The Dirtbombs

The Dirtbombs’ ‘Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey!’ Does Vintage Bubblegum Proud

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: September 17, 2013Label: In The RedFirst, two belated observations about metropolitan Detroit's resilient so-called "garage rock" scene, from whence…
Chuck Eddy / September 13, 2013

Album of the Week: Stream the Dirtbombs’ Giddy Bubblegum-Pop Experiment ‘Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey’

"This album is sort of my tribute to Saturday-morning cartoons," Dirtbombs frontman Mick Collins says. "That was my scene as a kid. Every third show…
Kory Grow / September 11, 2013

Stream the Dirtbombs’ Bubblegum-Snapping ‘Girl on the Carousel’

After years of false starts and teases, the Dirtbombs' long-promised bubblegum-pop record will finally see the light on September 17. The trollishly titled Ooey Gooey…
Kyle McGovern / September 4, 2013

The Dirtbombs Do Bubblegum (Garage Style) on ‘Crazy for You’

Detroit garage-rock posse the Dirtbombs have been doing their thing since 1992 and, as the story goes, have been promising an album's worth of bubblegum…
Chris Martins / August 22, 2013

The 15 Best Things We Saw at Orion Music + More 2013

Last weekend, Metallica's Orion Music + More festival descended upon Detroit for the first time, bringing an eclectic line-up of bands hand-selected by the thrash…
Christopher R. Weingarten / June 10, 2013

ATP 2012: How Was the Festival’s First New York City Staycation?

In its fifth year on America's East Coast, the 2012 All Tomorrow's Parties festival was the first to be docked in Manhattan, as the organizers…
Christopher R. Weingarten / September 24, 2012

ATP Curators Afghan Whigs Announce 14 Acts, From Lanegan to Louis C.K.

To celebrate the first Afghan Whigs show in America in 13 years, gloom-master general Greg Dulli was kindly asked to curate the second year of…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 24, 2012

The Dirtbombs, ‘Party Store’ (In The Red)

Ever since the mid-'90s electronica boom, rock and techno have had a patchy history, at best. But Detroit's Dirtbombs acknowledge their roots in both with…
SPIN Staff / February 1, 2011
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