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Mike Dillon

When jazz legends Lionel Hampton and Milt Jackson first introduced the vibes to the jazz idiom circa 1930, they could have never in their wildest dreams foreseen where Mike Dillon would take the concept 75 years later. Likewise, Dillon's heroes Black Sabbath, The Minutemen and Bad Brains would've been hard-pressed to envision a vibraphonist internalizing their punk ethos and conjuring his own rage-against-the-machine spirit through the mellifluous sounds of the vibraphone. Enter the man himself, Mike Dillon. None of these observations matter or ever will. Some would call a force of nature like his visionary. But again, Dillon confounds. He's not interested in celebrating vision or any of the lofty ideals that come along with it. Mike Dillon is about throwing down, getting on the good foot and chasing the muse wherever it flows. Case in point, Mike Dillon's Go-Go Jungle and their rawkus debut album, Battery Milk, to be released January 30, 2007 on the Brooklyn-based independent record label, HYENA Records.

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Nov11Fri Mike Dillon Band
The Press Room
Portsmouth, NH
10:00 PM
$15

Albums

Functioning Broke
Functioning Broke
Royal Potato Family
2016
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[no cover]
Bones
Love Records
2014
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Band Of Outsiders
Band Of Outsiders
Royal Potato Family
2014
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[no cover]
Urn
Love Records
2012
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[no cover]
People Gardens
Love Records
2010
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Battery Milk
Battery Milk
Hyena Records
2007
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