Galway City, County Galway
Dott are from Galway, Ireland and play shiny, harmony-driven guitar pop. Their music drips with luscious harmonies, fuzzy guitars and addictive feel-good pop melodies.
Dott are currently working on their second album due for release in summer 2018. Their sophomore record will follow up a string of releases including their bedroom demo's release "Beverly Baldwin" (Mirror Universe Records, NYC 2016), Carousel EP (Split with Night School, Graveface Record US, 2015), Swoon LP (Graveface Record US, 2013) and their debut "Button" EP (Graveface Records US/Popical Island IRE, 2013)
With an eager following on both sides of the Atlantic, Dott have appeared at international festivals such as SXSW, CMJ and CMW as well as Irish Festivals Electric Picnic, Indiependence, Camden Crawl and Westport. They have recorded live sessions for Ireland's Late Late Show, BreakThru Radio (NYC) 2FM Dan Hegarty, Arena RTE Radio 1, Ceol ar an Imeall TG4 and Community of Independents, DCTV.
Songs from Dott can be heard on stations such as 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..." 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 and features hard-charging, distortion laden guitar, a killer melody and those delicious harmonies... 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