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Poetic Memory: Dr. Dog (List)

MP3: Dr. Dog – “Nobody Knows Who You Are”

Few bands inspire as much good feeling as Philadelphia’s Dr. Dog. The psych-rock band released its fifth album, Shame, Shame — and its first since singing with ANTI- Records — earlier this year to critical acclaim. Thanks to high-powered ditties like “Shadow People” and “Later,” Shame, Shame is a lean and assured collection of catchy, melodic tunes that cements Dr. Dog’s status as one of indie rock’s most beloved acts. The album has just been re-released in a special edition that includes four new tracks.

Dr. Dog have been supporting the album with some extensive touring that has them traipsing across the country through February. Lucky for San Diego, that tour includes a stop at the Belly Up on November 6. In anticipation of the show, keyboardist Zach Miller was kind enough to share some of his influences with us. His Poetic Memory, the new video for “Shadow People,” and the rest of Dr. Dog’s tour dates are below. Continue reading…

Poetic Memory: Audra Mae (List)

L.A.’s Audra Mae is not your average folk singer-songwriter. With pipes that approach Neko Case and a soul like Janis Joplin, she possesses a kind of sincerity that speaks to you but doesn’t succumb to the over-sharing that plagues the genre.

She might be best known for covering Bob Dylan’s “Forever Young” (and it is an excellent cover), but you don’t really get a sense of what she’s capable of until you hear a song like “Cliche.”

In anticipation of her show with Good Old War and Yukon Blonde at the Soma side stage this Wednesday, June 9, we got a chance to hear her top ten moments to seize.

Stream: Audra Mae – “Cliche”

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