Entries tagged with: Dum Dum Girls
photos by Nate "Igor" Smith
Dum Dum Girls @ Sailor Jerry House 3/15/2014
The Sailor Jerry House (aka The Gypsy Lounge) finished its SXSW week with a Saturday afternoon (3/15) of snarly rock n' roll, featuring a set from Dum Dum Girls who then stuck around to get some ink in the free tattoo booth. Also playing that day: SoCal janglers Cosmonauts, Chicago duo White Mystery, punk legend Cheetah Chrome and more.
More pics from the Saturday afternoon at Sailor Jerry House are below...
photos by Steven Noreyko
Dum Dum Girls / The Pains of Being Pure at Heart / Polica
Friday night (3/14) at the Chevrolet Courtyard was a pretty stellar night of indie stars, for what was easily the most packed night at the open air venue during SXSW. The Strokes' Julian Casablancas officially debuted his new band, The Voidz as well as new songs from their forthcoming album. There was also a killer set from the new line-up of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart (who played our Saturday day party); a revealing performance from Dum Dum Girls (one of about 13 they did during SXSW); and the two-drummer attack of Minneapolis' Polica.
The night before (3/13) kicked off with North Carolina duo Sylvan Esso who had just played our day party at Red 7 a couple hours earlier (they were great both times), plus Virginia band Gang of Youths and more.
Chevrolet were also giving away iPod Shuffles at their Courtyard shows, not to mention taxiing people around SXSW for free. Pictures of Wednesday night (3/12) at Chevrolet Courtyard are HERE, and more pics from their Thursday and Friday Courtyard shows below...
photos by Amanda Hatfield
Pusha T / Dum Dum Girls
On Wednesday (3/12) at SXSW, SPIN threw their day party at Mohawk/House of Vans with multiple performers across the indoor and outdoor stages. Amanda got there to catch indie pop stalwarts Dum Dum Girls and rapper Pusha T on the outdoor stage. Pictures of both of those sets are in this post. Check out more, with a video of Pusha T playing "Grindin" as Tyer, the Creator (who got into all kinds of trouble at SXSW) raps along from the audience, below...
Diarrhea Planet @ Chicago's Lincoln Hall (more by Sara Pieper)
The Sailor Jerry House will be set up at 1504 E 6th St from March 11 - 15, with such artists as Dum Dum Girls, Coachwhips, King Dude, The Coathangers, Fat White Family and many more playing over the course of the week. In addition to the music, there are food trucks, a bloody mary bar, spiced rum drinks, and they'll be once again giving free tattoos (noon - 6 PM and then 8 - 10 PM, first come first served). The shows are free but you do need to RSVP. Line-ups for all the shows are listed below.
The Thursday (3/13) show is Black Bell Records' "Blackout Ball," an all-day onslaught featuring Diarrhea Planet, The Garden, The So So Glos, Lovely Bad Things and more. There will be free mixtapes -- as in actual cassettes -- of all the artists playing given out at the show. They're only making 200 of them but you can stream the whole thing right now in this post.
Flyers and line-ups/schedules for all of this week's Sailor Jerry House, and the mixtape stream, are below...
House of Vans at Mohawk SXSW 2013 (more by Greg Cristman)
As mentioned, 'House of Vans' is returning to Mohawk during SXSW 2014 from March 11 - 15, and since we last spoke the lineups have been announced. Artists playing HoV shows throughout the week include Kylesa, Power Trip, Windhand, Dum Dum Girls, Angel Olsen, Tyler the Creator, X, Cloud Nothings, Fucked Up, Perfect Pussy, You Blew It!, EMA, A$AP Mob, Phantogram, Warpaint, Roosevelt, World's Fair and many more. Full lineups below.
All the day parties are FREE to the public, with priority given to SXSW bad and wristband-holders. For the night shows, badge-holders get priority access, then wristband-holders, and there will be also be advance tickets you can purchase from House of Vans.
Full lineups below...
Dum Dum Girls are releasing their third album, Too True on January 28 and will be touring in support of that in 2014 with Blouse. The dates include a stay in Austin for SXSW and Dallas on March 16 at Club Dada and Three Links for Spill Over Music Festival with Ty Segall, Diarrhea Planet, Weekend, and more. Tickets for Dallas are on sale now.
Dee Dee also gave us her Top Ten of 2013 which includes music, drinks, films, and more. Check that out, along with tour information at BrooklynVegan. Watch a video for the album's first single below...
photos by Glen Brown
RUN DMC / Black Lips with Val Kilmer /Against Me!
The best part about Austin's annual good time known as Fun Fun Fun Fest is diversity. While punk and metal are driving the tattoo-sleeved set nuts on the Black Stage (pics HERE and HERE), there is an entirely different festival going on at some of the other stages - legendary MCs to movie star cameros, punk legends to some of the best indie bands on the come-up. .
In this post are another set of pics from day one, this time from photographer Glen Brown, including shots of Black Lips with Val Kilmer and Rooney Mara (part of a Terrence Malick movie shoot, more HERE), Against Me!, and Run DMC, plus X, Not In The Face, Dum Dum Girls, Cursive, Diamond Rings, Sharon Van Etten, more Napalm Death, more Converge, Astronautilus, Bob Mould, and Tomahawk.
words by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin
Scenes from Fun Fun Fun Lucky Lady Bingo via Adi Anand's Instagrams 7/11/2012
On 7/11 (Happy Slurpee Day!) Fun Fun Fun held their bingo-to-reveal-the-artists event, and while we already knew about Run DMC reuniting and some others, there were quite a few surprises in the massive list of musical acts and comedians announced (Public Image Ltd., Youth of Today, De La Soul, X, Bob Mould, Saul Williams, and Hannibal Burress to name a few).
The headliners (in addition to the aforementioned Run DMC reunion) are an electic-but-looked-forward-to group: Santigold, Refused, and for Comedy David Cross.
Three-day and PIP passes go on sale on Thursday at 10AM CST and will no doubt move fast. Get them here once the clock passes 9:59...
See the full line-up below.
photos by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin
Frankie Rose @ Red 7 on 4/14
Frankie Rose rolled into town with Dive (who just changed their name to Diiv) to play Red 7 along with Cheap Curls (whose member Katie aka Bambi, like Frankie, is an ex-Dum Dum Girls member) & The Young (who just announced a lot of dates). Here are some pictures from the 4/14 show. More below...
35 Denton happens right before SXSW Music in Denton. In their own words:
35 Denton is a walkable 4-day music festival programmed in the heart of downtown Denton, Texas, March 8-11 2012. Run by a core staff of volunteers, 35 is committed to sustaining an intimate experience that serves art with energized urban space. Above all, 35 values artists and exchange, promoting a community that transcends the event.The participating venues are Andy's, Banter, Dan's Silverleaf, Denton Square Donuts, Hailey's, J&J's Mellow Mushroom, Rubber Gloves, Sweetwater, The Abbey Underground, and The Labb. Wristbands are on sale.
So far 35 Denton is already killing it with their initial lineup which is listed below (and animated gif format HERE)..