Maybe it’s a little bit too simplistic to look to the death of touring Dodos guitarist Christopher Reimer in 2012 to explain the air of moroseness that permeates ‘Carrier’, the…

Now shorn of vibraphonist Keaton Snyder, San Francisco’s [a]The Dodos[/a] remain a three-piece with the addition of alt.country chanteuse [a]Neko Case[/a]. The sometime [b]New Pornographer[/b] is a welcome recruit; it’s…

If the internet as we know it, imploded tomorrow, what’s the worst that could happen? OK, industry and commerce would grind to a halt, banking systems would collapse, governments would…

Los Angeles’ 405 freeway on Saturday afternoon is no place for the faint-hearted. The major north-south artery is so snarled with traffic that it’s in a constant state of emergency,…

Picture Shows : Meric Long  (guitarist) of  San Francisco based band The Dodos performing at King Tuts, Glasgow. September 3rd 2008
Picture Drew Farrell. Tel 07721-735041.

Our patience finally snapped like a frostbitten twig around the time tonight’s encore hit the seven-minute mark. Until that point The Dodos had held our attention admirably. Their endlessly intricate…

What do The Dodos think they’re doing? Kicking up a stink with the cardie-brigade, that’s what. And more power to them, as this folksy misdemeanour finds them performing a rough-and-ready…

Not before time, these San Fran folkists give the kiss of life to an ailing genre Folk music is, of course, the new black right now; some few examples…