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Spill Magazine Gives AgitPop 4/5

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The energy is contagious, making this brilliant album a striking, singable, and most of all optimistic offering about affecting change for the better. Previously, the band had been skeptical of collaborating with large record companies, such as Warner Music Canada. However, it’s demonstrated in Agitpop to have been a very successful move for Lowest Of The Low. Agitpop ranks right up there with Shakespeare My Butt… which says much of the effort and passion put into this album by all involved. Hawkins spoke to that in our recent interview.

Toronto.com: Toronto band Lowest of the Low alive and kicking after three decades

Hawkins and multi-instrumentalist Lawrence Nichols sat down recently to discuss the continuing relevance of the Low, as they're affectionately known, before the band’s pair of exclusive performances at the Dakota Tavern for purchasers of the Low’s just-released vinyl box set Shakespeare My Box! — a cheeky nod to its debut album — which includes every song, save a cover or two, the band ever recorded.

Agit Pop Release Party Review

The new material is wholly their sound, still full of activism, boldness and the gritty love of those in need that their band name speaks to, with a well done accompanying video display that weaves historic civil rights march footage with the contemporary and the local, as seen as a backdrop on “The Barricade”.

Hamilton Spectator Interview with Ron Hawkins

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Ron talked to David Friend at the Spec about AGITPOP. David writes: "Agitpop" carries echoes of that era with lively melodies that could be sung at the pub before taking to the streets. Read the full interview.

Video - Permanent Revolution

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David Bottrell: The time to be polite has passed and stuff needs to be said, and action needs to be taken.  Ron Hawkins: I think what we might need David is a permanent revolution. Video directed by Tim Thomson

Video - A Thousand Lights

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David Bottrill (world class producer and bon vivant) and Ron Hawkins chat a bit about a favourite track of David's from AGITPOP - A Thousand Lights Video directed by Tim Thomson

Video - Midnight Maryanne

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"Maryanne: anybody who feels a thousand miles from themselves, and just doesn't feel right in their skin" Video directed by Tim Thomson

Video - Seven-A

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"Maybe the darkness dragged you here, but it can't make you stay." Video directed by Tim Thomson

Video - Imogene

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If somebody's the blade, somebody's gonna have to bleed. Video directed by Tim Thomson

Video - Love 'N' Justice

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Ska Track!!! Video directed by Tim Thomson