Raw spirit + hard rock and roll = hard spirit…or in least that’s the way the mathematics functions for the Dt’s, a music group in the Pacific Northwest that mixes the emotional power of R&B using the punch and power of rock and roll & roll. Produced in Bellingham, WA, in 2001, the Dt’s had been a “lengthy in the look stages” task from guitarist Dave Crider — most widely known as co-founder of Washington Condition garage rock and roll symbols the Mono Guys and head from the important unbiased label Estrus Information — and vocalist Diana Young-Blanchard, whose resumé included stints with Madame X, Baba Rhum, as well as the Lucky Stiffs. The longtime close friends had been talking about forming a music group for the better element of a decade, nonetheless it wasn’t until Young-Blanchard transferred from Seattle to Bellingham and Crider dissolved the Mono Guys which the Dt’s came jointly. Teaming with drummer Phil Carter (who’d used Crider in the short-lived post-Mono Guys project W), the music group began gigging throughout the Seattle/Bellingham region, and afterwards added a key pad participant, Patti Bell, another Crider acquaintance who acquired played within a aspect task with Crider, the Roof Canines. After earning rave reviews because of their intense concert events, the Dt’s proceeded to go into the studio room with manufacturer Tim Kerr and documented their debut recording, Hard Fixed, which found its way to shops in the springtime of 2004.