Novelist and playwright Dorota Masłowska premieres her latest creative incarnation as a singer-songwriter-producer in concert with her band MISTER D. The debut album Society is Mean, was released by Raster Gallery. The album is an indie/home-made mix of rap, punk and dance. The lyrical layer of the album is a psychedlic mash of tabloid fodder, expressed through a statistically Polish glossary and its characteristic style of expression.
Masłowska the vocalist is still Masłowska the writer. Experimental, flagrantly provocative, she is an amateur balancing along the edge of kitsch. The minimalist, home-made electronica reverberates with club and hip-hop trends, but also a post-punk aesthetic fascination with dirt and garbage, pressing one to find a link with Grimes or Crystal Castles. The web is full of comparisons to M.I.A. or Die Antwoord, as Masłowska plays with her own aesthetic. (…) Just like she does in her novels, Masłowska unmasks the vacuity of reality through language. And this uncanny talent for juggling words remains her key talent.
Robert Sankowski for Gazeta Wyborcza, 21.02.2014
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