Dora Jar (born 1996) is an American bedroom pop musician from Northern California. Jar has released 2 EPs and 3 singles as of 2022. In the summer of 2022, she announced her first North American headlining tour set for November.
Born as Dora Jarkowski, Jar was born in New York City on October 12, 1996.
Jar released her debut EP, titled Digital Meadow, in 2021. The EP is a seven-song collection of her signature dreamy, surrealist pop and silky, ethereal voice. It was produced alongside composer Jared Solomon. On the song “Scab Song,” Jar notes that she wrote it she was 19, and on her way to Solomon's house to complete the track, had decided to speed it up as an ode to faster beating of a heart while listening to music. Digital Meadow included collaborators like Solomonophonic, Felix Joseph, Ralph Castelli, Vron and John DeBold.
Jar released Comfortably In Pain, her second EP, in 2022. The EP received praise from critics at Pitchfork, NPR, and other publications, describing her flickering vocals and rock-pop to the likes of Faye Webster and St. Vincent.
She released three singles, "Bumblebee", "Bump", and "Spell", before she announced her first North American, twelve-city-headlining tour. A music video was released for "Bump," which was directed by Jocelyn Antequil and plays with an Alice in Wonderland motif.
- Digital Meadow (2021)
- Comfortably In Pain (2022)
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