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Dr. Dog – "America's Next Great Band"

Dr. Dog are quite the busy boys these days. They stopped by Late Night with Conan O’Brien last night to wow the crowd with The Old Days from the very anticipated Fate (Park The Van). Check out the performance here. They will also be stopping by Morning Becomes Eclectic on KCRW on August 8th to play a 30 min. set. They were Band of the Day on Spin.com yesterday too. The buzz is definitely ear-ringing about Fate which officially drops on Tuesday, but why wait? Dr. Dog’s Fate is available today for your next project in HANK™. Look below to see what the press is saying about our beloved Dr. Dog:

“America’s next great band” - Relix Magazine

“93%” - Filter Magazine

“a stunning addition to the groups impeccable groove-oriented stockpile” - Alternative Press

“so instantly pleasing” - Paste Magazine

“mining the burn-out melancholia of late Beatles and then distilling it to perfection” - Under the Radar

“their psychedelic pop hops onto your lap like a puppy–frisky, desperate to be liked, and pretty entertaining - Blender

“Philly misfits offer a wickedly soulful meditation on FATE” - Esquire

SXSW Keynote Speaker Lou Reed Loves Dr. Dog

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If you made it down to SXSW this year, you may have caught the tribute to this years keynote speaker Lou Reed. You may have also caught the interview which you can check out in it’s entirety here. When Lou was asked out of 1500+ bands playing the festival who was his favorite, he had but one response: Dr. Dog! Give it up for our boys from West Philly and check one of the many articles about his response here .

Dr. Dog makes Top 50 Album list of 2007 in Rolling Stone

A Tribute to REM's Automatic For The People

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Ubiquitous blog Stereogum is following up their popular Radiohead tribute album with another great tribute, this time to REM’s Automatic For The People. A number of artists on the Ten Music roster are involved – including Dr. Dog (Park the Van), Dappled Cities (Dangerbird Records) and Figurines (The Control Group). As always, the time to get this group of tracks is limited – so get over there in a hurry!!!

© Sarah Gavigan