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Album Review: Dum Dum Girls – Too True

Dee Dee Penny is a woman who cannot be held down. With pretty much every album she’s crafted with Dum Dum Girls, she’s pushed forward the cutting edge of the Brooklyn indie rock scene. That case was especially evident with 2011’s Only In Dreams. Together with its phenomenal coda EP, End of Daze, Dee DeeRead more…

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Monday Music News

HBO’s Girls kicked off their third season last night with a very special guest: Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth and Body/Head. Gordon played “Mindy,” an inmate at a rehab facility alongside regular character Jessa. Click here to watch the season premiere, and skip ahead to 7:35 and 14:07 to see Kim. [Stereogum]

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I Got High 4/20 Playlist!

Happy Weed Day, everyone! Though the origins of “420” aren’t quite the stuff of legend (it was not actually police code for marijuana use in progress), it certainly has become the rallying cry of pot smokers and is celebrated daily without anyone’s help. But the day 4/20 is likely to raise more blunts, and hopefullyRead more…

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Live Video: Dum Dum Girls

Dee Dee, songwriter and main force behind the Dum Dum Girls, stopped by the KEXP studio to chat with Stevie Zoom and perform alone with just her heavy-tremolo-ed guitar. Her Girls-less performance is a throwback to the early 2008 to 2010 years, which saw Dee Dee’s first CDR release on her own label and ledRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hannah Levin

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012. You can see what our listeners voted for as their Top Albums of 2012 here. Father John Misty at KEXP, 5/7/12 // photo credit: Hilary Harris (more photos) Hannah’s 2012 Top Ten Albums Artist Album Label Godspeed You! BlackRead more…

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Video Roundup: The Women of 2012

As a supplement to John’s “Mom Show” this morning, and our earlier roundup celebrating women, we’d like to keep the celebration of female art on the indie scene going throughout the day! 2012 has seen an insane number of breakout artists, many (if not most) of which are women who are not afraid to breakRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dum Dum Girls released a flowery new video for their song “Lord Knows” from the End of Daze album. In the video, Dee Dee, who came into our studios for an acoustic set a few weeks back, rocks a serious witch vibe. Kids these days. On another note, Dee Dee sent out an email toRead more…

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Out This Week 9/25

Our guest earlier today live on the Morning Show, Sera Cahoone tops this week’s list of new releases with her third solo effort. The Seattle singer-songwriter — formerly, and sometimes still, drummer — improves upon her last two excellent albums with what our Music Director, Don Yates, calls, “an often-gorgeous set of haunting country-folk withRead more…

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New Music: Dum Dum Girls – End of Daze EP

Dee Dee and company are back next week with the new Dum Dum Girls EP End of Daze. We heard a couple of these tracks when Dum Dum Girls played the Little Big Show back in July. Then, just a couple weeks ago, the band dropped the fantastic new track “Lord Knows,” which has allRead more…

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Show Review: Little Big Show #3 with Dum Dum Girls & Craft Spells

For the third Little Big Show of the year, Dum Dum Girls and Craft Spells teamed up for a wonderful evening of indie rock harmony. Both bands have elements of shoegaze and post-punk, and together, they comprised a stellar bill. In line with the first two Little Big Shows, all proceeds from the show wentRead more…

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