Dum Dum Girls @ Fox Theater, Thursday, Dec, 6 Kristin "Dee Dee" Gundred's yelping on Grand Ole Party's stomping blues-punk already cemented her as an indie rock lifer (and worthy Beth Ditto successor). But with Dum Dum Girls, Gundred ushered back into the fold girl-group pop that would pave the way ... More >>
By NATE WAGGONER Those Darlins Pangea Heavy Cream Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 Rickshaw Stop Better than: Encountering a coven of witches who cast a hard-rock spell on you. In front of the purple tentacles painted on the Rickshaw Stop, a girl discusses her Croatian fake ID while she waits in line. "It sa ... More >>
There are stories -- half-lies, probably -- that seem to stir each time the Jesus and Mary Chain pack the van up for another tour. (The band plays the Fillmore tonight.) They tell of the violence that used to stalk the Glasgow band back in the early days. You won't find these details in press releas ... More >>
Our curiosity was piqued this morning upon hearing that about 30 independent record labels -- including greats like Kill Rock Stars, Sub Pop, Anti-, and Daptone -- have partnered to create a new music discovery site called The New Record. Unfortunately, we've been trying to download MP3s fro ... More >>
Dum Dum Girls Crocodiles Oct. 4, 2011 Great American Music Hall Better than: Best Coast -- sometimes, anyway. The problem with reverb-drenched, girl-group-derived, shoegaze-descended guitar pop is that it's as limited as a vegan's view of bacon. You get a monolithic merseybeat, two or three spanky ... More >>
Frances McKeeThe VaselinesDum Dum GirlsOctober 20, 2010@ Great American Music HallBetter than: Your significant other making fun of your performance in bed.If the whole music thing doesn't work out, the Vaselines could make a killing at stand-up comedy. Last night at Great American Music Hall, ex ... More >>
Dum Dum Girls and the new wave of feminist punk.
In Austin, you can research and schedule and make the right Twitter friends and you're still gonna miss something with every decision that you make. Case in point: on Thursday afternoon, realizing the last thing I put in my stomach came in a tall can, I left a random day party where GZA was performi ... More >>