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We published our 50 Best New Bands of 2015 list this week, which is exciting! We love to debate things here at the ‘Gum, and putting together that thing took a lot of back-and-forth emailing and maybe even a few IRL conversations. The best songs of the week this time around doesn’t boast any “new”… More »

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 was… 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 »

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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 swan…
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 discographies…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2014 - 10:09 am

Dum Dum Girls – “Rimbaud Eyes”

The new Dum Dum Girls album Too True arrives at the end of the month, but so far we've only heard lead single "Lost Boys
Chris DeVille | January 13, 2014 - 10:10 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | November 1, 2013 - 2:59 pm

Dum Dum Girls – “Lost Boys And Girls Club” Video

We started the day with "Lost Boys And Girls Club," a new track from recent S'gum interviewees Dum Dum Girls, but now the L.A. band…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 31, 2013 - 3:13 pm

Dum Dum Girls – “Lost Boys And Girls Club”

Earlier this week, Dum Dum Girls leader Dee Dee spoke to Stereogum about her band's next album. And now we know a few details details…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2013 - 10:21 am

Progress Report: Dum Dum Girls

It's been almost two years since we heard anything from Dum Dum Girls. The band's last release, 2012's excellent End of Daze EP, was not…
T. Cole Rachel | October 28, 2013 - 3:27 pm

Turntable Interview: Dirty Beaches & Dum Dum Girls

Alex Zhang Hungtai, bka Dirty Beaches, recently released Drifters/Love Is The Devil, an ambitious double-album that dazzles with his cinematic lo-fi sound. Its latter half…
Melissa Locker | September 5, 2013 - 2:24 pm

Bloc Party, Dum Dum Girls @ Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood 12/7/12

Bloc Party stopped by the Hollywood Palladium in support of their latest album Four. Some of the highlights included the delay pedal madness of "Octopus,"…
Andrew Youssef | December 10, 2012 - 3:46 pm

Stereogum & Popgun CMJ Feat. Dum Dum Girls, Savages, Port St. Willow @ Glasslands, Williamsburg 10/17/12

CMJ has effectively taken over Manhattan south of 14th St. and all of northwest Brooklyn. There are a billion parties and shows and bands in…
Michael Nelson | October 18, 2012 - 12:22 pm

Come To Stereogum’s CMJ 2012 Party

Hey guys, it’s almost CMJ Music Marathon time! Once again, we’ve teamed with PopGun Booking, and this year’s lineup is stacked with greatness. The event…
Scott Lapatine | October 3, 2012 - 5:03 pm

Dum Dum Girls – “Lord Knows” Video

"Lord Knows," the lead single from the new Dum Dum Girls EP End Of Daze, is one of the prettiest songs to come down the…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2012 - 10:02 am

Stream Dum Dum Girls End Of Daze EP (Stereogum Premiere)

Cali indie rock standouts Dum Dum Girls offered up "Lord Knows," a big-sounding, Icarus-namechecking cut from their new EP End Of Daze, a little while…
Corban Goble | September 17, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Lollapalooza 2012: Jack White, The Walkmen, Dum Dum Girls, & More

For Saturday's recap and photos, click here. For Friday's recap and photos, click here. Sunday's recap below... In contrast to Saturday's…
Liz Pelly | August 6, 2012 - 1:27 pm

Dum Dum Girls – “Lord Knows”

Dum Dum Girls will put a new EP called End Of Daze later this fall, and today they're offering the first glimpse of that release.
Corban Goble | July 31, 2012 - 1:55 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The video I keep thinking about this week isn't one of the ones on this list; it's "Ill Manors," from the British rapper Plan B,…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2012 - 2:41 pm

Dum Dum Girls – “Coming Down” Video

The single biggest departure on Only In Dreams, the Dum Dum Girls' great 2011 sophomore album, was the slo-mo Mazzy Star-esque ballad "Coming Down." That…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2012 - 3:11 pm

Black Tambourine Cover The Ramones

The D.C.-area early-'90s twee-pop originators Black Tambourine are back together and ready to release their first new record since breaking up in 1991. In May,…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2012 - 1:39 pm

Dum Dum Girls Do “Bedroom Eyes” For Fallon

Dum Dum Girls made their television debut last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, where they played the feverishly catchy Only In Dreams single…
Corban Goble | December 2, 2011 - 12:14 pm