The Dodos – “Black Night”

the-dodos
Need more awesome? Listen to our FAVORITE SONGS OF 2014. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.

The Dodos are definitely looking to turn some heads with their new album No Color, after instilling New Pornographers folk queen Neko Case to appear on apparently half the songs. The San Francisco outfit has just dropped the uplifting first single “Black Night,” (Case does not appear here) one which rises to a fever pitch, rapidly combining swift guitar strings and thumping drum rolls.

It’s as upbeat as “Two Medicines” from 2009′s Time To Die, only here frontman Meric Long’s baritone keeps up with the spirited instrumentation, matching in intensity and vigor. It feels like this would sound awesome live.

No Color is out March 15th via Frenchkiss.

What did you think?
 29  12  2  0
artworks-000089210718-73k067-t500x500
Music

Hear a new single from the British folk-rocker’s joint EP with the Meat Puppets

READ MORE
Chelsea-Lately
News

Alanis Morrisette, Dave Grohl, Avril Lavigne and others sang a “We Are the World” style parody

READ MORE
new pornographers brill bruisers
Reviews

The latest LP from the Canadian supergroup is their best in nearly 10 years.

READ MORE
Say Lou Lou
Music

Listen to the sisters cover Daft Punk’s collaboration with Julian Casablancas.

READ MORE
grimes go
Videos

Probably only one person would wear Adidas slip-on sandals to explore the desert.

READ MORE
the bug angels and devils
Reviews

The Bug explores his “angels” and “devils” with the help of Grouper, Death Grips, TNGHT and other game collaborators.

READ MORE
chris owens
News

Hear a new one from the ex-Girls frontman’s upcoming A New Testament.

READ MORE
SKREAM
Music

It’s not a cover of a song from the Frozen soundtrack.

READ MORE
cashmere-cat
Music

Kick into gear with a filthy new mix from the producer.

READ MORE