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My Dear Disco / Ella Riot


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Ectronica

Status:

My Dear Disco morphed into Ella Riot in 2011 and is currently on hiatus. Most recent release, Love Child (as Ella Riot, 2011)

See also:

Ella Riot's site

Wikipedia's entry on Ella Riot

Comparisons:

Yazoo, Banderas

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Lively danceable ectronica with strong vocals. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Recommended first album:

my dear disco ep is the only one we've heard

Recordings:

As My Dear Disco:

  • my dear disco ep (2007)
  • Dancethink LP (2009)
  • The Remixes (remixes, 2010)
  • Acapellas (2010)
  • Over the Noise (2010)

As Ella Riot:

  • Love Child (2011)

my dear disco ep

Release info:

2007—self-released

Availability:

See My Dear Disco's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Michelle Chamuel, Bob Lester, Tyler Duncan, Joey Dosik, Christian Carpenter, Theo Katzman, Mike Shea

Comments:

My Dear Disco make lively danceable ectronica with deliciously evocative singing. I'm reminded of the forgotten nineties duo Banderas, who also had great melodies with a slant of melancholy to them despite being quite dancefloor friendly. "White Lies" has an immediately catchy tune and uses a vocoder to distort the vocals. "Madame Eon" is softer and the lead singer's voice takes over nicely. My Dear Disco are clearly headed somewhere special. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)


Thanks to stjarnell@yahoo.com for work on this entry.

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