Video: Dawes – “Living In The Future” Directed by Grant James. From Passwords, due June 22 on HUB Records. Dawes is back with their sixth studio album. If you include their two live albums, Dawes has released eight albums in nine years. Productive dudes. They’ve been courting the jam band circuit for a while now … Continue reading New Dawes video: Living In The Future
Video: Dawes – “Roll With The Punches” Dawes is back with a new video from their 2016 album We’re All Gonna Die. This one co-stars Mandy Moore who looks sad and pretty as ever. I’m still not 100% sold on the slick direction of their last couple of albums. It’s all a little too 80s … Continue reading New Dawes video: Roll with the Punches
Dawes have released a new single ahead of their fifth studio album, which is titled We’re All Gonna Die. The video, and the single, show our boys fully embracing much of the “we’re all fucked so let’s party” attitude that dominates the Top 40 these last few years. It’s a pretty catchy tune too with … Continue reading Dawes – When The Tequila Runs Out
Maybe we tweeted about this already—I don’t know, who can keep up anymore?—but it’s worth a few more than 120 characters. Conor Oberst links up with “his boy” Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes and the gals from First Aid Kit to sing a truly lovely song on the banks of a lake. “Lua” is a Bright … Continue reading Conor Oberst, Taylor Goldsmith and First Aid Kit – Lua
Lollapalooza: the great granddaddy of music festivals. Or would that be Woodstock? Or Monterrey? Or Newport? Maybe Lolla is just the weird uncle of music fests. Who’s not even that weird anymore. Lolla is your uncle whose basement used to smell funny, but now he’s just a regular old guy who wears golf shirts. Or … Continue reading Looking back at Lollapalooza 2012
Stream: Dawes – “Something Fine” Dawes has an obvious affection for Jackson Browne. Singer Taylor Goldsmith’s voice sounds so similar to Browne’s, it took me a long time to realize that Browne contributed vocals to “Fire Away” on last year’s Nothing Is Wrong. They even played a couple of songs together for Occupy Wall Street … Continue reading Dawes covers Jackson Browne
Did someone slip crank into my Bud Light? No wonder I’m still tired.