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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Dr. Dog Release Black Friday 7 Inch

Dr. Dog will be releasing a special two song 7 inch to commemorate Record Store Day's new celebration of Black Friday this year. As an incentive to get people into local independent record stores the day after Thanksgiving, the celebrated Philadelphia band is offering two brand new songs, "Control Yourself" and the fuzzed out "Warrior Man."

Dr. Dog has a long DIY history, from designing and building their own stage sets to silk screening tee shirts in parking lots while on tour. This latest venture continues that hands on tradition with the single coming encased in artwork created specifically by the band, photocopied and then packaged by the musicians themselves.

Dr. Dog's Scott McMicken commented, "There's something enjoyable about being able to make this stuff or put it together, just being involved with it in that way is very satisfying."

You can view a clip of Dr. Dog assembling the 7" and reminiscing here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyloKiFwB4o

For more information on Record Store Day's Black Friday celebration and a list of participating independent stores, just go to: http://www.recordstoreday.com/Home

Catch Dr. Dog On Tour Now:

2011-11-02 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland OH
2011-11-04 Bluebird Nightclub Bloomington IN
2011-11-05 The Firebird St. Louis MO
2011-11-07 Cains Ballroom Tulsa OK
2011-11-08 George's Majestic Lounge Fayetteville AR
2011-11-09 Proud Larry's Oxford MS
2011-11-10 Tipitinas New Orleans LA
2011-11-12 Orlando Calling Orlando FL
2011-11-14 The Music Farm Charleston SC
2011-11-15 40 Watt Club Athens GA
2011-11-16 Bijou Theatre Knoxville TN
2011-11-17 Legends @ Appalachian State University Boone NC
2011-11-18 Track 29 @ The Chattanooga Choo Choo Chattanooga TN

Dr. Dog's artist page

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