Dum Dum Girls make music video art
Since releasing Too True in January, Dum Dum Girls have been busy collaborating with various artists and friends to bring their latest work to life.
Review: Dum Dum Girls ‘Too True’
What "Too True" accomplishes lyrically, it only occasionally fulfills in production. Dee Dee’s evolution as an artist can (and should) reach beyond the wintry musical arrangements that accompany her dark passenger into a deeper trance.
Vampire Weekend To Tour With Beach House, Dum Dum Girls
This August and September will see Beach House and the Dum Dum Girls supporting Vampire Weekend, which sounds natural at this point, including three nights at Radio City Music Hall. (Man, how I'd love to catch "Master of None" in there!) Beach House have the popular notoriety these days to appeal to pedestrian music fa…
Record Review: Dum Dum Girls' I Will Be
I Will Be, now out on Sub Pop, finds Dum Dum Girls usurping the head position of the countless '60s-inspired girl bands who are currently singing about surfing and heartbreak. So many bands' interpretations of the burgeoning genre can be similar to the point of blandness, but this isn't the case on this new album.
L.A. + Girls = Rad!
For some reason, certain areas of the country are inundated with amazing musical talent. New York City, up until recently, was where it was all at. It seemed like wave after wave of incredible bands were crawling out of their Williamsburg lofts and making a splash on the international stage. And just as the Seattle…
Fiona Apple Records New Song for Chickens in Love!
Huh? What's Chickens in Love, you ask? Imagine combining a really awesome nonprofit tutoring, writing and publishing organization (826 National), a music composition workshop for kids taught by The Submarines, and a whole lot of great artists coming together for a benefit album for said nonprofit, and you have Chickens in Love. The album, due…
Cyber Sex. Sub Pop. What More Could A Girl Want?
Sub Pop's laying claim to some great bands lately. They show this off sufficiently in their new Cybersex 2.0 Sampler. Heralded by a ton of shitty .gifs and (gulp) Comic Sans MS, they provide downloads of this and the Cybersex 1.0 Sampler here. How perfect is that "rock band" one? Um, I guess that's what I picture…