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The Dodos

Originally formed in 2006 as Dodobird by multi-instrumentalist Meric Long, unpredictable San Francisco indie rock duo the Dodos acquired their new moniker with the arrival of Logan Kroeber, a fellow West Coast artist whose penchant for experimental drumming and progressive metal melded perfectly with Long's interest in West African Ewe drumming and country blues fingerpicking. The Dodos independently released their debut album, Beware of the Maniacs, that same year, followed by Visiter in 2008. Long and Kroeber added electric vibraphonist Keaton Snyder to the fold and collaborated with producer Phil Ek on 2009's Time to Die, which found the trio exploring a more fleshed-out sound. For 2011's No Color, the band recruited Neko Case as a supporting vocalist and returned to its Visiter-era approach. The following year they were left in shock by the news of the sudden death of touring member Chris Reimer (also of Canadian outfit Women), who passed away in his sleep. This led Long and Kroeber to reassess the entire band, and for Long in particular, the way he approached songwriting and his guitar work. Their fifth record, Carrier, was released in 2013. Two years later, the band returned with Individ, a set of songs recorded shortly after Carrier that focused on Visiter-like interplay between Long and Kroeber. ~ James Christopher Monger
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  1.   Song
  2.   Fools
  3.   Red and Purple
  4.   Fables
  5.   Competition
  6.   Black Night
  7.   The Season
  8.   Don't Try and Hide It
  9.   Small Deaths
  10.   Joe's Waltz
  11.   Bob
  12.   Walking
  13.   Bastard
  14.   The Tide
  15.   So Cold
  16.   All Night
  17.   Going Under
  18.   Chickens
  19.   Nerds
  20.   Confidence
  21.   Sleep
  22.   Companions
  23.   It's That Time Again
  24.   Elves
  25.   This Is a Business
  26.   Longform
  27.   Horny Hippies
  28.   When Will You Go
  29.   Ashley
  30.   Make Up Your Mind
  31.   Precipitation
  32.   Good
  33.   Destroyer
  34.   Trades & Tariffs
  35.   The Current
  36.   A Time To Die
  37.   Beards
  38.   Holidays
  39.   Men
  40.   Retriever
  41.   Goodbyes and Endings
  42.   Substance
  43.   The Strums
  44.   Eyelids
  45.   Transformer
  46.   Family
  47.   Relief
  48.   Acorn Factory
  49.   The Ocean
  50.   Paint the Rust
  51.   Darkness
  52.   Undeclared
  53.   God?
  54.   Park Song
  55.   Two Medicines
  56.   Stranger
  57.   The Ball
  58.   Never Meant
  59.   Troll Nacht
  60.   Horns
  61.   Don't Stop
  62.   Lily
  63.   Hunting Season
  64.   Winter
  65.   Bubble
  66.   Pattern/Shadow
  67.   Neighbors
  68.   Death

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