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The lyrics are steeped in humor and visceral, sometimes grotesque imagery: “I stood there stupefied by your pretty face/And spitting blood onto your shirt and your pretty face/I said I might love you,” Hunter sings in “Buster Keaton.” In “Empire Sundown” -- about overthrowing the plutocrats -- they sing, “Look them in the eyes when they push you/Off the raft and make them watch you drown.”Hunter was born in Texas, one of eight children in an insular, repressed Catholic family. Lower Dens - amazing live. March 12, 2011 • One of the moodiest and most grippingly emotional bands to emerge from Baltimore's music scene performed live at … I wish I could count on you to be mine But here I'm not crying I'm just glad to be alive The Competition, the fourth album from Lower Dens, is a pop album with a concept both emotionally and politically urgent. LOWER DENS + Ami Dang live @ Popscene! Forming Lower Dens was part of a conscious decision to make music within a social context. These were sparse, introspective works, part of the artist’s overall effort to make sense, in a way, of who they were and where they had come from. Their third album, Escape from Evil, was released on March 31, 2015 on Ribbon Music.
Exceeded all expectations. Sign in to get statistics for your attended concerts! Lower Dens took the stage at Kings in Raleigh to a packed house of fans who were literally buzzing with anticipation of the band taking the stage. This is # for show information or questions only! And we have to let it go, if we want lives that mean anything.” The album gets at the importance of situating oneself within a broader social context, especially in times of political emergency and great possibility, where the necessity of organizing feels more widespread and inspires more passion than it has in years. The result is a pop album that unifies theme and feel, and swallows you up: The songs are dense with guitars, drums, bass, and synth, but also accordion, French horn, trumpet, bassoon, and flute.Hunter studied Western classical music growing up, “but I was wild and in a lot of pain, and it didn’t really touch that. The band was formed in 2010 by Jana Hunter, Geoff Graham, Abram Sanders and Will Adams.Lower Dens has released four albums: their debut on Gnomonsong and a follow up album on Ribbon Music. Lower Dens In Concert. Very scary thought, very scary feeling, to know that you might not be connected to what’s really going on.” At the same time, Hunter was and is still undergoing a gender transition they had been deferring for many years. (“Why can’t we be with the ones we were made to love?” Hunter sings on “I Drive,” which expresses the seeming impossibility of feeling as though you belong anywhere. Lower Dens. “I live …
“I live as instructed/No way through/No place in me for you.”)The band’s first three albums -- Twin-Hand Movement, Nootropics, and Escape from Evil -- formed a narrative of sorts, about finding community, and identifying one’s responsibilities. By Anonymous. Modern capitalism by nature generates a kind of psychosis -- an inability to process its constant stimuli and contradictions -- that accelerates our insecurities and anxieties to the point of total overload, corroding our intimacies, our communities, and our senses of self. Her voice was amazing and the sound at Bowery is great. Search Clear search text ... 228 people have seen Lower Dens live. (Hide) setlist.fm Add Setlist. What did, especially as a very young person, was pop -- a spectrum ranging anywhere from Prince to Anne Murray. Forming Lower Dens was part of a conscious decision to make music within a social context. Lower Dens, Live In Concert: MoMA Nights | MoMA LIVE - YouTube The Baltimore band Lower Dens are no strangers to fitting sophisticated political thinking into pop songs. (“Why can’t we be with the ones we were made to love?” Hunter sings on “I Drive,” which expresses the seeming impossibility of feeling as though you belong anywhere.
“I’m equally terrified of and excited by that, but I always want to be more myself onstage, to reach people.”“What we’re talking about on the record is there’s a disease we’re all suffering from, and it steals meaning from our individual lives, and robs us of our ability to connect with one another.