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Summer lovin’, had me some jams!

I recommend all these tunes because apparently I can't stop playing 'em: here's a quick alphabetical assessments of what's been hummin' in my iPod on Metro the past few weeks! The Blank Tapes, "Coast To Coast" from the album Vacation A little Zombies-meets-Badfinger surf hippie flower power pop from this (not surprising) SoCal band. The Blank […]

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DEAL ALERT: Imaginaries can save $3 on music films at SIFF!

Dearest Imaginaries,  We are super-pleased to announce that we've just partnered with SIFF to get a not-so-imaginary discount for our readers on music-related films! SIFF Cinema Uptown is screening the rockumentary about 70's band Death, A Band Called Death, on 6/28, 6/29, and 6/30, and a special one night only presentation of the Low Movie (How […]

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Sub Pop 20: Low

Show Date: July 12, 2008

Low started immediately after The Fluid. I mean like, Within Seconds. I have to give Sub Pop major props for setting up two stages and running such a tight agenda; I've been to many many festivals and have never seen one so on schedule! Low began with a mellow song (are there any other kind […]

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Best of 2007: Sarah Jo's picks

In absolutely no numeric order — I could never pick favorites with a list like this! Jens Lekman, Night Falls Over Kortedala Throw Me The Statue, Moonbeams Cave Singers, Invitation Songs Okkervil River, The Stage Names John Vanderslice, Emerald City Arthur & Yu, In Camera Low, Drums and Guns J. Tillman, Cancer and Delirium Night […]

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Drums and Guns

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Drums and Guns, the eighth-full length album from Duluth MN’s Low, is a slow march through a fresh battlefield of creeping beats, electronic melodies, and hymn-like vocals. The arrangements float like bedroom reflections, and at times verge on the cinematic. The album pulls heavily from the band’s earlier, minimalist sound that has influenced countless bands […]

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The Great Destroyer

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Low, to make an odd comparison, reminds me of the Harry Potter series. Wait…let me explain. Sure, they are both relatively clean, filled with magic, and big hits in the UK — but beyond the obvious there is something else – something very methodical, deliberate and perhaps a little sinister about the both of them. […]

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