Meet Jeannie Lee and Jo Ann, two girls who drive each other a good kind of crazy. They’re also pretty rad electronic deejays who make up +2dB. They’ve performed at Urbanscapes 2012 and Future Music Festival Asia 2013, and get inspiration from a range of artistes including Grimes, James Blake and Kid Cudi.
Why the name +2dB?
We couldn’t go with “Jeannie Lee and Jo Ann” because it’s quite lame so we came up with a few options and tossed the idea around with some friends. Majority picked +2dB because it looked and sounded electronically related. The “+” is not supposed to be pronounced and has no relation to the decibels of our sounds. Although we’ve heard that technically, an increase of 2dB to audio is clearly noticeable to the human ear.
What can we expect from you?
We’re taking the longest time to put out an EP but hopefully that will drop by the end of this year. And more collaborations, more shows, better sounds.
Do you know what a “cronut” is?
It’s a cross between a croissant and a donut. Like a zedonk, or a zonkey. Zebra? Donkey? Which local artiste do you want to work with? We love the genius behind Like Silver. Terribly underrated! We’ve played a couple of shows with them. They’re really, really good.
Name three songs you’re jamming to.
“Holy Grail” by Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake, the Maths Time Joy remix of “Burn” by Ellie Goulding, and “Bedtime Stories” by Breakbot and Irfane.
What will you name your first album?
We’re planning to go with “+” for our EP, seeing that there’s a hilarious confusion about it being in our band name.