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Concerts

Baltimore's Lower Dens, led by singer/guitarist Jana Hunter, perform at NPR Music's SXSW day party at The Parish in Austin, Texas.

March 15, 2012 Live in Austin, the Baltimore band mixes warm and cool to build intensity out of difficult emotions.

The Lower Dens perform live at The Black Cat in Washington, D.C. on March 11.

March 12, 2011 Hear the atmospheric Baltimore band whose 2010 debut topped many best-of-the-year lists.

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Delicate Steve at CMJ.

October 26, 2010 Hear more than a dozen of the best bands we discovered at the five-day New York music festival.

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Lower Dens perform a Tiny Desk Concert in the NPR Music offices.

October 10, 2010 Watch Jana Hunter bring her delicate, haunting voice and hypnotic sound to the Tiny Desk.

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Discover Songs

Delicate Steve at CMJ.

October 26, 2010 Hear more than a dozen of the best bands we discovered at the five-day New York music festival.

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Lower Dens

July 21, 2010 "Hospice Gates" is a perfect foil for Jana Hunter's voice and anxious, inward-looking point of view.

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Reviews

Lower Dens

July 21, 2010 "Hospice Gates" is a perfect foil for Jana Hunter's voice and anxious, inward-looking point of view.

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More Stories

Lower Dens' new album, Nootropics, comes out May 1.

April 22, 2012 The band trades wiry guitar lines for droning synths and transfixing spirals of vocal harmonies.

Clockwise from bottom left: Gotye, White Rabbits, Jana Hunter from Lower Dens, Leonard Cohen.

January 17, 2012 All Songs celebrates Robin Hilton's return with its first episode of all-new music this year.

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DJ Miguel Emmanuelli scratches a record at CD Connection in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., in 2008.

April 15, 2011 Saturday brings the fourth iteration of Record Store Day, which celebrates mom-and-pop record shops.

Cover to Phil Selway's Familial

December 14, 2010 Take a look at the best album-cover art of the year, as chosen by Michael Katzif of NPR Music.

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December 7, 2010 All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton unveils his picks for the year's best music.

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December 7, 2010 Take a listen to our biggest musical surprises of 2010, songs of the year, and more.

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December 1, 2010 The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Jonsi and more artists from H to L.

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