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By Bill Chenevert
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Dr. Dog

Shame, Shame


Sounds Like: Much-anticipated collection of great new tracks; dreamy, psych-tinged retro rock spiked by moments of funkalicious modernity.

Free Association: Perhaps the biggest-deal Philly band. Destined for acclaim of all kinds.

For Fans Of: Pavement meets Spoon, old-timey clothes.


Drive-By Truckers

The Big To-Do

(ATO Records)

Sounds Like: True practitioners of southern rock and devotees of the triple guitar attack, their eighth LP isn’t so much Skynyrd as it is Neil Young & Crazy Horse.

Free Association: Sketches of scenarios, characters and southern pride done right.

For Fans Of: Backyard Tire Fire, Allman Brothers, heritage not hate.



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