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The Story Behind Every Song On Lower Dens’ New Album The Competition

The music of Lower Dens has always been dense and to some extent difficult, even when cathartic or hypnotizing. Across their first two albums, 2010's…
Ryan Leas | September 10, 2019 - 4:23 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | May 31, 2019 - 2:33 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 'gum squad is headed upstate to Basilica Soundscape this weekend to see Angel Olsen, Cobalt, Wolves In The Throne Room, Explosions In The Sky,…
Stereogum | September 16, 2016 - 3:29 pm

More Lower Dens stories

Lower Dens – “Galapagos”

In a few weeks, Lower Dens are releasing a new album, The Competition, their first in four years following 2015's Escape From Evil. Early singles…
James Rettig | August 20, 2019 - 10:11 am

Lower Dens – “I Drive” Video

It's been over four years since Lower Dens' excellent Escape From Evil, and now, the Baltimore band are getting ready to release its follow-up, The
Julia Gray | July 9, 2019 - 10:00 am

Radio Programmers Said Lower Dens’ New Song “Young Republicans” Was “Too Controversial”

Lower Dens just announced their new album The Competition and shared its lead single "Young Republicans," which paints the titular young Republicans as elitist cannibals…
Peter Helman | June 1, 2019 - 2:13 pm

Lower Dens – “Young Republicans” Video

Lower Dens started out in the early days of this decade as a really great Baltimore dreampop band. Over the years, they've released three albums,…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2019 - 10:36 am

Watch Lower Dens Cover ABBA In Brooklyn

Last night, Lower Dens covered songs from ABBA's Gold: Greatest Hits compilation at Rough Trade NYC as a part of Brooklyn's Northside Festival. It looks…
Peter Helman | June 11, 2017 - 1:45 pm

Lower Dens – “Maneater” (Hall & Oates Cover) (Studio Version)

Last year, Lower Dens covered Hall & Oates' 1982 hit "Maneater" for a SiriusXMU live in-studio session, and the track has consistently popped up in…
James Rettig | September 29, 2016 - 11:11 am

Lower Dens – “Real Thing” Video

Lower Dens' most recent LP, Escape From Evil, came out back in 2015, and during its rollout we saw a few excellent videos to accompany…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 12, 2016 - 10:46 am

Phantogram, Lower Dens, Yuna, Scarlett Johansson Cover ‘80s Songs On New amfAR Comp

Next month, a whole lot of current-day acts will take on a bunch of '80s pop classics on a new benefit compilation. As Billboard reports,…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2016 - 10:58 am

Concert Review

A$AP Ferg, Chairlift, Twin Peaks, & More Play Stereogum’s SXSW 2016 Showcase

Last night, Stereogum took over the Bud Light Factory at Austin's Brazos Hall for our official showcase of SXSW 2016. The six-artist lineup represented the…
Ryan Leas | March 17, 2016 - 4:54 pm

Announcing Stereogum’s Official SXSW 2016 Showcase

Next Wednesday in Austin, Stereogum's presenting an official nighttime showcase at the Bud Light Factory at SXSW. The 3/16 event features six acts you should…
Scott Lapatine | March 10, 2016 - 8:00 am

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…
Stereogum | August 24, 2015 - 12:53 pm

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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