Dum Dum Girls

Kristin Kontrol – “Concrete Love”

Kristin Kontrol, formerly known as Dum Dum Girls bandleader Dee Dee, made her solo debut last year with the glassy, ice-cold X-Communicate. She's back today with a new single, "Concrete…
Anna Gaca / September 21, 2017

New Music: Kristin Kontrol – “Baby Are You In?”

Kristin Kontrol, the '80s-inflected pop solo project of Dum Dum Girls bandleader Dee Dee (a.k.a. Kristin Welchez), is back with a newly released digital B-side, "Baby Are…
Anna Gaca / December 6, 2016

Kristin Kontrol’s Melodies ‘(Don’t) Wannabe’ Too Familiar

Kristin Welchez is transforming. The New York-based musician, best known as Dee Dee of the rock group Dum Dum Girls, is leaving her beloved persona…
Natalie Caamano / May 5, 2016

SXSW 2016: The Kills’ Jamie Hince, Kristin Kontrol, Neon Indian, and More Join SPIN Royal Roast

On Friday, March 18 at South by Southwest, dozens of musicians and friends of SPIN gathered at Pelon's for the third annual Royal Roast, an…
SPIN Team / March 22, 2016

Outside Lands 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Nestled in the woods of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, Outside Lands prides itself on its sylvan aesthetic, sprinkling artisan food booths, a comedy stage,…
SPIN Staff / August 11, 2014

Dum Dum Girls Slink and Soothe in ‘Under These Hands’ Video

When it comes to promoting their expertly arranged latest album, Too True, Dum Dum Girls have gone big on the music video front. There was,…
Chris Martins / June 5, 2014

Dum Dum Girls Channel Jem & the Holograms in ‘Rimbaud Eyes’ Video

In March, we saw Dum Dum Girls rip through "Rimbaud Eyes" at SPIN's own SXSW day party. Now we get the official video for that…
Chris Martins / April 24, 2014

Watch Dum Dum Girls Rip Through ‘Rimbaud Eyes’ at SXSW

Dum Dum Girls delivered a stunning performance at SPIN's House of Vans party at South By Southwest, so much so that the show ranked among…
Kyle McGovern / March 25, 2014

The 40 Best Things We Saw at SXSW 2014

While the tragedy of Wednesday’s car crash loomed large over this year's SXSW, the festival managed to carry on and was mostly business-as-usual afterward. SPIN's…
SPIN Staff / March 18, 2014

See Pusha T, Deap Vally, Dum Dum Girls and More Play SPIN’s House of Vans SXSW Party

Last week, Pusha T, Dum Dum Girls, and Lydia Loveless played SPIN's House of Vans party at South By Southwest, and they each ranked among…
Jen Jamin / March 18, 2014

SPIN/House of Vans SXSW Showcase Photos: Pusha-T, Dum Dum Girls, Charli XCX, More

SPIN and House of Vans kicked off SXSW's music festival on Wednesday afternoon with no less than a dozen acts on two stages at the…
Krista Schlueter / March 15, 2014

SXSW 2014: The Best Things We Saw the Rest of the Week

SPIN has been busy at South By Southwest, organizing Wednesday's showcase at the House of Vans at the Mohawk and today's event at Stubb's, but…
SPIN Staff / March 14, 2014

Don’t Miss Pusha T, Dum Dum Girls, and More at SPIN’s House of Vans SXSW Day Party

SPIN and Vans are teaming up for a star-studded showcase at this year's South By Southwest conference. Beginning at noon tomorrow, March 12, a dozen…
Cynthia Orgel / March 11, 2014

Watch Bret Easton Ellis’ Short Film for Dum Dum Girls’ ‘Are You Okay’

We always knew Bret Easton Ellis had a thing for Huey Lewis, but the American Psycho author has been expanding his musical horizons of late.
Chris Martins / March 6, 2014

Pusha T, Dum Dum Girls Headline SPIN’s House of Vans SXSW Day Party

The 28th South by Southwest conference takes place next month, and this year Vans and SPIN have teamed up to make Wednesday, March 12 an…
SPIN Staff / February 20, 2014
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