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Stream Dr. Dog’s “B-Room”

Out Oct. 1

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Next week Philadelphia ‘60s pop revivalists Dr. Dog return with there their latest studio album B-Room. Named after a small, creative hub located in the 5,000-square-foot silver-smith mill the band converted into a recording studio and living space, the new album is a departure for the band in terms of its development and construction. Foregoing their usual demo and over-dubbing approach, frontman Toby Leaman explains in an interview with Rolling Stone that the making of the album “was really loose. It wasn’t like we hadn’t seen each other in a few months and needed to catch up. It wasn’t like, ‘OK, let’s start recording.’ We just eased into that. It’s the first time we just played for about two weeks – not aimlessly but without any intent, without saying, ‘These could be the foundations for songs.’ It was just, ‘Let’s see how many feels we can do; get it onto tape and see what it sounds like.’ It was really freeing that way.”

According to Leaman, “The point wasn’t getting everybody on tape at the same time. The point was getting everybody playing at the same time so everybody felt like they were all playing together. We could just go punch in certain areas, but everybody was already playing to the feel. [That way] you’re not overplaying, and you’re not overthinking. We’ve all been playing together for so long, and everybody understands that it’s a very malleable process. You might have only done one tiny thing on a song or even nothing, but you were there. You added to it at some point. Just having everybody playing together is so freeing.”

Ahead of its scheduled release on Oct. 1, B-Room has been posted online to stream in entirety. Click below to listen.



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