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    9/11/15: Lowland Hum, The Collection, Kathleen Murray
    Fremont Abbey Arts Center
    Seattle, WA
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    Friday Sep 11, 2015 8:00 PM - Friday Sep 11, 2015 10:00 PM | $8.00



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    9/11/15: Lowland Hum, The Collection, Kathleen Murray


    "Shortly after they were wed in 2012, Lauren and Daniel quit their odd jobs and decided to try doing music full time. They devoted their days to singing Daniel's songs for as many groups of people in as many places as possible. They wrote new songs too, and Lauren stepped into the songwriting process for the first time as Daniel left space for her to discover more of her voice as a writer. They were constantly dreaming up additional ways to combine their creative strengths. An illuminated installation and hand-bound lyric books made their way into the duo's live performances, incorporating Lauren's background in visual art. Out of these early collaborations Lowland Hum was born and before the end of their first year of marriage, their debut album, Native Air, was underway.

    While recording in the basement of Daniel's childhood home, Native Air became symbolic to the two of their integration as a couple. Many of the songs explore concepts of identity and were written in a season when Daniel and Lauren were sorting out daily what it looked like to join two lives and two creative minds together. It was a year of discovering how to continue to grow as individuals while maintaining unity. The album was released in the fall of 2013 and to the duo's surprise and delight, Native Air was met with overwhelming affirmation. Their work was praised for its sincere lyrics, sparse arrangements and haunting harmonies. They spent the tail end of that year and the bulk of 2014 touring relentlessly across the United States, carving out time for recording sessions in between tours. Their EP Four Sisters  was released in the fall of 2014 with accompanying videos that Lauren made using public domain home movies.

    Now in 2015, coming off the heels of Four Sisters, Lowland Hum is ready to share their sophomore full length release, a self titled collection of songs written during the fast-paced blur of the past year. Though the songs began with one acoustic guitar and two voices, many of them grew in size and scope while the band recorded them at a small studio outside Charlottesville, Virginia. Daniel and Lauren enlisted the help of good friends Edd Kerr, Joseph Dickey and Dan Faust (engineer, bassist and drummer, respectively) to allow the songs the kind of expansion they were hearing in their imaginations. This spring as Lowland Hum embarks on a five-week tour supporting the new album, they will be joined by Dickey and Faust, who will resume their roles as the supporting rhythm section behind Daniel and Lauren's vocal driven live show. Lowland Hum was released worldwide on April 14 2015.  The band performed all over the East Coast and Midwest in the spring and will continue touring the US to support the release this Fall.
                 
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    arts@fremontabbey.org  / 4272 Fremont Ave North, Seattle, WA 98103  / 206-414-8325


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    Fremont Abbey Arts Center (View)
    4272 Fremont Ave North
    Seattle, WA 98103
    United States


    Categories

    Music > All Ages
    Music > Folk
    Music > Indie

    Kid Friendly: Yes!
    Dog Friendly: No
    Non-Smoking: Yes!
    Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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