Galway City, County Galway
Dott are from Galway, Ireland and play shiney, harmony-driven garage pop. The band is led by songwriter Anna (vocals/guitar) with Laura (bass/vocals) Tebs (guitar/vocals) and Tony (drums).
Their eagerly awaited debut album "Swoon" was released on December 3rd 2013 on Graveface Records US to critical acclaim.
Their debut EP "Button" was released in 2012 on the Popical Island Collective and on 7" vinyl with Graveface Records USA.
Dott recently returned from a full US tour taking in appearances along the West Coast, SXSW and New York City (kindly supported by Culture Ireland). Formed only in 2012, Dott had a busy first year with appearances live on national television on the Late Late Show, at Electric Picnic, HWCH, Camden Crawl, Westport Festival and Indiependence.
They recorded sessions for 2FM Dan Hegarty, Arena RTE Radio 1, Ceol ar an Imeall TG4 and Community of Independents, DCTV. Songs from Dott can be heard on NPR, USA, BBC Radio, Today FM, 2FM, RTE RADIO 1, RnaG, 98FM and Phantom Radio.
"Sunny garage rock with dash, shizzle and superfly choruses from Galway-based underground supergroup" Jim Carrol, On the Record, The Irish Times.
"Glowing garage pop, catchy and super fun" Niall Byrne, Nialler9.com
"Glowing and infectious" David Dye, NPR.
"Dott have some infectious tunes on their Button EP... "Leave Tonight" and "Let's Do It" are especially good." Bill Pearis, Brooklyn Vegan
"Brisk, brash and endearing, the sparkling debut of this Irish quartet will renew your faith in tuneful garage rock" Mother Jones
"Addictive melody and lyrics, and choruses that could stay stuck in your head for days" Insound
"The band‘s sound is so appealing that noted indie label, Graveface Records, signed them and is releasing their debut Swoon on December 3rd. “Talk to You” features hard-charging, distortion laden guitar, a killer melody and those delicious harmonies previously mentioned. Dott has a great future in front of them with immediate appeal to indie rock fans." Pop Matters
"With Swoon Dott have provide the quintessential debut album. Working as an visceral pop tinged introduction to the group’s sound the LP encapsulates everything that their E.P. Button promised. Stunning." Stephen White, The Journalist
"This is something to be heard. This is pure, unfiltered talent and it shines brilliantly through their original jams." TurningIntoObscure.com