Spencey Dude & the Doodles launch debut LP, 'Night Problems'
Night Problems by Spencey Dude & the Doodles For what feels like years, we've been awaiting the debut LP from SF's Spencey Dude & the Doodles, and Night Problems is well worth the delay. The band isn't as prolific as some of its peers, but there's no shortage of killer hooks on the Greg Ashley-recorded album, which is available digitally now and on vinyl in May. Stream it in full above.
A bunch of great shows tonight: Times New Viking/Spencey Dude, Michael Yonkers/The Sandwitches, Aesop Rock/Kimya Dawson
On a busy week like this one, it can be (and was) difficult to whittle down our list of preferred shows to just four for Recommended. For instance, in addition to all of that other great stuff this week that we mentioned yesterday, there are no fewer than three great shows tonight, Tuesday, June 14th. As Kevin from Positive Destruction flagged yesterday in the comments, the new Times New Viking album is something special. The band's first record on Merge, it's plenty fuzzy but with some real strong skewed-pop bursting through. King Tuff and Spencey Dude and the Doodles (who [...]