Dawg Yawp

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When George Harrison returned from India, he had Ravi Shankar’s sitar ringing in his head. American singer/songwriter Shawn Phillips taught Harrison how to play, and Western music was forever changed. Skipping ahead a half a century brings us to Dawg Yawp, an astonishing duo that makes an impressive Pop/Rock racket with just guitars, sitar, synthesizers, mandolin and voices. The pair, Tyler Randall and Rob Keenan, exude a familiar melodicism, harmonic gift and flair on their debut EP, Two

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