IVW: Lower Dens
Entry Requirements: 18+
Four years since their critically acclaimed album, Escape From Evil, Lower Dens are proud to announce their newest creation -- The Competition -- which will be released on Ribbon Music on September 6th. The album’s first song -- “Young Republicans,” about a certain sect of society's elite and their insatiable appetite to consume the lower classes both figuratively and literally is available to hear now.
The Competition is a pop album with a concept both emotionally and politically urgent. By design, competition is the driving force of modern capitalism, and the title is lead singer and songwriter Jana Hunter’s (pronouns: they/them, him/his) term for a socio-psychological phenomenon this generates, a kind of psychosis that accelerates our insecurities and anxieties to the point of total overload, corroding our intimacies, our communities, and our senses of self.