The Dimes are a folk-pop collective centered around guitarists/vocalists John Clay, Pierre Kaiser, Ryan Johnston and Kelly Anne Masigat. The Portland, OR based band has released two full length albums and three EP’s to date on Timber Carnival Records.
Primarily known for their stellar songwriting, glowing harmonies and sixties-pop production, the band has broadened its sound of late, adding pedal steel, mandolin, harmonica and dobro to its recent recordings, evoking a sweeter California-country sound remeniscent of Neil Young’s Harvest recordings. Live, the group has grown to a 7-piece and has shared the stage with the likes of Liam Finn, Kathryn Calder (New Pornographers), The Head and the Heart, The Mother Hips and Todd Rundgren, amongst others.
Their most recent full length “The King Can Drink the Harbour Dry” was released in 2010 to strong critical acclaim from Spin, NPR, Allmusic and a host of online publications.
Booking, Management: Brooklyn Baggett
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released 08 August 2011