Looping wordless vocals and avant-folk finger-picking to create otherworldly sheets of deep-listening drone, Lowe soon captivated the attention of Kranky Records co-owner Bruce Adams, and in the autumn of 2005 the label released Lichens' official debut, The Psychic Nature of Being. In 2007 Omns followed, along with a few split LPs with Lexie Mountain, Cloudland Canyon, and White. During same year, Lowe joined the unconventional math rock group Singer with members of U.S. Maple, Bird Show, and his old pal Ben Vida from Town and Country. The band released Unhistories in March of 2008 on Drag City. In 2008, Lichens toured extensively opening for instrumental post-rock band Explosions in the Sky, gaining an increasing fan base and playing at their curated All Tomorrow's Parties music festival. During 2009 he self-released three CD-R albums: Spegulo En Fazo, ∞ and Tanith.
Around this time, Lichens also joined stoner/doom metal band Om as an additional musician and performed with them both on stage and during recording sessions in the studio. In 2010 he contributed vocals on the album Monument to Time End by black metal band Twilight, and keyboards on the Twyxt Wyrd album by experimental indie folk band The Cairo Gang. In 2012 Lichens released his newest album Lítiõ Fólk on Morc Records. Not only recording and performing under his alias Lichens, Robert A.A. Lowe also frequently uses his real name to put out albums and during live acts. As Robert A.A.
Lowe he released his first album, Gyromancy, in April of 2008 as a contribution to Thrill Jockey Records' creative series of limited-edition CD/book packages. Debut album was followed by Spegulo En Fazo (2008), Fazo IV: La Kvalito de Speguloj (2009), Eclipses (2010), Terre Plate (2011) and Timon Irnok Manta (2012). 2) Black metal from Czech republic https://lichens.bandcamp.com http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Lichens/3540357498 Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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