our friends in DOLLTITS recently released the first of two EPS entitled VALLEY OF THE DOLLTITS which is available on all streaming services. the new material is very much in keeping with past material in that they provide intelligent, often eviscerating lyrics dealing with caustic themes such as INSECURITY, FEMALE EMPOWERMENT, TOXIC MASCULINITY (and CATS!). sung with sweet, lilting melodies, these songs are buttressed by odd instrumentation, often ukulele and auto-harp that switch between both THERINA and MAGIE.
these songs feel more filled out sonically with more prominent bass and drumming which helps provide a counterpoint to THERINA's megavoice. this new direction was showcased at their recent RELEASE PARTY at SEARCH PARTY STUDIO which found them rounded out by bass/backup vocals (EMMY TASTIC), drums (MIKE HELL GAMBINO), and a very theremin-like saw played by BRIAN MCGOWAN.
i really enjoyed this batch of new songs and can't wait to hear where they are going next with their sound on the next EP.