Dos (Dos album)

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Dos
Studio album by Dos
Released 1986
Recorded Thunderpants Studio, San Pedro, California, USA
Genre Indie, Experimental, Punk
Length 42:10
Label New Alliance Records (NAR032)
Producer Mike Watt, Kira Roessler

Dos was the first album recorded by the band Dos. It is a curious yet interesting double bass guitar side project for Mike Watt (of the Minutemen and Firehose) and his former wife, Kira Roessler (from Black Flag). Formed as a vehicle to take the bass beyond its perceived background role and into the forefront of a band, Dos also became a therapeutic experience in the wake of Roessler's departure from Black Flag and, more tragically, Minutemen D. Boon's sudden death on December 22, 1985. After exchanging demos for the better part of 1986 (Roessler had moved to Connecticut), the duo reconvened to record their self-titled debut late in the year, subsequently releasing it on Watt's own New Alliance Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Rabbit and the Porcpine"
  2. "Number Four"
  3. "Snapshot"
  4. "Number Two"
  5. "Slow Little Turtle"
  6. "Number Three"
  7. "Forever"
  8. "The Fisherman and His Wife"
  9. "Fink One"
  10. "Number One"
  11. "Taking Away the Fire"