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Dr. Dog Share Video New Song “Love Struck” (Featuring M. Ward)

First Album in Six Years, Dr. Dog Due July 19

Jun 12, 2024

Dr. Dog have shared their new single, “Love Struck,” with backing vocals by M. Ward. The track is from their self-titled album and first album in six years, Dr. Dog, due on July 19. More

M. Ward Shares Lyric Video for New Song “New Kerrang” (Feat. Scott McMicken of Dr. Dog)

Supernatural Thing Due Out June 23 via ANTI- and Features First Aid Kit, Jim James, and Neko Case

May 23, 2023

M. Ward is releasing a new album, Supernatural Thing, on June 23 via ANTI-. Now he has shared its second single, “New Kerrang,” which features Scott McMicken of Dr. Dog. More

Listen to Christmas Underground’s 2022 Mix Featuring Mainly Obscure Indie Rock Christmas Songs

Jim Goodwin’s Jolly Chubby Elf Mix Features Phoebe Bridgers, Hans Pucket, SASAMI, Dr. Dog, and Some Great Bands You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Dec 22, 2022

Jim Goodwin of the Christmas Underground blog is back with this year’s indie rock Christmas mix, this year titled Jolly Chubby Elf. Every year for more than a decade Goodwin puts together an annual mix of indie rock Christmas songs, handing out free burned CDs to friends and also posting it online via Mixcloud and Christmas Underground. This year’s mix features some recognizable names, such as Phoebe Bridgers, Hans Pucket, SASAMI, Dr. Dog, and Dent May, but there are also plenty of more obscure artists too (Christmas Aguilera anyone). More

Listen: Dr. Dog – “Dreams (Saint Rich Cover)”

Dr. Dog and Saint Rich Hit To Tour Together

Jan 16, 2014

Dr. Dog and Saint Rich will be hitting the road together later this month. Starting the bonding process early, both bands released covers of each other work. More

Sep 23, 2013

Next week Philadelphia ‘60s pop revivalists Dr. Dog return with there their latest studio album B-Room. More

Listen: New Song from Dr. Dog

B-Room Out October 1st

Jul 22, 2013

Dr. Dog released a new song today, with a retro stock-footage lyric video to accompany it. The Philadelphia-based band recently wrapped up recording on their new album, B-Room, which is set to be released on October 1stvia ANTI-. More

Check Out Photos from Day Two of Outside Lands 2012 Including Passion Pit and Sigur Rós

Plus Dr. Dog, Zola Jesus, Grandaddy, Father John Misty and more.

Aug 13, 2012

Check out photos from Day One of the Outside Lands, held in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA on August 10, 2012. The gallery includes photos of Dr. Dog, Father John Misty, Grandaddy, Passion Pit, Sigur Ros, Tame Impala, Thee O Sees, Yellow Ostrich and Zola Jesus. More

Dr. Dog Announce Fall Tour

To Appear On Austin City Limits

Jun 12, 2012

Philly pop oddballs Dr. Dog have announced that they will embark on a lengthy fall tour through North America starting this September in support of their latest album Be The Void. More

Premiere: Dr. Dog Live Video – “Lonesome”

Just Another Day at the Office For The Folks at Guitar Center

Mar 20, 2012

Dr. Dog was recently in Hollywood and popped into a music shop for a semi-impromptu jam. Today we’re proud to premiere the resulting video. More

Jan 18, 2012

Today Dr. Dog released this snazzy video for “That Old Black Hole,” a cut from forthcoming album Be the Void (out 2/7 via ANTI-). More

Dr. Dog Announce Spring Tour

Supporting New Album "Be the Void"

Nov 30, 2011

After releasing the first listenable evidence yesterday of their forthcoming new album Be the Void, Philadelphia retro-enthusiasts Dr. Dog have announced an upcoming set of tour dates for 2012. More

Listen: Dr. Dog – “That Old Black Hole”

Be the Void Out February 7 via ANTI-

Nov 29, 2011

Our favorite canine with higher education, Dr. Dog, released a new track today. More

Dr. Dog Announces New Album for 2012

Be the Void out February 7 via ANTI- Records

Nov 16, 2011

Philadelphia rockers Dr. Dog will debut their sixth full-length album, Be the Void on February 7 via ANTI-. More

Aug 15, 2011

Dr. Dog have announced some new North American tour dates, including three with Bright Eyes. They are also hard at work in their native Philadelphia on their new album, the follow-up to 2010’s Shame, Shame. More

Bright Eyes Add More Tour Dates

With Support from Dr. Dog and First Aid Kit

Jul 12, 2011

Bright Eyes have announced more fall tour dates in support of their February release The People’s Key. More

Nov 04, 2010

Last Night, Dr. Dog stepped onto the stage at The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson. We have the video. More

Sep 16, 2010

Folk-rockers Dr. Dog play to a skating rink in new video, “Shadow People”—the newest cut off newest album, Shame. We have the clip. More

Dr. Dog Announces Tour Dates

Hitting the Road October 16rh

Jul 13, 2010

Dr. Dog is hitting the road with supporting acts Here We Go Magic and Good Old War. We have the dates. More

Photos from Bonnaroo Music Festival 2010 - She & Him, The National, Conan O’Brien, and more

Plus: Local Natives, The Dodos, The Dead Weather, The Flaming Lips, Steve Martin, Phoenix, Mumford & Sons, and much more

Jun 16, 2010

Last weekend (June 11th - 13th), Bonnaroo was the place to be with performances from She & Him, The National, Local Natives, Fanfarlo, The Dodos, Here We Go Magic, Phoenix, Mumford & Sons, Conan O’Brien, Dr. Dog, The Dead Weather, Steve Martin, The Flaming Lips, The Dead Weather, Local Natives, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and many more. We sent photographer Matt Jones down to cover the action. Check out the full galleries of each day. More

Photos from Sasquatch Music Festival 2010 - Dirty Projectors, My Morning Jacket, Band of Horses

Plus Mumford and Sons, Public Enemy, Edward Sharpe, The xx, and more

Jun 03, 2010

Last weekend (May 29th - 31st), Sasquatch! ruled The Gorge with performances from Band of Horses, Dr. Dog, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, My Morning Jacket, The xx, Public Enemy, Mumford and Sons, Dirty Projectors, Tallest Man on Earth, and many more. We sent Under the Radar writer/photographer Robin Bacior down to cover the action. Check out a full gallery of her photos here. More

Photos From the Harvest of Hope Festival - Broken Social Scene, Dr. Dog, Billy Bragg, and more

Plus: The Mountain Goats, The Delta Spirit, Danielson, Cymbals Eat Guitars, matt pond PA, and more

Mar 26, 2010

The second annual fundraiser Harvest of Hope Foundation Music and Arts Festival took place in St. Augustine, Florida on March 12-14th, 2010, featuring three days of music and fun. We sent photographer Matt Jones down to capture the action. Includes photos of Broken Social Scene, Dr. Dog, Billy Bragg, The Mountain Goats, The Delta Spirit, Danielson, Cymbals Eat Guitars, matt pond PA, and more. More

Dr. Dog Discuss New Album

Shame, Shame is out April 6

Mar 05, 2010

Under the Radar spoke to Dr. Dog’s singer/guitarist Scott McMicken about the band’s new album, Shame, Shame, due out April 6 on ANTI-. When it came time to craft their latest record, the members of Philadelphia quintet were shooting for something different. Rather than lay down their latest batch of Beach Boys- and Beatles-inspired psych-pop themselves, as they’d done in the past, McMicken says the group decided to experiment with outside production. More

Jan 12, 2010

Dr. Dog’s new album Shame, Shame will be released April 6th by ANTI- Records, their first record for the label. The band is scheduled to tour this spring.


Dr. Dog Signs to ANTI- Records

Tour Starts Saturday!

Jul 29, 2009

Philly-poppers Dr. Dog have just announced their signing to ANTI- Records. Summer/Fall tour begins Saturday. More


Dr. Dog

Trying a Detour

Mar 05, 2010

When it came time to craft their latest record, the members of Philadelphia quintet Dr. Dog were shooting for something different. Rather than lay down their latest batch of Beach Boys- and Beatles-inspired psych-pop themselves, as they’d done in the past, singer/guitarist Scott McMicken says the group decided to experiment with outside production. “The studio craft side of it has been as much what we’re about as any other thing,” says McMicken. More


Oct 03, 2013

Dr. Dog has gotten to the point where its songs sound effortless. It’s not about intricate constructionalthough there’s nothing sloppy or flawed about any of these songsbut rather a mood. More

Feb 09, 2012

In their most rockin’ album to date, Dr. Dog comes down from the clouds to unfurl their breezy pop from the ground. Infusing bluesy notes on “Lonesome,” and a high-pitched guitar riff on “How Long Must I Wait” that wouldn’t sound out of place on the last Black Keys album, the Philadelphia quintet finds a more distinct groove. More

Jun 04, 2010

Thousands of North Westerners packed the normally barren fields of George, WA with bare-bones camping gear and their most exotic festival apparel to witness the epic line-up of Sasquatch! 2010. The list was stacked, and showed why the festival had already sold out by early spring with performances by Mumford and Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, and Vampire Weekend among others. More