The Lowest Pair: Uncertain As It Is Uneven / Fern Girl and Ice Man

The Lowest Pair: Uncertain As It Is Uneven / Fern Girl and Ice Man

By Ed Whitelock

Two simultaneously released albums serve notice that the Lowest Pair are among the leading new lights in Americana. 27 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

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