What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, August 4 -6

Catch King Woman on Saturday. (photo: Mary Manning) Friday, August 4 Kendrick Lamar @ Oracle Arena Damn. Kristin Kontrol @ Rickshaw Stop Dum Dum Girl Kristin Welchez has reinvented herself as Kristin Kontrol, making dark synth-rock that's right for Rickshaw's vibe. Bent Knee @ Cafe du Nord Don't miss this "energetic and vibrant" live show. Non Stop Bhangra feat. Panjabi MC @ Public Works It's not strictly music, but it's a great show nonetheless. Saturday, August 5 Vudaje @ Forager Tasting Room and Eatery Sweet vocals and entrancing rhythms at San Jose's newest spot for live music. King Woman, Plush [...]

Kristin Kontrol releases first single “X-Communicate”

At the end of January, the Dum Dum Girls Facebook page quietly changed names to Kristin Kontrol with little more than a message from DDG leader Dee Dee/Kristin Welchez. Now, more and more details are coming out about her new project. For one, she's releasing a record called X-Communicate on her DDG home Sub Pop, slated to come out May 27th. What's big about this project from the Bay Area native is that she chose to name the project after her given name, Kristin. She explains that as a part of Dum Dum Girls, she built up artistic boundaries around herself and channeled [...]

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