Every now and then the bots behind all those “you might also like…” suggestions get it really right.
Like, spot on.
Late one night a few years ago, jumping from one link to another while watching music videos on YouTube, vodka in hand, I stumbled on a band called Dum Dum Girls. My first impression was a visual one, and I loved their look. I also loved the song I was listening to. Then the next one I clicked on, and the next one. It didn’t take long to head to the iTunes store and have a quick listen to their albums before I snapped up a bunch of stuff.
New music is a hard thing for me guys. I get SO deep into my comfort zone that I just never venture out. I usually have to have something shoved down my throat before I give it a chance.
But DDG just felt so right, so familiar, and so exactly like the stuff I loved while still having it’s own sound and style. I own all their EP’s and albums, and am looking forward to founder and frontwoman Dee Dee’s forthcoming solo album in May, reverting back to her real name and a whole new persona, as Kristin Kontrol.
I’m not sure if there will be anymore new music from DDG, but if not then it was pretty damn perfect while it lasted. I love cool chicks who rock, and here there were four of them. You know how much I love them that they own one of the slots in my car CD player and are never, under any circumstances whatsoever, removed for another artist.
Here’s one of my favourite songs, chosen with difficulty from so many. Enjoy.
Til next time.
P.S. stay tuned for an upcoming post if you love The Real Housewives of Melbourne 😉