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Lower Dens takeover: David Wojnarowicz
Along with people like Kathy Acker and Robert Mapplethorpe, David Wojnarowicz worked to bring gay culture out of its campy, self-mocking state and turn it into something that could stand beside as opposed to in opposition to straight culture...
Lower Dens takeover: Ernest Becker – Escape From Evil
We're all running from something, which Becker identifies as death without meaning or legacy. That the source of so much of our culture ought to lie in fear is both sad and eminently forgivable. There's nothing more human than this. Our music tries to sound how it might feel to forgive thi…
Lower Dens takeover: William Eggleston and Nan Goldin
These photographers don’t work together, that I know of, but they share a singular ability. Eggleston photographs the minutiae and monotony of our lives in startling color. Goldin is just as deft with her camera, but her subject matter is usually provocative and exhibitionist...
Lower Dens takeover: Satie’s Gnossienne #4
Escape from Evil, for me, is our most spiritual album, and one of its themes is coming to a place of acceptance of one's own self-perpetuating pain, and finding new tools over the course of life that enables one to do so. This piece held me in its loving arms during a period in which nothing el…
Lower Dens x gorilla vs. bear takeover
Lower Dens' beautiful new record Escape From Evil is finally out today on Ribbon Music, and to commemorate the occasion, we've invited Jana Hunter and the band to take over the site for the day. So stick around and get deep with the band, and stay up on all of their posts HERE...
Jana Hunter of Lower Dens – Dazed mix
One of our heroes, Arlington, TX's own Jana Hunter, put together a beautiful mix for Dazed, featuring some of her inspirations, including Julee Cruise, Alice Coltrane, Throwing Shade, Wendy Carlos + more. Lower Dens' Escape From Evil is out next week. Full mix tracklist after the jump...
Lower Dens – Ondine
Another stellar new song from Arlington, TX's own Jana Hunter + her band Lower Dens: the brooding, Ariel Rechtshaid-co-produced "Ondine" is taken from one of our favorite records of 2015 so far, Escape From Evil, out later this month on Ribbon Music...

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