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: The Mountain Goats

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Dunes, Michael Vidal, RemorselessConcert
The Smell
Los Angeles CA, United States
34.05047 -118.245836
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Angus & Julia Stone
Shakey GravesConcert
Park West
Chicago IL, United States
41.918464 -87.637388

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TV Girl
Novelty DaughterConcert
The Fire
Philadelphia, United States
39.969784 -75.14356

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Vinyl WilliamsConcert
Crescent Ballroom
Phoenix, United States
33.451716 -112.076437

8 going

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The Bishop
Bloomington, IN, United States
39.165713 -86.533448

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Monday 3 August 2015
Rock and Roll Hotel
Washington DC, United States
38.900087 -76.986573
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  • jonowev

    "an antithesis to artists like Coldplay"......... xD

    Thursday morning
  • Chloelowee

    Lo-fi from Bristol https://masterharker.bandcamp.com/album/llamedos

    last month
  • goldfishclowns

    I personally don't see the beef with intentional lo-fi, if it suits the music, then who really gives a shit? In this day and age, any attempt at lo-fi is most likely to be intentional, given how accessible good quality recording equipment is.

    May 2015
  • PsychoLold

    lo-fi describes a sound that is characterized by a lack of overdubs and electronic effects, and the artists usually choose simple instrumentation. Also, an unedited, "raw" sound has a certain charm to it, since it might sound distorted and generally unclean, thus producing a more "organic" sound. I don't see how this is a stupid idea. It's just an antithesis to artists like Coldplay (for example) and has its very own right to exist.

    May 2015
  • Sanity_Theorist

    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. [2] Shame how it's affected some stuff that would be toherwise great, too...like Dust Sculptures.

    May 2015
  • LAHardwave

    lo-fi wave rock...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_Q44Wn8jp4

    March 2015
  • tb_lvlup

    https://ostpreussen.bandcamp.com/album/saturnalia-trip Oriental melodies, something of jazz, a bit of ethnic and renounced ambient. Very eclectic work. free download

    March 2015
  • Chloelowee

    Lo-fi gloom from Master Harker https://masterharker.bandcamp.com/album/black-nore

    March 2015
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