Dum Dum Girls, 'I Will Be' (Sub Pop)

8
I Will Be
Critical Mass
Label: Sub Pop

by Abigail Everdell

Kristin Gundred used to front San Diego post-punk band Grand Ole Party, but nowadays she's known as "Dee Dee," the enigmatic, perpetually black-clad force behind Dum Dum Girls' murky garage pop. On her Dum Dum debut, assisted by Blondie and Go-Go's producer Richard Gottehrer, she cages contagious odes to husband-Crocodiles singer Brandon Welchez (as well as anxious ruminations on losing him) in metallic distortion. But even the scuzziest textures can't hide Dee Dee's lush alto: On "Jail La La," she doesn't just flare into the red, she gleams into it.

BUY:

Amazon

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Trash Talk — "Cloudkicker" " 03:00
  • 2 Little Dragon — Let Go " 04:05
  • 3 BOOTS — Dreams (feat. Beyoncé) " 04:55
  • 4 Pompeya — Night " 03:43
  • 5 Melted Toys — Blush " 03:18
  • 6 Torres — New Skin " 05:26

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA