Dr. Dog On Mountain Stage

Dr. Dog i i

Members of Dr. Dog. Brian Blauser hide caption

itoggle caption Brian Blauser
Dr. Dog

Members of Dr. Dog.

Brian Blauser

Set List

  • "The Ark"
  • "From"
  • "Hang On"
  • "Army of Ancients"
  • "The Rabbit, The Bat and the Reindeer"

After its third full-length album We All Belong landed the band spots opening for My Morning Jacket, Philadelphia's Dr. Dog returned with its most adventurous record in Fate. A melding of several different eras of popular music, the Philadelphia rock band's sound is a distinctly 21st-century version of psychedelic pop. Dueling guitars and keyboard lines, laced over fuzzy bass grooves, give the group its expansive sound, which also features plenty of harmony singing.

Here, principal songwriters Scott McMicken (piano, guitar) and Toby Leaman (bass) are joined by Frank McElroy on guitar, Zach Miller on keyboards and Juston Stens on drums.

This feature originally ran May 13, 2009.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.