You can’t spell “slow” or “low-fi” without “low.” Both are apt descriptors for Low. If you haven’t heard of the Duluth, Minn.-based band by now, chances are you’ve been listening to louder music — for a long time. Low’s 10th album came out Tuesday on Sub Pop. Believe it or not, the band has been …
I’ve been beating my head against a wall for the last few weeks, trying to figure out what kind of music blog I want to write. (If you take into account the time that’s passed since my last true music blog, which I wrote at my last job, then it’s been more than two years, not just a few weeks. But who’s counting?)
Part of me wants to just give up on the venture. There are plenty of places on the Internet for you to find good, independent music by good, independent artists that I like to spotlight. And then I found this song by the Static Jacks. It reminded me of all the fun, interesting young bands out there that deserve some attention.
I don’t know how much my humble blog will help them get attention. But based on “I’ll Come Back,” from their upcoming album, “In Blue,” this is a band worth following. This is a fun, riff-driven summertime song. Happiness is all the rage, indeed.
Give it a listen, and discuss in the comments. Hope you enjoy it. I certainly do.