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Music, All Shook Down SF Tunes: Listen to The Dodos' <i>Individ</i>

SF Tunes: Listen to The Dodos' Individ

The proliferation of musical duos since the widespread popularity of The White Stripes has been a positive thing if you're an indie music aficionado. Not only did the odd configuration produce music that sounded as grand if not better…
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Music, All Shook Down The Dodos Premiere Final Installment in Three-Part Video Series

The Dodos Premiere Final Installment in Three-Part Video Series

The days that have elapsed over The Dodos’ music videos for “Companions,” “Confidence,” and now “Goodbyes and Endings” haven’t been easy for Bo Anderson. After kidnapping singer Meric Long in the video for “Companions,” waking up with a crippling hangover…
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Music, All Shook Down Listen: The Dodos' "Retriever"

Listen: The Dodos' "Retriever"

Local favorites the Dodos have always been experts at making the kind of indie rock whose melodies and hooks belie something much more complex just under the surface, and with 2013's Carrier, the S.F. duo finally brought a lot…
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Music, All Shook Down Here's Your First Peek At SXSW 2015: Thee Oh Sees, Jessie Ware, The Stone Foxes

Here's Your First Peek At SXSW 2015: Thee Oh Sees, Jessie Ware, The Stone Foxes

Yeah, yeah, we know. South by Southwest is, like, totally over. It stopped being cool in whatever year was the year after you went, right?  Yogi Berra might as well have been a hip young Missionite talking about SXSW when…
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Music, All Shook Down The Dodos, Two Gallants' Adam Stephens to Play Adobe Books Benefit at Public Works

The Dodos, Two Gallants' Adam Stephens to Play Adobe Books Benefit at Public Works

San Francisco gets more expensive. Landlords jack up rents on residential apartments and businesses in popular neighborhoods. Old business models don't support the new costs. Alternative means of supporting local businesses have to be found. Such is the case with…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle

Sizzle & Fizzle: Special Edition: The Best Bay Area Records of 2011

Rock Albums Mikal Cronin, Mikal Cronin Waters, Out in the…
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Music, All Shook Down The 10 Best Bay Area Indie Rock Records of 2011

The 10 Best Bay Area Indie Rock Records of 2011

It was a banner year for San Francisco and Bay Area indie rock -- at least for those who didn't start ignoring it to go dancing instead. No, really: This year, the local scene grabbed feature-length attention from the New…
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Music, All Shook Down Noise Pop Adds Wye Oak, the Dodos, and More to 2012 Festival Lineup

Noise Pop Adds Wye Oak, the Dodos, and More to 2012 Festival Lineup

Noise Pop isn't like other music festivals, which usually announce their entire lineup at once. Instead, the bills for San Francisco's premiere indie music gathering are announced over months, giving fans continuous excitement -- and perhaps a little anxiety.…
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Music, All Shook Down Watch the Dodos and Neko Case Soar Through 'Don't Try and Hide It' on Jimmy Fallon

Watch the Dodos and Neko Case Soar Through 'Don't Try and Hide It' on Jimmy Fallon

San Francisco's very own Dodos hit network TV on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon yesterday, bringing along occasional member Neko Case for a special version of "Don't Try and Hide It." Notable aspects include: Case's high-pitched accents on the…
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Music Links: Mistah Fab in SoCal, Creepy New Soft Moon Video, and More

Bay Area rappers Lil B, Mistah FAB, others wow crowds in SoCal. …
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Music, All Shook Down The Dodos and Reading Rainbow Find the Limits of Limitation at the Fillmore

The Dodos and Reading Rainbow Find the Limits of Limitation at the Fillmore

The DodosReading RainbowApril 7, 2011@ The Filmore(Only slightly) better than: An episode of Reading Rainbow.It's a seductive idea: Boil the rock group down to its basic parts -- drums, guitar, vocals -- and push each element to its maximum. Toss…
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Calendar, Night&Day A Meric A

A Meric A

Local doodz make good: The Dodos are really just a couple of Bay Area music nerds with a lot of soul. Meric Long and Logan Kroeber have been in many bands, worked many jobs, and toured the country in vans.…
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Music, All Shook Down Check Out a March Flashback Mixtape From Local Blog See The Leaves

Check Out a March Flashback Mixtape From Local Blog See The Leaves

March is over! Sure went out like a lion holding a hands with a lamb, didn't it? Or whatever they say. Now that we're five days ensconced in the cruelest month (R.I.P. K.C.), we may look back at March from…
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Links: The Backstory on Britney in S.F., New Video of Sonny & the Sunsets, and Downer Party Release Show Tonight

Sonny & The Sunsets from Scott McDowell on Vimeo.How S.F. Supervisor Bevan Dufty brought Britney Spears to the city for Good Morning America. Sonny & the Sunsets do a set for video project Chasing the Moon in advance of…
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Music, All Shook Down The Dodos Have a Brawl in Ultra-Noir 'Black Night' Video

The Dodos Have a Brawl in Ultra-Noir 'Black Night' Video

Good week for sumptuous and slightly sinister black-and-white videos from San Francisco acts. This one, for "Black Night," the first song off of No Color (aha!), finds local duo The Dodos channeling equal parts Johnny Cash and Fleet Foxes over…
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Music, All Shook Down SXSW So Far: The Highlights and Lowlights of Two Days in Austin

SXSW So Far: The Highlights and Lowlights of Two Days in Austin

Far more occurs in the maelstrom of South-By than bears retelling -- even in just two music-packed days. So in lieu of lengthiness, here's a drive-by roundup of the highlights and lowlights from our last two days in Austin. HighlightsSqueezing onto…
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Music, All Shook Down The Dodos Dodge Extinction A Little Longer With Neko Case

The Dodos Dodge Extinction A Little Longer With Neko Case

You know what they say about porn stars and monogamy. No? Well, surely someone must have said something about it once. Point is, San Francisco twosome The Dodos announced yesterday that alt-country vixen and sometime New Pornographer Neko Case would…
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Music, All Shook Down The New Pornographers and the Dodos at the Fox Theater

The New Pornographers and the Dodos at the Fox Theater

The New PornographersThe DodosImaad WasifJuly 18, 2010 The Fox Theater, Oakland Better than: The old pornographers, presumably As everybody who is not Canadian knows, the New Pornographers consist of the main guy, the weird guy, Neko Case, the other gal,…
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Music, All Shook Down Bay Area Music Links: Outside Lands Lineup Leaked

Bay Area Music Links: Outside Lands Lineup Leaked

Big tours hitting the Bay Area this summer include Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Rihanna (but not…
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Music, All Shook Down Free Shows w/ the Dodos, Port O'Brien, and Audrye Sessions

Free Shows w/ the Dodos, Port O'Brien, and Audrye Sessions

So that Dodos show we told you about yesterday? The one at the Victoria Theater? The tickets to get in are free, you just need to go to Four Barrel to pick them up before they're gone (if they're not…
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