The Lofty Pillars is an American slowcore band from Chicago. The band is composed of Wil Hendricks, Michael Krassner; Krassner is known as the founder of the Boxhead Ensemble. The Lofty Pillars have released two studio albums.

The Lofty Pillars released their first album When We Were Lost in 2000, although it never came to critical or commercial success. Their second album, Amsterdam was well received by some critics like Piero Scaruffi who gave it an 8/10. As of April 2009, only eight albums have received at least 8/10 from Scaruffi since the year 2000.