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As long as Minnesota’s minimal rock institution Low can continue making albums, there will surely be people eager to buy them. ‘Ones And Sixes’ is their eleventh in just over…

Produced by Low’s Alan Sparhawk but with a sound as sparkily dissimilar to that group as you could imagine, Minnesota newcomers Hippo Campus release their new single ‘Suicide Saturday’ on…

As [b]Franz[/b] and [b]Xenomania[/b] showed, attempts to cajole pop into bed are often ill-fated, so when [b]RGC[/b] roped in [b]Matt Beckley[/b] (who worked on [b]Paris Hilton[/b]’s debut) to mix their…

1. Gorillaz feat. Mos Def and Bobby Womack – ‘Stylo’ Beefed-up from the cute demo that Damon aired last spring, this has become a glossy, growling beast, muscular and mischievous.…

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Brandon Flowers may have usurped them both to become indie rock’s best known Mormon, but Low’s central members, Mimi Parker and Alan Sparhawk, still reign supreme in the art of…

Low: Boston Somerville Theatre

Low have more in common with the GAP than just having their song in a commercial. It’s the understatedness and the pared down focus on ‘basics’. It’s the harmonizing and…

Low : Canada

Clearly inspired by The Datsuns’ fine example, the habitually quiet [a]Low[/a] return with something of a rock [I]divertissement[/I]. Okay, there’s little in the way of hair-shaking riffs and surgically applied…

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Low/Spring Heel Jack Bombscare EP [I](Tugboat)[/I] OK, it’s like someone died in here, but in a [I]really good[/I] way. Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker may have a happy…

100% Ginuwine

They once seemed like the end of a line. No-one could be quieter, slower, or more total an inversion of rock’n’roll common practice than Duluth, Minnesota’s Low. In the early…

Dublin Whelans’

Sssshhh! We’ve seen so many bands bring their ‘pin drop’ sounds to this stage, only to be faced with the merciless chatter of the bar and the clamorous over-spill of…

360 Business/360 Bypass

Discard all thoughts of flying with them. Despite their name, [a]Pan American[/a] don’t take naturally to the air. Rather, Mark Nelson – usually to be found conducting sad strings for…

Low : Things We Lost In The Fire

In our blink-and-miss-it era of high-speed downloads, automobiles that accelerate like rockets, drive-thru windows and even express nail salons, slowness is something that has come to be associated with laziness,…

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MERCURY REV Goddess On A Hiway [I](V2)[/I] A humble little ditty, of near artless construction: three verses, each comprising one line repeated, followed swiftly by a similarly unpretentious refrain. The…