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The Dig

Not many bands can claim to have origins in grade school, but in one incarnation or another, some members of The Dig have played music together since they were ten years old.

In Westchester County – just a stone’s throw from New York City, where they now call home – singer/guitarist David Baldwin and singer/bassist Emile Mosseri first met in sixth grade, becoming fast friends and playing in bands. Baldwin and Mosseri met keyboardist/guitarist Erick Eiser at a summer music program in high school, and the three reunited in college in Boston. In 2007, all three relocated ...read more

Not many bands can claim to have origins in grade school, but in one incarnation or another, some members of The Dig have played music together since they were ten years old.

In Westchester County – just a stone’s throw from New York City, where they now call home – singer/guitarist David Baldwin and singer/bassist Emile Mosseri first met in sixth grade, becoming fast friends and playing in bands. Baldwin and Mosseri met keyboardist/guitarist Erick Eiser at a summer music program in high school, and the three reunited in college in Boston. In 2007, all three relocated to New York City and began writing songs in Baldwin’s basement as The Dig. The relentless, hard. working young band dug their foundation the old-fashioned way: they embraced an indefatigable DIY ethic, playing all over the city regularly and hitting the streets with an endless stream of posters, flyers, and free music. The band released their debut EP Good Luck and Games (produced by Bryce Goggin, who has produced, mixed, or engineered Pavement, Antony & the Johnsons, The Ramones, Bishop Allen) late that year, catching the attention of Popmatters, who wrote in a review, “This is the catchiest, most intriguing power pop band to emerge out of the no-name pile in some time…” « hide

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