Dominique Dillon de Byington, known by her stage name Dillon, is a Brazilian-born singer-songwriter and pianist, based in Germany.
Her wonderful debut album This Silence Kills was released in 2011.
She has this awesome haunting voice that goes straight for the heart, it grabs you and does not let go.
Dillon lists her genre as Sweet & Tender & Electronic, I’m down with that. Also you could add beautiful to it.
Check out this cool song performed live at @Haus der Berliner Festspiele. The song is from her upcoming album ‘Live at Haus der Berliner Festspiele’
Recorded at Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Foreign Affairs Festival 2015
Performed by Dillon & Tamer Fahri Özgönenc
Choir Composed & Arranged by Dillon & Tamer Fahri Özgönenc & Performed by Die Fixen Nixen Under the Direction of Ralf Sochaczewsky
Light Design Executed by Ludwig Laudan Under the Direction of Tilman Schumacher
Mixing by Marius Bubat
Produced by Sense Music & Media Berlin
Camera: Romi Agel, Holger Wick, Stefan Gohlke, Sebastian Weinmann, Roman Schlaack
Video Edit: Klara Mottlova
Let’s jump into the wayback machine and catch an earlier great video by Dillon. Very innocent, yet very much the opposite. Love it.
Your Flesh Against Mine
Another awesome tune, wow this young lady can certainly produce the goods. A slight middle eastern touch. Great beats.
Video directed by Emilia Kurylowicz, Cezary Zacharewicz / LASTSUPER
Co-producer: by Nicky Agunwa / BPitch Control GmbH
DP: Emilia Kurylowicz, Cezary Zacharewicz / LASTSUPER
Editing by Emilia Kurylowicz, Cezary Zacharewicz / LASTSUPER
Studio/stunt coordination: Ralf Haeger / Heager Stunt and Wireworks ltd
Light: Gegenlicht Design
AC: Christian Klimke / tectum.tv
Hair/Make Up: Ewa Cervena
Runner: Soufian Djebbari
You can always rely on Dillon to change the style of her songs. This is a lovely song that includes so much even a touch of an oompah band and a kid chorus. This is so laid back and beautiful.
I’m gonna leave you with this video containing a recording session which has a series of interviews (in German) and some great tunes from Dillon. If like me you don’t understand German you’ll miss the interviews, but hang out for the music. It’s worth it.
“Dominique Dillon de Byington, kurz: Dillon, machte 2007 Abitur, drehte danach ein Video am elterlichen Klavier und stellte es ins Netz. – Und ein Jahr später spielte sie als Vorgruppe von Tocotronic!”
Aufnahmezustand (English translation: receiving state)