What a difference ten weeks can make. Late January marked my first encounter with the Cali based buzz act. On that evening, the duo soared and I became an instant admirer (full review here
). Fast forward to last night - riding a tidal wave of well deserved acclaim, The Dodos managed to easily sell out Mercury Lounge and magically outshine the phenomenal aforementioned winter gig. With added help from a part time xylophonist, guitarist Meric Long & drummer Logan Kroeber performed a passionate, intense and blustery 60-minute set highlighting the vast majority of their new LP, Visiter
. Favorites of the evening: an extended saxophone friendly take on 'Fools', a tender rendition of 'Ashley' & the spry opener, 'Red & Purple'. Visit The Dodos at their MySpace page.
Photos & MP3 follow.MP3: The Dodos - Ashley
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