Podcast Episode
Season
Six
number
290
Type
Album Review
Post Date
8/2/2016

Low

The Curtain Hits

Label
Vernon Yard Recordings
Release year
1996
Producer
Steve Fisk

Low leaves plenty of space and the tempos crawl, a unique sound from an era of stadium ready rock.

Recently we asked our Pateron patrons to vote on our first album review for August from five albums released twenty years ago in August of 1996, and the winner was The Curtain Hits The Cast, the third overall by Low. Slowing the tempos to a glacial crawl is the sound Low is known for, leaving space and silence where most bands would try to fill space. Can they pull it off over the course of a full album? Tune in to find out.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Over the Ocean
  • 9:13 - History of the Band
  • 16:12 - Do You Know How To Waltz
  • 20:24 - Coattails
  • Outro - Anon

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