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Photos | Dr. Dog + MeWithoutYou

Mewithoutyou | All photos by Kristen Abigail Lightning 100, Nashville’s indie radio station, hosted Dr. Dog and MeWithoutYou at The Ryman this past Friday night. MeWithoutYou started the night with an eclectic set of songs involving a large number of different instruments. Frontman Aaron Weiss showed off quite a bit his enthusiastic yet humble personality. … Read more

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Jam of the Day | FIDLAR – Gimme Something

I’m not quite sure if The Dude would abide, but the below video appears to be audio of FIDLAR’s “Gimme Something,” laid down over some awesome live footage of a Creedence show. And somehow, it’s a freaking match made in heaven, giving a nostalgic visual punch to a song that could have been recorded in … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Dr. Dog – That Old Black Hole

Aaaaaand, we’re back! After a brief blogging hiatus to celebrate the holidays and ring in the new year, Speakers in Code has returned. And it’s our birthday! Yay, us. We’ve been doing the blogging thang, in this form, on this particular website, for two full years now. Two years ago, Dr. Dog’s Shame, Shame quickly became … Read more

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The Best Albums of 2010 | Part One

Artwork credit: Alyssa Shapkoff Over the next four days, we’ll be bringing you our favorite albums of 2010, in no particular order. These are the records that turned round and round throughout our year, and they’ll continue spinning long into 2011. Robyn | Body Talk, Part One (Cherrytree/Interscope) [buy] Robyn, Swedish songstress and dance-pop goddess, … Read more

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The Best Songs of 2010 | 50 – 26

Artwork credit: Alyssa Shapkoff Wanna see the entire list so far? Click thisaway. 50 The Fresh & Onlys – Waterfall Gloomy guitars jangle flawlessly as angelic voices call out of the tugging wind and darkness, pleading with singer Tim Cohen to deliver hazy, yet romantic vocals. [buy the album] [more from The Fresh and Onlys … Read more

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Friday Finds

Hear the new Dr. Dog single, “Stranger” from the upcoming Shame, Shame LP (Rolling Stone) The Tallest Man on Earth talks about his new album (Paste) Watch the new She & Him video (Pitchfork) The National debuts the first track off the new album on Fallon (TwentyFourBit) Caribou announces world tour! (Merge Records) Check out … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Dr. Dog – Shadow People

When I got a press release a few weeks back about the upcoming Dr. Dog album, it said that the band was going to continue its evolution by stripping down the instruments and focusing on deeper, darker lyrics. After hearing the lead single off April’s Shame, Shame, I can absolutely detect a difference from 2008’s … Read more

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Dr. Dog Announces New Album, Tour

Dr. Dog is gearing up for its Anti-Records label debut with the album Shame, Shame, available in the U.S. on April 6, 2010. I’ll let the press release do the talkin’: “As a band that has traditionally built their spirited albums layer by layer in the undisturbed seclusion of their Philadelphia home studio, Dr. Dog … Read more