Get 'Up' on Low City: Exclusive premiere of 'Race Up Race Down' video

Band combines talent from Yeasayer, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver and Dirty Projectors

Posted Feb 18, 2015 3:02 PM By

Low City is the combination of producer Abe Seiferth and composer/musician Jeremy Turner and their very talented friends. This may not mean much up front, until you consider Seiferth has been behind the decks for bands like Yeasayer and Reggie Watts; Turner has performed with Arcade Fire, New York's Metropolitan Opera and David Byrne; and their pals are in Bon Iver and Dirty Projectors.

I'm in love with Low City's energizing song "Race Up Race Down" and today we premiere the  music video by director Dean Winkler (Laurie Anderson, Philip Glass, Nam June Paik), who describes it as "a visual meditation on global warming."

The band's aesthetic "is inspired by the retro-futurism of films like 'Blade Runner,' and Fritz Lang's 'Metropolis'"so maybe that's why I feel like I've been on a trip to space.