"Let Me Go"

(“Let Me Go” soon to be available on the upcoming “By and By” album — Fall 2017):

 

“Please let me go…”

Release me.  Set me free.  Unshackle me.   Liberate me from your suppression.

“I’m hypnotized, I’m under your control…”

“Please…

"By and By"

                       

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 In my youth, I became preoccupied with the desire to hop aboard the “Rock and Roll Rollercoaster”, and ride it to some distant, dark, and veiled land of undefined fulfillment and contentment.  A notion, that, it…

In Memoriam: Michael Kilpatrick

(Michael Edward Kilpatrick entered eternity on Sept. 28, 2017)

I first became acquainted with Michael Kilpatrick through the letters that he used to regularly submit to the Macon Telegraph.  His views on politics, culture, and especially faith, corresponded closely to…

The Alkleins -- "Blood Southern Streets (In My Town)" Video

“Where have all of the years gone…?”

Here’s a bit of history:

By the mid 1980s, the “Southern Revival” was beginning to flourish in earnest, spearheaded by REM, Mitch Easter, and the Athens scene. Macon’s own nascent Gen X Alternative…

"Confession"

From the CD Baby entry for "Confession":

(AUDIO and download available at tab; Video at right of page)

 Short Description: 

 The DOVES revisit the melancholy lament of “Dirty Words” with “Confession”, a concordantly lush and spare arrangement that evokes Americana…

"Pulse"

The 120 mph motorcycle spree through the stalled traffic of the rush hour metropolis…

Standing on the edge, with nothing between between you and the ground but 3,000 feet of air and a nylon canopy folded into a pack…

To…

Springtime in Macon

The DOVES gave our annual Cherry Blossom Festival performance today. We had a lovely time, as always. A steady breeze, building clouds, and temps in the 70s — along with the midway and open air soundstage and massive PA in…

Catching Up

It’s been awhile since our last entry — it’s time to get caught up.

The DOVES were recently featured in John Holland’s blog, “Voices to Hear” — “the best music you’ve never heard”.
http://www.avoicetohear.com


Last week we were added to…

Oh So Close...

The DOVES new video, “Why Did You Hurt Me?" is now on Youtube.  We think it captures the message, and the flavor, of the song, which is addressed in more detail below. It was an interesting video to put together…