Dott are from Galway, Ireland and play shiney, harmony-driven garage pop. Their eagerly awaited debut EP "Button" was released on May 17th 2012 on the Popical Island Collective to critical acclaim.
Formed only in January 2012, Dott have had a busy first year with appearances at Electric Picnic 2012, HWCH 2012, Camden Crawl 2012, Indiependence 2012, Club Popicalia, 2FM Dan Hegarty Sessions, Arena RTE Radio 1, Ceol ar an Imeall TG4 and Community of Independents, DCTV. Dott recently made their US debut at New York’s favourite independent music venue the Cake Shop, New York. Songs from Button can be heard on BBC Radio, Today FM, 2FM, RTE RADIO 1, RnaG, 98FM and Phantom Radio.
"Managing to sound at once like a classic garage band you somehow missed and as fresh as any current Irish guitar band … They’re the kind of band that listeners want to claim rights to having been first to fall for their quirky charm. “ Paul McConnell, State Magazine
"Dott have some infectious tunes on their Button EP... "Leave Tonight" and "Let's Do It" are especially good." Bill Pearis, Brooklyn Vegan
"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
"Dott’s pop goodies don’t just melt, they snap and crackle too. A lo-fi, fuzzy, more alternative sound merges with the band’s pop sensibilities." WeAreNoise.com
" 'Button’ is a timely release – a perfect accompaniment to these balmy summer evenings, and a nice pre-cursor to a long-player to take us well into the night." GoldenPlec.com
"Let’s Do It will banish the glums, raise your spirits, lift your eyes, embolden your heart and part your lips to sing along all day to that super-catchy chorus." Naoimi McArdle, HarmlessNoise.com
"This is something to be heard. This is pure, unfiltered talent and it shines brilliantly through their original jams." TurningIntoObscure.com
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