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Mike Doughty

Mike Doughty

Dec 7th 2017 @ Largo

Los Angeles, CA
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About Mike Doughty
Genres:
Alternative, Singer/songwriter, Indie, Folk
Band Members:
Doughty is touring with the largest band he's ever toured with: a cello/bass player, drums, another guitar player, an organ player, and a backing vocalist--six people on stage. The show consists of basically live remixing. Using hand gestures, Doughty improvises changes in what the musicians in the band are doing--stopping, starting, getting louder or quieter, changing their parts, repeating their parts. The songs are Soul Coughing songs and Doughty solo songs, but none are ever performed the same way twice., It's a kind of simplified version of something Doughty saw John Zorn doing with avant-garde jazz in the 1990s, but adapted to be more along the lines of a dance music or hip-hop producer mixing tracks--bringing in the drums, dropping them out, juggling the musicians like samples.

Mike Doughty used to be Soul Coughing guy, and now he's just some guy. His new album, produced by Good Goose, is now available. It's called THE HEART WATCHES WHILE THE ...
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Thursday, December 7th, 2017
7:00 PM
Largo
Los Angeles, CA
55 RSVPs
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About Mike Doughty
Genres:
Alternative, Singer/songwriter, Indie, Folk
Band Members:
Doughty is touring with the largest band he's ever toured with: a cello/bass player, drums, another guitar player, an organ player, and a backing vocalist--six people on stage. The show consists of basically live remixing. Using hand gestures, Doughty improvises changes in what the musicians in the band are doing--stopping, starting, getting louder or quieter, changing their parts, repeating their parts. The songs are Soul Coughing songs and Doughty solo songs, but none are ever performed the same way twice., It's a kind of simplified version of something Doughty saw John Zorn doing with avant-garde jazz in the 1990s, but adapted to be more along the lines of a dance music or hip-hop producer mixing tracks--bringing in the drums, dropping them out, juggling the musicians like samples.

Mike Doughty used to be Soul Coughing guy, and now he's just some guy. His new album, produced by Good Goose, is now available. It's called THE HEART WATCHES WHILE THE ...
Read More
Live Photos of Mike Doughty
Fan Live Reviews
Brian
Minneapolis, MN@
Dakota Jazz Club
August 4th 2018
Great show, played a lot of deep tracks from Soul Coughing.
Jay
Annapolis, MD@
Ram's Head On Stage
March 27th 2018
It was awesome. Scrap and the cello were a nice touch. Throughly enjoyed see Mike stripped down both in music and setting!
Cleveland, OH@
Music Box Supper Club
December 16th 2017
So much fun! Mike was great, as always. Scrap was a delight. Their banter makes the show even better. The Music Box is an excellent venue.
Ken
Chicago, IL@
City Winery
August 23rd 2017
Fantastic! The sound and ambiance was spot on. Mike was perfect! Great time as always.
Brian
Minneapolis, MN@
First Avenue
February 15th 2017
Great show, it is great to see Mike with a full band.
Micki
Orlando, FL@
The Social
January 18th 2017
Fantastic! He was totally awesome and a brilliant showman
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