Casey’s DJ Pick of the Week – “Help Me” by Low Cut Connie
Adam Weiner is a Philadelphia based singer, songwriter, pianist, and the mastermind behind Low Cut Connie. Low Cut Connie has secured spots on Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Albums of the Decade and on Barack Obama’s Spotify playlist. “Help Me” is their latest release and comes to you as Casey’s DJ pick this week!
The song is a vulnerable plea for help and opens with lines like “I’m moving in the wrong direction, I got bad things on my mind.” Weiner discussed the writing process in a conversation with Rolling Stone and said, “That’s me shooting straight from the hip, I just sorta opened up my brain for a quick second and spit this out.”
Along with the track, Low Cut Connie released two variations of a video for “Help Me”. Weiner self directed the video and said “We had big plans for the video, an elaborate dance piece. But quarantine changed the deal. It became a no-frills, anti-production piece. Naked in every sense of the word. I brought all the psychic terrors of this time into the room and just tried to sweat it out.”
Check out one of the videos here:
Speaking of quarantine, Low Cut Connie has been doing what Weiner calls Tough Cookie livestreams over the past few months. New music from the upcoming album, Private Lives (Oct. 13) has been played on these streams. Low Cut Connie has been thriving in the virtual space and has used this platform to expand their creative horizons.
Be sure to tune into 100.1 FM or lightning100.com to hear “Help Me” by Low Cut Connie, featured as Casey’s DJ Pick of the Week. And we want to hear what you think! Tweet at us with #L100DJPick and give us your take on the track.