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D.D Dumbo - Brother (Steez Remix) & London Show
D.D Dumbo : Brother (Steez Remix) & London Show
2nd May 2017

After a lengthy period away from the northern hemisphere, D.D Dumbo has announced a string of summer European tour dates.  The antipodean polymath has been wowing sold-out venues around his native Australia but returns with a full band to Europe in August.  D.D Dumbo will appear at a handful of European festivals – including UK’s Green Man – and plays a one-off headline show at London’s Omeara on 23rd August.

15th - FM4 Frequency 2017, St. Polten, Austria
18th - Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, UK
19th - Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt, Belgium
20th - Lowlands Festival, Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands
23rd - Omeara, London, UK [TICKETS]

D.D Dumbo has also shared a version of his song ‘Brother’, which has been remixed by Warpaint’s Stella Mozgawa.  She says, “I love this song but always thought it was missing a little slap bass.  It was an honor to rework ‘Brother’ for the wonderful D.D Dumbo, I hope you enjoy.”  Listen to her Steez Remix track below.

‘Brother’ is taken from Utopia Defeated, D.D Dumbo’s debut album, which was released late last year.  Utopia Defeated is an epic, sprawling opus that sprung from the imagination of Castlemaine’s Oliver Hugh Perry and was written and performed almost entirely by him.  Recorded at 4AD’s London Studios, and recorded, engineered and produced by Perry and 4AD’s resident engineer Fabian Prynn, it has garnered numerous accolades from his home country.  Utopia Defeated was nominated for the respected Australian Music Prize and named Triple J’s Album of the Year, whilst single ‘Satan’ was awarded Song of the Year at this year’s prestigious Australian APRA Awards (putting him in the company of past winners SIA and Tame Impala).

Utopia Defeated is available on limited marbled vinyl and CD from the 4AD Store here.
You can buy and stream on all digital platforms here.

“A most ambitious, rewarding and soulful debut.” - MOJO ****
“Dizzying avant-pop debut.” - Uncut (8/10)
“Thrillingly fresh.” - Q
“A new kind of blues.” - The Guardian
An inspired take on pop.” - DIY
“A one-man band of clattering punk lo-fi, blues melodies and dust-soaked rhythms.” - i-D