The Low Anthem have just announced their new album, The Salt Doll Went to Measure the Depth of the Sea, and are ready to head out on a North American tour! They will be joined by Mega Bog and Haley Heynderickx on select dates as they wind through the midwest and New England. Thrillcall will be giving away a pair of tickets to dates along The Low Anthem’s tour! See the full list of tour dates below, and click through to find tickets or enter for your chance to win. Download the Thrillcall app and set your location to enter!
Prystowsky formed the band with Ben Knox Miller and after the huge success of their 2007 debut album, What The Crow Brings, the band found themselves signed to Nonesuch and Bella Union for their even more successful follow-up Oh My God, Charlie Darwin. They toured the world and were reluctantly lumped in with the so-called “folk revival”. However, night-after-night of performing their early material was not ultimately where they wanted to land. “The moment was losing its mystery. We were scared of becoming robots,” the band said after six years of reflection.
Five years on since moving back to Providence, building a recording studio then recording a deeply experimental, stylistic u-turn of a record in Eyeland before having to ditch the whole thing after a near miss accident, the band are now finally into a groove of their own, under their own terms. They are settled and have found themselves again both in terms of a sense of place as well as musically.
A traumatic accident in their tour van acted as an inadvertent impetus for their latest record whilst Prystowsky was in recovery: a John Cage-influenced concept record. A beautiful, elegiac and largely acoustic – though peppered with subtle yet immersive electronics and humming ambience – album of twelve tracks that barely stretch past the two-minute mark. Recalling the more progressive moments of artists such as Sufjan Stevens and Lambchop, it’s a record of a deep richness, loaded with extreme subtleties and with a space and delicacy counter to the group’s previous dense and complex album.
Check out all The Low Anthem’s tour! You have a chance to win tickets to the shows in red. Download the Thrillcall app in order to enter or browse ticket options via the links below. We will email you if you have won!
2/24 Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre
3/2 Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse*
3/3 Portland, ME @ Space Gallery*
3/4 Burlington, VT @ ArtsRiot*
3/7 Hamden, CT @ The Ballroom*
3/8 Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brendas
3/9 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
3/10 Washington D.C. @ Union Stage
3/11 Freehold, NJ @ Concerts In The Studio
3/23 Pittsburgh, PA @ The Andy Warhol Museum
3/24 Nelsonville, OH @ Stuart’s Opera House
3/25 Charleston, WV @ Mountain Stage
3/27 Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar +
3/28 St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway Nightclub +
3/29 Milwaukee, WI @ The Back Room At Colectivo Coffee +
3/30 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall +
3/31 St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club +
4/1 Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon +
4/3 Indianapolis, IN @ HIFI +
4/4 Ann Arbor, MI @ The Ark +
4/5 Toronto, ON @ The Great Hall +
4/6 Montreal, QU @Le Belmont +
4/7 Kingston, NY @ BSP Lounge