DITHER2I heard Dither play their first concert ever at the Stone in 2007, and I knew I was hooked.  Their combination of tender attention to detail and ability to rock hard and laugh large made them my dream team of performer superheroes.

 

Not long after that concert, (but after many afternoons at James Moore‘s house making him show me every pedal and every technique he ever thought of), I presented them with Tongue of Thorns, a tribute to The Velvet Underground, who I had only just discovered that year.  They play the heck out of this piece, and you can find it alongside a bunch of tasty morsels on their eponymous album on Henceforth Records.