On the heels of their latest release — the excellent Double Negative — Treblezine considers each album in Low’s discography: ​“With one of the best albums of their career looming large among the year’s most prominent releases, the time seemed ripe to listen to the band’s catalog as a whole and chart their progression from reluctant pioneers of ​‘slowcore’ into the consistently compelling iconoclasts they’ve become.”

I particularly liked their thoughts concerning Low’s debut, I Could Live in Hope: “[It] stands among the band’s darkest and most haunting albums, sharing a lot more in common with the sepulchral starkness of The Cure’s Faith than the more meditative strums of slowcore pioneers Galaxie 500.” I’m glad I’m not the only one who caught the Cure similarities with that album.