by James Glazebrook
What we do know: Dillon is based in Berlin, but with the real name Dominique Dillon de Byington, probably wasn’t born here. She plans to release her debut album, This Silence Kills, on the palendromic date of 11/11/11. DJ Koze likes her: “She sings comfortably imperfect and true. She has character.” We like her.
We think Dillon sounds like this: the whimsical naïveté and alt-folk weirdness of CocoRosie, plus the more straightforward pop sensibility of Lykke Li, with the post-club residual rushes of Glasser and Bodi Bill (see a video of Dillon covering Bodi’s “Willem” live). Album closer “Abrupt Clarity”, unfortunately not yet public, is essentially an update of Björk’s “Hyperballad”.
We know Dillon sounds like this: download “Thirteen ThirtyFive”, or listen to it below.
Dillon looks like this:
To find out (a little) more about Dillon, visit dillon-music.com. Or wait to hear This Silence Kills, out on BPitch Control on November 11th, for yourself.
This article originally appeared on Bang Bang Berlin.