Band of the Day (6.22.11) The Dø

22 Jun

One of our new faves are The Dø


Band of the Day (6.22.11) The Dø

Amazingly enough bands these days bands still have that raw association with The Beatles. The goofy British humor, the lightly distorted guitars, the eco-sounds of trains and cars all make The Dø much like The Beatles. They claim to be a folk/pop band that formed in 2007. The members hail from Paris, France and Helsinki, Finland and the music plays with hip-hop, eco-sounds, classical and a little goofiness similar to Architecture in Helsinki. Think MIA with one part Beatles, one part Bjork and a whole heck of lot of CocoRosie. The band’s debut record was called A Mouthful and was released within Europe in 2008 and was released in the US last April. The new record “Both Way Open Jaws” just hit the streets and

Don’t forget on July 1st…look for “The Best of 2011…So Far” and the secret link to our “Giving you the Bird Vol. 1 Playslist” to celebrate our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY.

Vitals:
Hometown: Paris, FR and Helsinki, Finland
Members: Dan Levy and Olivia B. Merilahtin
Sonic Soulmates: The Cardigans, Blonde Redhead, Bjork, The Fiery Furnaces and CocoRosie
Trackables:
“Smash Them All (Night Visitors)” –

“Too Insistent”

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Official — Listen to the entire album here!

One Response to “Band of the Day (6.22.11) The Dø”

  1. max June 24, 2011 at 1:20 AM #

    nice record indeed , awful band member’s personalities

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