Watch | Kristin Kontrol unveils powerhouse performance of ‘Smoke Rings’

Kristen Kontrol has unveiled a special orchestrated performance of her track ‘Smoke Rings’.  Filmed for Pitchfork, this live rendition of one of the stand out tracks from Kristin Kontrol’s acclaimed debut record X-Commincate showcases Kristin’s immense stage presence as performer as well as the emotional weight of ‘Smoke Rings’ itself. Soaked in reverb and pelted with sharp…

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Press Play | Kristin Kontrol unveils ‘Show Me’

Kristin Kontrol, a new project from Kristen Welchez (formally Dee Dee Penny of Dum Dum Girls) has released her latest track ‘Show Me’.  With a hint of the Cure meets synth-pop about it, Kristin Kontrol’s new single ‘Show Me’ is a stylistic sea-change for Kristin Kontrol from her Dum Dum Girls days. Sounding like an…

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Dum Dum Girls – The Button Factory

Dream-pop outfit Dum Dum Girls took to the stage at the Button Factory in Dublin on Saturday night showcasing the lush production and hard-edged garage-rock influences that forms the group’s recent album Too True. With the venue bathed in the neon glow of the stage lighting, Dum Dum Girls delivered a set that spanned the band’s…

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Dum Dum Girls confirm Irish dates

Dream-pop outfit Dum Dum Girls have confirmed three shows in Ireland this May in Galway, Dublin and Belfast. The performance will come in support of the group’s stellar third studio album Too True. Released earlier this year to critical acclaim, Dum Dum Girls’ latest record highlights a palpable sonic sea-change for the band as they beautifully meld…

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