The Dodos are an indie folk band which formed in San Francisco, California, United States in 2005. They consist of Meric Long (vocals, guitar) and Logan Kroeber (drums). The Dodos began playing music together in 2005, when Meric Long, who had been gigging steadily in San Francisco as a solo singer-songwriter, was introduced to Logan Kroeber through a mutual friend. Dodo Bird EP
Long self-released a solo EP titled "Dodo Bird" in February 2005 which featured percussion by Kroeber on some tracks. Long and Kroeber continued to play music together.