[Editor's note: This album premiere previews Low Horse's concert with Dead Fingers and McCarthy Trenching on Wednesday at The Bourbon Theatre. The show starts at 9 p.m. and is $5 for 21+ and $7 for 18-20.]
by Michael Todd
Craig Reier sings, "In the middle of nowhere, there's still so much to find," about midway through Low Horse's debut EP, Songs. He's speaking to you, the one wearing sunglasses in the dark, and throughout the five songs streaming below, Low Horse stays true to the second perspective:
You built a house inside your head. You could be a tall tree. You slept too late to work today. But overall, Low Horse's letters to "you," despite their plain descriptions of your downtrodden self, are letters of assurance. You can still find what's out there in the middle of all this nothingness.
Hear for yourself with this album premiere stream. You can also pre-order the EP via Low Horse's Bandcamp page and receive a download of "Rings" right away. Songs will be released on July 2.
Ian Francis on drums
Frank Holm on bass
Craig Reier on vocals, guitar and keyboard
Anthony Slattery on guitar and keyboard
Nick Tarlowski on guitar, baritone guitar and vocals
All songs written by Low Horse
Recorded and mixed by Matt Sanders at Plan C Recording Studio
Mastered by Doug Van Sloun at Focus Mastering
Album design by Ryan Connolly
Michael Todd is Hear Nebraska's managing editor. He would finish the house inside his head if only he didn't make so many jokes with his stud finder. Reach him at email@example.com.