Midnight Oil guitarist Jim Moginie has released a new song ‘Blind Devotion’ under Jim Moginie and the Family Dog.
Jim created The Family Dog back in 2006 for his ‘Alas Folkloric’ tour. ‘Blind Devotion’ is the first taste of the upcoming ‘Bark Overtures’ album.
Jim wrote on his Facebook page, “The record has taken a while to finish but the planets lined up when I was at a loose end early this year and Kent Steedman and I reviewed 12 years of random Dog recordings, or shards of the lost historical documents as we preferred to call them. (We record a lot for recreational purposes.) And found them anything but excruciatingly dull. We found many gemstones there and pressed ahead in editing, recasting and mixing these fragments of excellence. It’s a full live-off-the-floor rock recording with certain trademark psychedelic twists which you may even find quite entertaining”.
I’m more than a tad excited at the announcement below. It’s been a while in cloistered hiatus, but the Family Dog and I are releasing a single (‘Blind Devotion’…today), an album (Bark… https://t.co/a9pyTV5WmL
— jim moginie (@jimmoginie) October 10, 2018
SUMMER OF THE DOG TOUR DATES
Thur 29 Nov – Molo Live @ Anu Bar, Canberra
Fri 30 Nov – Anita’s Theatre, Wollongong
Sat 1 Dec – Marrickville Bowling Club, Sydney
Fri 7 Dec – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
Sat 8 Dec – Karova Lounge, Ballarat
Sun 9 Dec – The Espy, Melbourne
Fri 14 Dec – The Brightside, Brisbane
Sat 15 Dec – Sol Bar, Maroochydore
Sun 16 Dec – Byron Bay Theatre, Byron Bay
Fri 21 Dec – The Small Ballroom, Newcastle
Sat 22 Dec – Flow Bar, Old Bar
Fri 11 Jan – Jive, Adelaide
Sat 12 Jan – Amplifier, Perth
Sun 13 Jan – Newport Hotel, Fremantle