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This was one of those weeks where the best music-related video wasn’t a music video. It was Future Islands performing on Letterman and just fucking going for it. Letterman has already introduced frontman Samuel T. Herring’s dancing as a recurring joke on the show, and I sincerely hope it’s because he realizes that dancing wa… More »

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

When sifting through this week’s qualified nominees for 5 Best Songs, four different tracks from Sky Ferreira’s long-awaited debut Night Time, My Time made the ballot. In the Bangerz pop-sphere, it’s a reminder that projects in the genre should be cohesive and well-produced and eschewing party-primed lyrics for emotional reveals is still the stuff hit… More »

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Lemonade – “Dancer On The Shore” (Feat. Dum Dum Girls’ Dee Dee) (Stereogum Premiere)

Over three albums, Lemonade have perfected their art of rippling, preternaturally chill dance-pop. And on "Dancer On The Shore," their first new track since last…
James Rettig | August 13, 2015 - 10:17 am

Dum Dum Girls – “Coming Down” Video Version 2 (Stereogum Premiere)

Dum Dum Girls released their newest LP, Too True, last year, but just now they're sharing a video for a track off of their 2011…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2015 - 10:03 am

Natalie Prass – “Bird Of Prey” Video

Last time Natalie Prass released a video, it was the face-morphing "Why Don't You Believe In Me," a somewhat chilling visual representation of the way…
Caitlin White | June 15, 2015 - 11:27 am

HUNI – “Is There Any Other One?”

UPDATE: We were wrong about it being a solo project. Dee Dee writes in to tell us: "it's a collaboration between me and Andrew Miller…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2015 - 2:43 pm

Watch Night Terrors Of 1927 Make Their TV Debut On Late Night With Dee Dee From Dum Dum Girls

Night Terrors Of 1927, the synthpop duo of Rilo Kiley/The Elected's Blake Sennett and the Honorary Title's Jarrod Gorbel, released their awesome, Killers-meets-Postal Service single…
Chris DeVille | January 20, 2015 - 3:21 pm

Dum Dum Girls – “On Christmas”

If there's any such thing as a not-great Christmas-themed synthpop song, I haven't heard it. For whatever reason, Christmas and synthpop bring out the bittersweet…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2014 - 1:53 pm

Photos: Riot Fest Denver 2014

Riot Fest has grown into a gigantic music festival that occurs in three different iterations throughout the year. For the Denver edition this past weekend,…
Miles Bowe | September 23, 2014 - 11:39 am

Red Bull Sound Select Lines Up Run The Jewels, Kurt Vile, DFA1979 For 30 Days In LA

While music fans in New York are used to Red Bull Music Academy taking over the city during the month of May, it looks like…
Miles Bowe | September 10, 2014 - 6:09 pm

Photos: Burger A-Go-Go Fest 2014

This past weekend, Burger Records held a small festival called Burger A-Go-Go. That name implies a dance-filled occasion, but considering the goofy charm of the…
Miles Bowe | August 4, 2014 - 1:18 pm

Artist Portraits From Pitchfork Festival 2014

This past weekend, Pitchfork Festival went down in Chicago, and it included a great deal of excellent acts. We sent our photographer Max Herman to…
Miles Bowe | July 21, 2014 - 11:16 am

Dum Dum Girls – “Under These Hands” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Earlier this year, Dum Dum Girls dropped Too True, and recently they shot a session for clothier ALLSAINTS' London Sessions series. Below you can watch…
Miles Bowe | June 5, 2014 - 10:29 am

Dum Dum Girls – “Rimbaud Eyes” Video

Dum Dum Girls released "Rimbaud Eyes" way back in January, right before they dropped their newest album, Too True. Four months later, we've got a…
Sam Behrens | April 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Artist Portraits From Coachella 2014

Last weekend we told you our top moments for the first week of Coachella from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Today, before the second weekend of…
Miles Bowe | April 18, 2014 - 5:47 pm

Haunted Hearts – “Johnny Jupiter”

Dum Dum Girls' Dee Dee Penny and husband/Crocodiles frontman Brandon Welchez are gearing up for their debut collab album, Initiation. Embarking on the project under…
Taylor Law | March 25, 2014 - 4:34 pm

Watch Dum Dum Girls Cover Blondie With Debbie Harry At SXSW

One of the most appropriate surprise collaborations to hit SXSW this year went down Wednesday at the Spotify House. Debbie Harry herself joined Dum Dum…
Chris DeVille | March 14, 2014 - 4:05 pm

Dum Dum Girls – “Are You Okay” Short Film (Written By Bret Easton Ellis)

Dum Dum Girls didn't just make a music video for "Are You Okay," a humid sigh of a song from their new album Too True.
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2014 - 11:00 am

Dum Dum Girls – “Too True To Be Good” Video

"Too True To Be Good" is an effects-pedal-happy dream-pop stunner from the very good new Dum Dum Girls album Too True, and now it follow…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2014 - 11:05 am

Watch Dum Dum Girls Play Letterman

This week, the young god Miles Bowe took over the Album Of The Week column because he wanted to write about Actress's experimental electronic swa…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2014 - 9:30 am

Stream Dum Dum Girls Too True

Since releasing their debut full-length I Will Be in 2011, the Dum Dum Girls have quickly built up one of the most purely likable discographie…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2014 - 10:09 am
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