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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. This spring, the band…   Read Story »
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 Hall Of Williamsburg. As advertised, Grizzly Bear's Daniel…   Read Story »
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 part of its cult. The densely orchestrated album…   Read Story »
"Non Grata" is Lower Dens' contribution to label Famous Class' Less Artists, More Condos 7" series. The split, which features fellow Baltimoreans Horse Lords on the B-side, was released last week and…   Read Story »
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 to it. On the new…   Read Story »
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. Plenty of trust falls are practiced,…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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 outfits while traipsing through a forest and…   Read Story »
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 its pallet with motorik beats and…   Read Story »
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 my daughter's favorite…   Read Story »