The Dodos – Carrier

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The Dodos take a more somber approach on their latest offering The Dodos–Carrier Although it’s clear indie-rock duo The Dodos took a more lyric based approach than usual when writing new album Carrier, the tracks still manage to maintain the same drum/guitar driven vibe we’ve come to know and love from the band. After the death of touring guitarist Christopher Reimer last year, Meric Long switched up his songwriting process, writing lyrics first and music second. There does seem to be an overarching theme of uncertainty and doubt in the lyrics of many of the songs on the album, particularly in tracks like “Substance”; “Confidence”; and “Death” and Reimer’s death does seem to resonate throughout,…