Lowry (band)

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Lowry
Lowry band.jpg
Lowry in a recent photo shoot in New York City
Background information
Origin Lawrence, Kansas
Genres Rock, folk, anti-folk, psych folk
Years active 1998–present
Labels Engine Room Recordings
Website lowrymusic.com
Members Alex Lowry
Crash
Heidi Sidelinker
Greg Tuohey
Jasper Leak

Lowry is a Brooklyn-based indie rock band with members originally hailing from Kansas, New Zealand, Australia, North Carolina and Canada. Originally emerging from New York City's "anti-folk" scene, the band has gone through several incarnations before settling into its current line-up in early 2008. Their debut studio album 'Awful Joy', which blended alt-country, psychedelia and rock was released in 2005. Signed to Engine Room Recordings in 2008, they released their sophomore studio album 'Love Is Dead' October 26, 2008.[1]

Lowry appeared at the All Points West Music & Arts Festival on August 8, 2008 on the Queen of the Valley stage alongside Grizzly Bear, Andrew Bird, The Duke Spirit and Mates of State.[2]

Lowry recorded a cover version of Toto's "Africa" for Engine Room Recordings' compilation album Guilt by Association Vol. 2, which was released in November 2008.[3]

Current members[edit]

  • Alex Lowry · Singer/Writer/Guitar/Keyboards
  • Crash · Drums/Vocals
  • Heidi Sidelinker · Vocals/Banjo/Guitar/Percussion
  • Greg Tuohey · Guitar
  • Jasper Leak · Bass

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Spent Movement (Brita Records, 1999)
  • Left My Car on the Paseo (Brita Records, 2002)
  • Awful Joy (OddMob music NYC, 2005)
  • Live in Atlanta Unplugged (Independent Release, 2006)
  • The Magazine EPs V.1 & 2 (ThunderBitch, 2007)
  • Love Is Dead (Engine Room Recordings, 2008)

Compilations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stories (the long entry)". Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  2. ^ Jen Carlson (7 August 2008). "Lowry, Band". Gothamist. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  3. ^ Matthew Solarski (19 November 2008). "My Brightest Diamond, Frightened Rabbit Do Covers". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 

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