Best Artist / Band Most Likely To Make It Big

Dog Day

Your vote for Band Most Likely To Make It Big (and runner-up for Best Band, among others), knows how to make big power-pop sounds, and they have some huge friends, too. “It was great to tour and hang out with Eric’s Trip last summer,” says vocalist/guitarist Seth Smith. “Bumming around with them at the Sub Pop 20th anniversary party, meeting grunge celebrities.” In fact, Rick White is currently recording two new tracks for a upcoming Dog Day seven-inch platter. And Dog Day’s upcoming full-length, Concentration, was mixed with John Agnello (Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr.) in New Jersey. “It was a really fun experience, too.” Smith says that the band’s fresh new album “turned out kinda watery and dreamy. I would say it’s a little more patient than Night Group. A little more exploratory with sounds and structures. There were a few things we wanted to try that didn’t really fit last time.” The sound may more be patient, but we’re impatiently and excitedly waiting for Concentration, which is due out sometime in late April.

First runner up: Faded Blue
Second runner up: Jenn Grant

More Categories

More Categories

intro

Food & Drink

Public Life

Shopping+Services

Music

Arts of the Year

Bar Scene

Editors' Picks

Add a comment

Remember, it's entirely possible to disagree without spiralling into a thread of negativity and personal attacks. We have the right to remove (and you have the right to report) any comments that go against our policy.