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Lower Dens Join Grizzly Bear on Fall Tour

August 11, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

This fall, Lower Dens are hitting the road for a North American tour supporting Grizzly Bear. The band’s upcoming shows come on the heels of the band’s first headlining tour, which featured performances at Pitchfork Music Fest and The Forecastle Festival, as well as a sold out show at New York’s Bowery Ballroom.

Nootropics is available now on CD, double LP, and digitally on Ribbon Music. The band’s latest video for “Candy,” directed by comedian/artist Alan Resnick, can be seen …

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Lower Dens 6/29 The Constellation Room Santa Ana Review

July 1, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Ace Ubas

A couple of months ago, Baltimore-based outfit Lower Dens put out one of the year’s best releases in Nootropics (which I reviewed here.) Having heard the news that they were headlining a tour that included a stop in southern California, I was definitely excited to finally see them live. And apparently so was Orange County as the Constellation Room in Santa Ana was a sold out show on Friday night.

Led by frontwoman/guitarist/keyboardist Jana Hunter, …

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Lower Dens Announce Summer Tour

June 1, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Fresh off the release of the band’s critically acclaimed record, Nootropics, Lower Dens are set to begin their first headlining tour in June. Starting on June 21st in Raleigh, NC, the tour will include stops at The Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, The Forecastle Festival in Louisville, and New York’s Bowery Ballroom.

Nootropics is available now on CD, double LP, and digitally on Ribbon Music. Watch the band’s latest Butoh-inspired “Propagation” video directed by Sebastian Mlynarksi here and Tristan Patterson’s …

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Album Review: Lower Dens – Nootropics

May 4, 2012 The Audio Perv 1


By Ace Ubas

I’ll admit that I’ve never heard of Lower Dens prior to the hype leading up to the release of their latest album, Nootropics (pronounced “No-eh-tropics”). Shame on me, I know. But after listening to this album, I am completely sold on the Baltimore-based quintet led by vocalist Jana Hunter. In the past she’s been a touring member for renowned artists such as Devendra Banhart, Marissa Nadler, Deer Tick, and Peter & the Wolf, so she’s definitely …

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Second Wave of CMJ 2010 Artists Announced

September 22, 2010 drainu182 0

The next round of CMJ artists have been announced. Interesting to see that Phoenix’s show at Madison Square Garden on October 20th is part of CMJ. Check out the lineup below:

1995 • +/- • 2 Cow Garage • A Classic Education • A Life Once Lost • A Million Years • Acid Washed • Acid Westerns • Adam Haworth Stephens • Adult Themes • Afternoon • Agent Ribbons • AIDS Wolf • The Aikiu • Air Waves • Alcoholic …