Blending rock, rap, ska, funk,
punk and pop, DDT's latest offering, Urban Observer, deserves respect
for its diversity. This quality is DDT's greatest strength. Unfortunately,
Urban Observer invites too many comparisons with artists more melodically
savvy than DDT.
At their worst, on songs such as "Pistol Whip" and "I Can't
Take My Eyes off You," DDT recall Econoline Crush's thick, post-grunge
sound. At their best, DDT's rhythm section toys with funk grooves