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Delta Spirit - 100% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Initially part of the emo-tinged major-label outfit Noise Ratchet, Jon Jameson and Brandon Young departed and joined forces with Matthew Vasquez, Sean Walker, and Kelly Winrich to form the more classic rock-inspired five-piece Delta Spirit. Finding kindred spirits in bands similarly influenced by everything from the Rolling Stones to 1990s alt-rock, the group toured with contem Read more

Blitzen Trapper - 69% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Playing an intriguing blend of indie pop, psychedelic folk and alt country, this Portland, Oregon-based band was formed in 2000 by Eric Earley (guitar, vocals), Erik Menteer (guitar, keyboards), Brian Adrian Koch (drums, vocals), Michael VanPelt (bass), Drew Laughery (keyboards), and Marty Marquis (guitar, keyboards, vocals). The six friends had been playing together since the Read more

Deer Tick - 65% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
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My Morning Jacket - 51% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Similar in style and approach to quirky alt rock bands such as Mercury Rev and the Flaming Lips, the Louisville, Kentucky, USA-based My Morning Jacket struggled to translate critical praise into the commercial success enjoyed by those two bands.Originating from the suburban town of Louisville, the band’s roots stretch back to when cousins Jim James Read more

M. Ward - 49% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Matthew Ward, 1974, Ventura County, California, USA. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Ward manages to touch upon all the elements of the roots rock and alt country genres, earning comparisons to artists such as Tom Waits, Grandaddy, Sparklehorse, and Giant Sand’s Howe Gelb. Ward was first spotted as a member of the California-based trio Rodriguez, before setting out on h Read more

Dawes - 46% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Andrew Bird - 44% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Big Band & Swing Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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11 July 1973, Chicago, Illinois, USA. A classically trained violinist, Bird studied music at Illinois’ Northwestern University, graduating in 1995. His early work was as a session musician for various acts in and around Chicago and he formed funk rock band Charlie Nobody, which was made up of Bird and fellow Northwestern University graduates. He was soon approached by C Read more

Born Ruffians - 44% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Originally from the town of Midland in Simcoe County, Ontario, Luke LaLonde (guitar/vocals), Mitch Derosier (bass) and Steven Hamelin (drums) relocated to the province’s capital Toronto in 2004. A burgeoning online reputation and a series of wild live performances led to a contract with the UK electronic music label Warp Records, which by the mid-00s had begun to diversify Read more

Tapes 'N Tapes - 42% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA-based indie rock band formed in 2003 by Josh Grier (7 January 1980, Eugene, Oregon, USA; vocals/guitar), Jeremy Hanson (b. 12 August 1986, Edina, Minnesota, USA; drums), Shawn Neary (b. USA; bass) and Matt Kretzman (b. 21 May 1980, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; keyboards). Each member took a title from a word in the band’s name, so that Grier Read more

Father John Misty - 41% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Wilco - 37% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This US quintet was initially viewed as part of the ‘No Depression’ movement of neo-country rock acts in the early 90s - one of a clutch of bands eschewing the melancholia and sentimentality associated with the genre but retaining its musical traditions. The band was formed from the ashes of Uncle Tupelo, a unit with similar musical inclinations and one that also accr Read more

Cotton Jones - 36% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Langhorne Slim - 36% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
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The Avett Brothers - 35% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
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The Cave Singers - 33% match to Dr. Dog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This US neo-folk trio is a far cry from founder member Derek Fudesco’s previous band, the post-punk group Pretty Girls Make Graves. Pete Quirk (vocals, guitar, melodica; ex-Hint Hint) and Marty Lund (drums, guitar; ex-Cobra High) joined the bass player in his new project, with former Pretty Girls Make Graves vocalist Andrea Zollo also making a guest appearance on their rec Read more


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