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Text Message Interview with Alice Bag, by Julia Gibson

Text Message Interview with Alice Bag, by Julia Gibson

To call Alice Bag a powerhouse is an understatement. In our latest installment of Text Message Interviews, DUM Music Staffer Julia Gibson chats with Alice all about punk songwriting, the importance of DIY spaces and harnessing your own personal power. Read on t0 #GetDuM in advance of a slew of shows she's playing this...
XOXO #DuMjams V-Day Mixtape!

XOXO #DuMjams V-Day Mixtape!

Will you be our Valentine, DUMmies? We made a lil' mini mix of sweet and dreamy #DUMjams just for you...
FUCK FEAR 2016: DUM DUM Zine End of Year Mixtape

FUCK FEAR 2016: DUM DUM Zine End of Year Mixtape

We at DUM DUM Zine have teamed up to select our favorite #DUMjams of 2016: all by local LA artists, all centered on the theme of FUCK FEAR. These songs reflect our anger, terror, and dissent, as well as our decision to embrace our radness and personal power.
Text Message Interview with Shana Falana by Taleen Kali

Text Message Interview with Shana Falana by Taleen Kali

Welcome back to Text Message Interviews! This month we feature the lush dreamscapes of Shana Falana, on tour from New York in support of her 2nd full-length, Here Comes the Wave in advance of their L.A. show tonight! RSVP and #getDUM!

Get DUM at our next showcase November 18 @ Ham & Eggs Tavern!

Get DUM at our next showcase November 18 @ Ham & Eggs Tavern!

Get DUM at our next event with Shana Falana (on your from New York!), your Editor-in-Chief Taleen Kali playing solo tunes,The Tissues, and French Vanilla at Ham & Eggs Tavern Nov 18th. RSVP here.
Text Message Interview with The Regrettes by Julia Gibson

Text Message Interview with The Regrettes by Julia Gibson

Welcome back to Text Message Interviews! This month we interviewed local LA band The Regrettes as they get ready to bring their sweet, smart, and spunky #DUMjams to venues all along the West Coast during the month of November.
Zine on the Scene: Record Club LA by Julia Gibson

Zine on the Scene: Record Club LA by Julia Gibson

Welcome to DUM DUM Zine's spankin new feature, "Zine on the Scene" wherein we cover live events in L.A. and beyond. For our inaugural feature we snapped photos of Record Clubbers and asked them to tell us which #DUMjams they brought and why. Scroll through for their record recs and #GetDUM!
Listen to L.A.: A Walking Playlist

Listen to L.A.: A Walking Playlist

Katharine Hargreaves here, your June Guest Editor, bringing you an interactive city playlist meant to evoke experiences of our fair Los Angeles. I was inspired by Yoko Ono's "Instructions"  and you'll notice that each song is accompanied by a location and instructions for listening. Hopefully by exploring the familiar you'll find something new.
Text Message Interview with GIRLPOOL, by Chan Plett

Text Message Interview with GIRLPOOL, by Chan Plett

A heatwave surfed through the landscape of a particularly warm Saturday, the 17th, delivering dreams scored to the sounds of a mango smoothie-filled pool and the pounding of a belly tom. The reverie raged on…carrying the wild shrieks and synched symphonies of a two-piece rock band that is presently (and very successfully) strumming their way through...
DEAD SUMMER 2K13: We killed it.

DEAD SUMMER 2K13: We killed it.

Summer's over, Dummies. And these 3 shows killed it. Check out the gallery below, featuring snaps from Echo Park Rising, Burger Records' end-of-the-summer extravaganza BURGER BASH featuring The Garden, Tashaki Miyaki, and Cherry Glazerr at the Warehouse in El Monte, and finally, Body/Head at The Echo.
Stoner in a Strange Land: LOLIPOP RECORDS Opening by Ian Dick Jones

Stoner in a Strange Land: LOLIPOP RECORDS Opening by Ian Dick Jones

It was 2:34 pm on Saturday, July 13th when I realized I was on the wrong side of Glendale Blvd. I stared at the crowd of hipsters gathering outside Lolipop Records' new storefront and recording studio in Echo Park and felt like I was about to compete in the Hipster Olympics.
FUTURE EYES Foto Show

FUTURE EYES Foto Show

L.A.'s purveyor of sight-altering kaleidoscopic fashion frames, Future Eyes, hosted its very first photo show at The L.A. Fort on Saturday night. All walks of our city's occult DIY community gathered to view crowd-sourced photographs taken through the very same crystals used inside their fashion frames