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Dawes Revives The Laurel Canyon Sound

The indie-rock band Dawes.

The indie-rock band Dawes plays the Castle Theater in Bloomington on July 31. Occasional GLT Music Critic Taylor Bauer considers the California born and bred quartet to be one of the most exciting bands of the past five years.

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Taylor Bauer in the GLT studios talking about Dawes.

In this edition of "What's On Your Turntable," Bauer talked about and played songs from Dawes' latest album "We're All Gonna Die." GLT's Jon Norton was on the other end of that conversation, and quizzed Bauer about the band and its connection to the "Laurel Canyon Sound" of bands from the late 1960s.  

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Jon Norton is the audio director at WGLT and WCBU. He also is host of All Things Considered every weekday.