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Lower – “At The Endless Party”

Copenhagen post-punks Lower rode in on the excellent Danish wave that also brought us previous tourmates Iceage and Vår among others. Following the melodic quartet’s 2012 EP, they released their full-length debut Seek Warmer Climes on Matador last year. We posted their album cuts “Lost Weight, Perfect Skin” and “Soft Option,” along with video premiere… More »

By: Lisa Brown / July 15, 2015 - 1:52 pm

Lower – “Daft Persuasion” Video (Stereogum Premere)

Lower first emerged out of the same Danish punk scene that gave us Iceage, among others, and they made waves internationally after their 2012 EP Walk on Heads. This past summer, the experimental post-punkers dropped their debut full-length, Seek Warmer Climes. Today, they release the video for album track “Daft Persuasion,” a tense, clipped song… More »

By: Maggie Stamets / September 25, 2014 - 10:00 am

Lower – “Tradition” Video

The release of Lower’s excellent debut album Seek Warmer Climes is imminent, and the darkly tinged Danish punks just released another performance video. Like the “Bastard Tactics” clip, this presents Lower in stark shades in a rehearsal space and lets their smoldering stage presence take the lead. Watch it below. More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 13, 2014 - 10:01 am

Stream Lower Seek Warmer Climes

The Danish postpunkers Lower are the rare European band to show almost as much influence from the Dead Kennedys as they do from Joy Division. The band’s roiling sprint somehow manages to be fractured and frantic, even as it broods. Next week, the band will release the new album Seek Warmer Climes, their full-length debut. More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 9, 2014 - 12:53 pm

Lower – “Soft Option” Video

Danish post-punk quartet Lower are part of the scene that also birthed the excellent Iceage, and while the two bands have many similarities, Lower’s music is more melodic, less abrasive, than that of their counterparts — though it’s equally great. “Soft Option” is the third single to be released from Lower’s forthcoming Matador debut, SeekMore »

By: Michael Nelson / May 28, 2014 - 10:44 am

Lower – “Bastard Tactics” (Stereogum Premiere)

Fearsome Copenhagen experimental punks Lower are gearing up for their Matador debut, Seek Warmer Climes, and today they unveil a live performance of one of its tracks. The song is called “Bastard Tactics,” which should probably be enough to grab your attention right there, but Lower has also issued this statement about it:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 14, 2014 - 10:05 am

Lower – “Lost Weight, Perfect Skin”

Danish punk band Lower come from the same scene as Vår and Iceage, toured with the latter last year, and now they’re getting ready to release a new album on Iceage’s label, Matador. The new single off Seek Warmer Climates is just as fierce and dismal as we’ve come to expect from Lower, but with… More »

By: Miles Bowe / April 3, 2014 - 12:06 pm

Lower – “Another Life”

The excellent Danish punk band Lower are part of the same Copenhagen scene that produced Iceage and Vår (as well as Marching Church and Sexdrome, among others). Based only on the few higher-profile names I’m familiar with, it’s probably as good a scene as any in the world right now. If Iceage is the band… More »

By: Michael Nelson / April 23, 2013 - 10:40 am

Lower – “But There Has To Be More”

Last month, we posted “Someone’s Got It In For Me,” the new single from brooding Danish punks Lower. Today, we get to hear the B-side, a dark and clanging song called “But There Has To Be More,” which would’ve fit in just fine on Factory Records. Listen to it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 15, 2012 - 2:36 pm

Incubate Festival 2012 In Photos

Last week, from 9/10 – 9/16, the Incubate festival moved into the city of Tilburg, in the Netherlands. Along with a range of other cultural offerings, Incubate hosted more than 300 musical acts in a wide array of indie, underground, and avant garde genres. Photographer Graeme Flegenheimer was on hand to document some of the… More »

By: Michael Nelson / September 19, 2012 - 2:00 pm