I really recommend reading Lowell’s Facebook bio in full, because it’s a fascinating read, but I’ll summarize in case you don’t have time. Lowell is a Canadian, a feminist, a LGBTQ activist and a DIY/hands-on pop artist, so let’s kill the comparisons right now. 1) M.I.A., because of her activism and beats; 2) Grimes, because of her Canadianness and control over her work; 3) Passion Pit, for their upbeat, high-pitched electronic pop. The last quality is featured prominently on her new single “88,” an earworm off her upcoming EP I Killed Sara V., out February 25th via Arts & Crafts. If the record is as good as the first two tracks she’s released, she’ll be in a class of her own soon enough. Stream “88” below.