Queer Electro-Hop duo Double Duchess Coming To Babes this Thursday
The vivacious twosome, Krylon and davO, started creating music together three years ago, bonding over their passion for dance, and high-energy! Before uniting, Krylon Superstar danced as a club kid in New York City and davO fronted a multi-genre band (Hip-Hop, funk and punk). Today, davO produces, writes songs, and DJs for Double Duchess whilst Krylon’s performance background helps give their live performances and visual presence that certain spark that their fans have grown to love.
Anyone listening to their new remix-EP Hey Girl! can plainly hear the background influences from both artists. But Double Duchess likes to think of their sound as being under development. “We definitely wanted to keep it raw, keep it queer/ forward/ house,” said Krylon. “David [davO] comes from a very Baltimore club type sound, and I was voguing…back in the 90’s. So I come from more of like a trashy queer sort of underground house vogue scene and the collaboration kind of came out to be what it was and it still grows from there.”
When speaking on behalf of their fans, and what their music is all about Krylon said, “Our music speaks a lot about being queer, young, and free and doing queer and young things. I don’t think we are only identified as queer because we have a lot of straight fans as well that totally identify with our music.”
DD is currently working on new material and trying to get an album going. A kickstarter will be released in June for any fan to contribute and help fund their debut album. “We’ve got about six songs…in their last stages and we’re just developing a few more…before the new year happens,” said Krylon. “We are looking… [to] have a wider range of funk for us.”
For the new album they plan to make it more accessible to a wider audience, ”It’s kind of more playable on the radio, said Krylon. “It’s a little more mature, a little more professional, a little less underground-y but still kind of embodies that.”
And how did a San Francisco based duo land a spot at a queer party like ANIMAL on the other side of the United States? Classic social media talking heads. So spread the word, and show up to ANIMAL at Babe’s Thursday. The party begins at 10:30 pm and with DJ Duo’s like Double Duchess sh Check owing up, you’re sure to have a groovy time.
Check out the Double Duchess show even page here.
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The vivacious twosome, Krylon and davO, started creating music together four years ago, bonding over their passion for dance and high-energy!July 20, 2015
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