skin and supple, attractive colors cloak the rotting fruit that lurks beneath the surface. I…
Caitlin White | February 18, 2015 - 11:21 am
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Lower Dens – “To Die In L.A.”

On their last album, 2012's beautiful Nootropics, the Baltimore band Lower Dens explored some new middle ground between motorik krautrock pulse and headspun dream-pop drift.
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2015 - 10:05 am
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Watch Dan Rossen, Robin Pecknold, Hamilton Leithauser, And Victoria Legrand Cover Gene Clark In Brooklyn

The four-date indie rock all-star tour in tribute to Gene Clark's 1974 album No Other made its final stop last night in at Brooklyn's Music…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2014 - 5:21 pm
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Members Of Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear, Walkmen, Beach House To Cover Gene Clark On Tour

No Other, the 1974 solo album from the former Byrds member, is one of those cult-favorite albums that you're probably never heard of unless you're…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2013 - 1:46 pm
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Lower Dens – “Non Grata”

"Non Grata" is Lower Dens' contribution to label Famous Class' Less Artists, More Condos 7" series. The split, which features fellow Baltimoreans Horse Lords o…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 24, 2013 - 4:23 pm

Lower Dens – “Brains (Trentemøller Remix)”

Earlier this year, the Baltimore band Lower Dens released their very good, krautrock-skewing sophomore album Nootropics, and my daughter still can't fall asleep without listening…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2012 - 12:03 pm

Lower Dens – “Candy” Video

Lower Dens hits the corporate team-building camp in the video for "Candy," a visual accented by light psychedelic flourishes to fully flesh out the strangeness.
Corban Goble | August 3, 2012 - 9:08 am

Lower Dens – “Propagation” Video

In the video for Lower Dens' expansive new jam "Propagation," we see the members of the dreamy Baltimore band, painted white and wearing glowing beekeeper…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2012 - 10:06 am
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Stream Lower Dens Nootropics

On their very strong sophomore album Nootropics, my toddler daugher’s favorite album of all time, the gooily expansive Baltimore guitar band Lower Dens expands it…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2012 - 12:29 pm
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Lower Dens – “Lamb”

Baltimore space-wavers Lower Dens' sophomore LP Nootropics isn't out until next month, but we've already posted the early tracks "Brains" and "Propagation," and it's already…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2012 - 11:42 am
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