THE LORD DOG BIRD  |  The Lord Dog Bird

CD | LP

    Tracks

  1. The Shedding Path
  2. No Security
  3. One Mind
  4. Druids
  5. Song For Woodthrush
  6. Back To Drinkwater
  7. March To The Mountain
  8. Walking (With You)
  9. The Gift Of Song In The Lion's Den

The Lord Dog Bird is the solo recording project of Colin McCann, guitarist for Jagjaguwar artists, Wilderness. While the band was on extended hiatus, McCann kept at it, documenting his feelings about life and music at home on his four track. The result is a gritty, tactile document of a time spent in self-exploration and flux.

Through droning repetition and the unmistakable hiss and clip of four track cassette, a warm and engrossing atmosphere develops. These songs are buoyed by melodies that are at once sad and hopeful. The listener is immediately drawn in by their intimacy and honesty, with vocals imparting a sincerity and intensity that often borders on vulnerability.

While The Lord Dog Bird draws it's influences from a distinct set of predecessors, music itself seems to be it's main inspiration; a human attempt at honoring beauty; a music to help bring about healing and to celebrate change.

(JAG118 released: 08/05/08)

Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black
North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops
Fire-scene by S. Carey
Crown the Pines by S. Carey
Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen
Everyone is Noah, Everyone is the Ark by Moonface
Byegone by Volcano Choir

North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops

Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten

Real People by Small Black

Angel Olsen
Atlanta, GA - The Earl

S. Carey
Milwaukee, WI - Club Garibaldi  w/ White Hinterland

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