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DOT ALLISON is to release a new song and play a live show via the
can reveal. Allison has confirmed that her show at the Nottingham
Social on August 23 will be broadcast live via the website dot.netbeat.com. Also available
to download on the site is her DJ set recorded at the London
Embassy Bar last month and a new Allison composition, 'Lover',
which features members of Mercury Rev (ed: apparently). The song
was also co-produced with Mercury Rev and Flaming Lips producer
Dave Fridmann at his studio in the Catskill Mountains, near
Woodstock in the US.
Here's what Dot says about 'Lover'
'In life, we tend to crave ownership of objects and situations.
Relationships are no different. For me, the song 'Lover' addresses
the fact that in order to love and be loved, we have to be capable
of setting something free rather than holding it captive. In that
respect, 'Lover' talks about losing more than we ever had...' 'Even
the truest, most reciprocal relationships are never 'owned' by the
Allison is currently working on new material, and is also a late
addition to this year's Carling Weekend Festivals in Reading
and Leeds over the August Bank Holiday weekend (25-28).
[Ed: She plays the Reading festival on Friday August 25 and the
Leeds festival Monday August 28 on the Carling Premeire stage.
Hopefully they will be broadcast on Radio 1]
Dot has recorded a song for the forthcoming Tim Buckley tribute
album. She covers 'Sweet Surrender'. The album is called 'Sing a
Song for you - A tribute to Tim Buckley' on Manifesto
Records and is released on September 4 in the UK and Europe and
on September 12 in the US and Canada.
According to Dave Fridmann's (Flaming Lips/Mercury Rev) personal web
page, on April 10, 2000, Dot recorded two songs for an upcoming
EP on her own Harmonix Records at his Tarbox Road
studio. This is a very cool if he is producing her now. So it
appears she is no longer signed to Heavenly since she has her own
Stills from yhe interview
Also check out this video interview from the Glastonbury
Festival from this year. She says the new album will be out
most realistically early next year and will be darker and tougher,
more abstract than "Afterglow." She is currently in the studio
recording the new album. She also mentions working with Dave
Dot's new album
Dot is apparently working on her new album. "This will include some
of the songs that she performed live. I think there's a song called
"Know Glow" (the untitled track that she sang for the KCRW session
[Thanks Ken_KP and friend]
You can catch Dot singing "Dirge" live with Death in Vegas on
June 16 - 18 at the Death in Vegas website.. It's from their London
Shepherd's Bush Empire performance from November 7, 1999.
Dot in Athens
Dot is playing live in Athens, Greece on Friday May 12 and &
Saturday May 13 in Thessaloniki. [Thanks John Koliopanos]
Dot vs St. etienne
Dot has remixed the new single by St. Etienne. It was released on
March 27th and it's called "How We Used To Live" and available as a
limited edition CD, the Dot mix doesn't appear on the 12". I
recently heard it's been deleted already!
Check out these pictures from Dot's DJ set
in Barcelona on April 7th at the Mond Club. Pictures courtesy of
Lluis aka SouvenirDJ
Death in Vegas release "Dirge #2" on April 24, 2000. It features
Dot on vocals. it's available on CD and 12"
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