Lowell “Blow The Bass” Debuts On NPR All Songs Considered Today
Part 1: Paris YK EP Out August 26 via Arts & Crafts
“Lowell is no ordinary pop chanteuse” – The New York Times
“Can Lowell Kill Her Unusual Past and Become a Future Kanye West?” – Rolling Stone
“[High Enough] questions pop music norms” – Pigeons & Planes
“Dream-pop sensation” – SPIN
” …carries on Le Tigre’s legacy of mixing activism and dancefloor-friendly
beats.” – Entertainment Weekly
“It’s like Grimes having a dance off with Lykke Li. In a disco ball. After one too
many Capri Suns.” – VICE’s Noisey
Photo Credit: Meghan McCabe
On her 2014 debut album, We Loved Her Dearly, Lowell arrived as a confident young singer-songwriter on a wave of punchy-pop inspiration. Following her collaborative single “Ride” with Icona Pop, the Canadian pop enchantress will release the newPart 1: PARIS YK EP, August 26 via Arts & Crafts. Lead single “High Enough” received acclaim from Stereogum, Pigeons & Planes, SPIN + more. Today, new track “Blow The Bass” debuts on NPR All Songs Considered.
Equal parts art-punk brat and sex-positive icon, Lowell’s music confronts LGBTQ issues and women’s rights with unbridled courage and the exultance of dance-floor dream-pop. The Part 1: PARIS YK EP features production by Grammy and Juno Award-nominated Zale Epstein (Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q), Davey Badiuk(Dragonette, Tegan and Sara), and Lowell herself.
Part 1: PARIS YK looks back on a formative period of Lowell’s life spent in Canada’s Yukon Territory. Intuiting northern lights and tundra with synonymous sound, Lowell personifies the stark North in contrast with her vibrant life as a musician. The new three-song collection highlights Lowell’s patent sonic detail, blending cinematic atmosphere with an intoxicating beat.