Simon Dawes

Simon Dawes

Simon Dawes is a band... named after no one. Though they're mostly just creaking into being twenty-one (bassist Wiley Gelber is barely 18), you could play their new record Carnivore for anyone and tell the most insane lies about it: reissue of some lost psych-folk-rock artifact, unknown bootleg side project with one Beatle, Kink, Floyd and Who member that never came out for legal reasons... and they would all be believed. A Malibu zip code might fool you into thinking they basically bought their band pre-made off the Internet, but they're scholars... more