George Alan Sparhawk (Seattle, Washington, USA) is a founding member of slow-core pioneers, Low (1993-present). He sings and plays guitar. Alan is a native of Duluth, Minnesota. He is married to fellow bandmember Mimi Parker. His side projects include the blues-roots band The Black Eyed Snakes and more recently the Retribution Gospel Choir. He also released a track on a various artists compilation Songs for the End of the World as Hollis M. Sparhawk & Her Father. Beyond this he occasionally plays solo shows in his hometown, and had a solo album titled "Solo Guitar" released in August 2006.