garage rock

Only In Dreams

By Dum Dum Girls
3
Rated by Scott S.
Jul 19, 2015

One might think that an album whose title references songs by alt-rockers Weezer and rock-‘n'- roll troubadour Roy Orbison might play like a confused mish-mash of ironic lyrics, hipster-disposition delivery, and metronomic performances. Thankfully, that is not the case. While doling out healthy portions of psychedelic reverb, warbly guitars, and biting vocal takes on Only In Dreams, The Dum Dum Girls (mostly) transcend their seeming influences to concoct a hypnotizing brew of raucous ravers and the odd gauzy gazer. Most of the songs necessarily deal with the nature of relationships: love, lust