Dump (band)

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Dump
Origin Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
Genres Indie rock, Lo-fi
Years active 1991 – current
Labels 18 Wheeler Records, Brinkman Records, Smells Like Records, Shrimper
Associated acts Christmas, Yo La Tengo
Members James McNew

Dump is a vehicle for releasing the four-track home recordings of Yo La Tengo bassist James McNew. His recordings occasionally feature guest performers such as Sue Garner and Fontaine Toups (of Versus). For live performances McNew has been joined at various times by Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley, Todd Barry on drums, and David Ramirez on guitar.

Discography[edit]

  • Dump (7" EP) (18 Wheeler Records) 1992
  • Superpowerless (CD album) (Brinkman Records) 1993
  • Dump (7" EP) (18 Wheeler Records) 1994
  • International Airport (10" mini-album) (Smells Like Records) 1995
  • I Can Hear Music (CD/2CD album) (Brinkman Records) 1995
  • Phantom Perspective b/w The Lie (7" single) (Hi-Ball Records) 1997
  • A Plea for Tenderness (CD album) (Brinkman Records) 1997
  • That Skinny Motherfucker With the High Voice? (MC mini-album) (Shrimper) 1998 / (CD album; reissue with 5 extra tracks) (Shrimper) 2001
    (an album of Prince covers)
  • Easter Dress b/w Almost Home (7" single) (Favorite Things) 1998
  • Women in Rock (CD EP) (Shrimper) 1999
  • Dive For Memory (7" single) (Third Gear Records) 1999 (split single with Lambchop)
  • A Grown-Ass Man (CD album) (Shrimper) 2003
  • Jennifer O'Connor & Dump (7" single) (Kiam Records) 2008 (split single)

Trivia[edit]

  • The title That Skinny Motherfucker With the High Voice? comes from the Prince song "Bob George" (from The Black Album) in which Prince assumes the identity of a cursing, gun-wielding alter ego confronting his cheating wife.

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