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Stream Los Colognes Dos

Los Colognes are a Nashville six-piece who make lingering bluesy folk because they want to and not really for any other reason. Of course, this leads to the obvious hang-ups like needing to have a day job — see “Golden Dragon Hut” for more thoughts on that — but mostly it means their entire second […]

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Los Colognes – “Baby, You Can’t Have Both”

Nashville-via-Chicago sextet Los Colognes make rootsy, country- and blues-tinged classic rock, music that ignores all recent trends and any ideas of coolness and just goes straight for being really good. They’re releasing their second full-length, Dos, this fall, and first single “Backseat Driver” sounded almost like something that Dire Straits could’ve recorded 30 years ago […]

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Los Colognes – “Backseat Driver” (First Listen)

Sometimes, Los Colognes sound like they’re dipping a ladle into the honey-sweet freewheeling of the Allman Brothers; other times, they steer that idling back into tightly focused, bluesy rock full of bleary imagery. It’s hard to hear them and not immediately think of the brothers Knopfler and that rootsy, jazz-leaning indolence that made Dire Straits […]