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
kelela
Music

R&B singer on the rise Kelela has announced a new “6-song cycle” — or EP…

Speedy Ortiz Foil Deer
Music

As if Speedy Ortiz‘s upcoming album Foil Deer wasn’t already one of this spring’s most…

cashmere cat
Music

Kanye West affiliate Cashmere Cat hits up Ariana Grande for new single.

kanye west
Music

Kanye shares another track from So Help Me God, featuring a whistle solo from Paul McCartney.

Will-Butler-Policy-608x608
Reviews

Arcade Fire’s “Holy Fool” strikes out on his own with infectious energy and serious songwriting chops.

Purity Ring Another Eternity
Reviews

Throughout their second album, Another Eternity, Purity Ring lose some of their shine.

KID CUDI
Music

A new track from Cudi’s Man on the Moon 3 sessions.

courtney barnett sometimes
Videos

Courtney Barnett has shared “Depreston,” the latest single from her forthcoming LP, Sometimes I Sit…

passion pit kindred
Giveaways

Enter to win a specially designed 7″ single from Passion Pit’s new album Kindred.