with Dustin Wong Doors 7:00pm When it came time for The Dodos to begin writing their fifth LP, Carrier, singer/guitarist Meric Long wanted to start over. The uncertainty of the band’s trajectory as well as the passing of guitarist Chris Reimer brought about a reassessment of things within the band, and in particular Long’s songwriting. The album The Dodos have crafted is refreshingly sincere: no computers, no gimmicks – just eleven songs that are beautiful and solid and true and honest.