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Song Premiere: Dr. Dog - "Lonesome"

January 26, 2012  |  5:13pm

Dr. Dog are set to release their new album, Be the Void on Feb. 7 on Anti- Records. The album was recorded live in Meth Beach with two new members, drummer Eric Slick and guitarist/percussionist/electronics operator Dmitri Manos.

The band has said that the upcoming release is more a rough-around-the-edges rock album that’s more in tune with their earlier material, and many of the members found that to be pretty liberating.

“It was reminiscent of when we were starting out and were these fearless weirdoes in a basement, so confident and reckless and bold,” guitarist-vocalist Scott McMicken said.

The approach is clear on “Lonesome,” Be the Void’s opening cut. The track features slide-heavy, tube-warmed guitar tracks that complement McMicken’s bluesy melodies. Take a listen to the Be the Void cut below.

Dr. Dog Tour Dates

February
1 - Columbus, Ohio @ Newport Music Hall
2 - Lawrence, Kan. @ Granada Theater
3 - Boulder, Colo. @ Boulder Theater
4 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ Urban Lounge
6 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ The Crescent Ballroom
7 - Solana Beach, Calif. @ Belly Up Tavern
10 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Orpheum
11 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Regency Center Grand Ballroom
13 - Portland, Ore. @ Crystal Ballroom
14 - Seattle, Wash. @ Neptune Theatre
17 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ First Avenue
18 - Chicago, Ill. @ The Vic Theatre
19 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ 20th Century Theatre

March
1 - Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
2 - Louisville, Kent. @ Headliners
3 - Nashville, Tenn @ War Memorial Auditorium
4 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Buckhead Theatre
5 - Birmingham, Ala. @ Workplay
7 - Mobile, Ala. @ Alabama Music Box
9 - Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
10 - Houston, Texas @ Fitzgeralds
11 - Dallas, Texas @ Granada Theater
13 - Columbia, Mo. @ Blue Note
14 - Indianapolis, Ind. @ Old National Center
15 - Asheville, N.C. @ The Orange Peel
16 - Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
17 - Baltimore, Md. @ Rams Head Live
19 - South Burlington, Vt. @ Higher Ground
22 - Boston, Mass. @ House of Blues
23 - New York, N.Y. @ Terminal 5
24 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ Electric Factory
25 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ Electric Factory

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