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We took last month off from our Monthly Mix series in favor of our midterm flashback/annual summer jams compilation Cruel Summer, which you should grab if you haven't. But it is a new month -- the…   Read Story »
"Coming Down" is the lead track from Dum Dum Girls' forthcoming sophomore full-length Only In Dreams. It gives you a hint of the Chrissie Hynde/Pretenders vibe that percolates across the collection,…   Read Story »
Les Demoniaques is the project of Dum Dum Girls leader Dee Dee and Tamaryn. Take a listen to their cover of Jesus & Mary Chain's "Teenage Lust": They remove the fuzzy, sweaty crunch of the…   Read Story »
Alex Chilton passed away one year ago today. Big Star was scheduled to play SXSW in 2010, instead the show became a tribute, with friends and fans playing Chilton’s music and remembering his work.…   Read Story »
Yesterday we heard Dee Dee singing on Zodiacs' "Faraway Friend." Today it's a new track from her main project: "He Gets Me High"'s the title track from Dum Dum Girls' forthcoming EP,  a stopgap…   Read Story »
Mike Sniper, the guy behind Blank Dogs and Captured Tracks, told us Zodiacs isn't really a band, it's "a studio project with a rotating lineup." Wild Nothing and Beach Fossils collaborate on one…   Read Story »
You might notice some similarities, aesthetic-wise, between this video and the one for "Jail La La." Both were made by Christin Turner, who will direct clips for every song on the album. Front woman…   Read Story »
The buzzing, dusky "Pay For Me" comes from Dum Dum Girls' Record Store Day split with labelmates, London trio Male Bonding. Right, it's "pay" not "pray." Either way, it fits well with I Will Be's…   Read Story »
There are a number of dusky Shangri-Las and Phil Spector-nodding bands circulating under the "indie rock" banner these days -- Dum Dum Girls are the best of the lot. Dee Dee & Co's excellent Sub…   Read Story »
We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff necks and barking feet worth it. Here's Wednesday, Thursday,…   Read Story »