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Monday, March 26, 2012

March 25, 2012

Despite a nightmarish, toxic relationship with his band mates and his label, Warner Bros., Mike Doughty reached a lot of people as the main songwriter and creative center of the '90s alt-rock outfit Soul Coughing, scoring a couple of minor hits ...
Sunday, March 25, 2012

Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m.

Mike Doughty has a love/hate relationship with his '90s alt-rock band Soul Coughing. On the one hand, the group gave him his first taste of fame, thanks to hits like “Super Bon Bon” and “Circles,” and laid the groundwork for the low-key...
Friday, March 21, 2008

Tonight @ the Turner Hall Ballroom - 8:00 PM

Although Mike Doughty left his popular ’90s alternative band Soul Coughing in 2000, his latest solo album, Golden Delicious, is the most Soul Coughing-like album he’s recorded since, a quirky collection of songs with an unexpectedly poignant, emotional undercurrent. One of the songs is even about the Iraq war, although . . .
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Music Feature

Mike Doughty had one main goal while creating Golden Delicious, his latest release. “I really went in there with the intention of making it more pared down, to make good songs and make the happy, happy sound,” the former Soul Coughing frontman says wryly. This simple rhyme of an answer displays his sardonic wit and quirky lyricism, the defining traits of his music. Since Soul Coughing split in 2000, Doughty has refined his distinct, syncopated vocal delivery through his solo work, most notably on 2005’s Haughty Melodic, which yielded a radio hit in “Looking at the World From the Bottom of a Well.” The album was Doughty’s first with a backing band after a series of sparse, self-released acoustic efforts.

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