Lo-fi

Lo-fi is an aesthetic in music production which uses low fidelity recording practices. Its use is usually due to the artist’s financial limitations. Many lo-fi artists use inexpensive cassette tape recorders for their music. The term was coined by WFMU DJ William Berger who dedicated a half hour segment of his program to home record music throughout the late ’80s under the name Lo-fi… Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Smog

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Saturday 28 February 2015
The Growlers
BRONCHOConcert
Lincoln Hall
Chicago, United States
41.925951 -87.64949

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The Growlers
BRONCHOConcert
The Bishop
Bloomington, IN, United States
39.165713 -86.533448

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HoneybloodConcert
Johnny Brenda's
Philadelphia PA, United States
39.96905 -75.134321

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No Joy
Heavy Hawaii, ScrufflesConcert
Soda Bar
San Diego, United States
32.754914 -117.115475

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Arrange, The Sarcastic Dharma SocietyConcert
Mississippi Studios
Portland, United States
45.55144 -122.675848

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Wednesday 4 March 2015
The GrowlersConcert Baby's All Right
Brooklyn, New York, United States
40.709951 -73.963311

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  • qwertyuiasdfg

    So many good artists, but i fucking hate this tag

    last week
  • alex-dean

    Really weird tag. But most of the artists i love are tagged lo-fi, Modest Mouse, Neutral Milk Hotel, Kurt Vile etc. Guess it's mostly associated with indie artists, tho indie is also hard to describe. Ahh music...

    last month
  • dubyawhy

    Intentional lo-fi is definitely an affectation, but the most beautiful music made is inadvertent lo-fi.

    30 days ago
  • KeIemvor

    Intentional lo-fi is one of the most stupid ideas mankind ever came up with. You couldn't be more pretentious i.e. hipster if you tried.

    January 2015
  • Cymandey

    get some of that rough soundquality: http://www.mixcloud.com/BootsyMoovingCooperation/some-things-noisy/

    January 2015
  • tinalove2014

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    December 2014
  • Chloelowee

    Lo-fi tunes on a mixcloud radio show curated by Bristol Lo-fi Artist, Master Harker http://www.mixcloud.com/TracysEOP/expansion-of-presence-curiosities-macrocosm-show-5/

    November 2014
  • tb_lvlup

    https://lordkrepelka.bandcamp.com/album/old-bad-recorded-unnecessary-tracks old release, almost all of the tracks, a complete shit, but, maybe you hear something interesting in this recordings, i hope so and of course a free download!

    November 2014
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