Dumb Numbers releases box set with David Lynch, David Yow, and The Melvins

Dumb Numbers releases box set with David Lynch, David Yow, and The Melvins

It sounds like a weird dream, but no! It’s true! An amazing, weird dream band of artistic luminaries is working with Dumb Numbers, an Australian video maker and musician named Adam Harding, who has been known to collaborate with musical allies such as Lou Barlow (Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr), Dale Crover (Melvins), Murph (Dinosaur Jr), Kevin Rutmanis (Cows, Melvins), Alexander Hacke (Einstürzende Neubauten), David Yow (Scratch Acid, the Jesus Lizard), Bobb Bruno (Best Coast), Jenny Lee Linberg (Warpaint), Bonnie Mercer (Grey Daturas, Dead River), and Steve Patrick (Useless Children). In 2013, the team released a self-titled debut on Joyful Noise, and now they’re back with a special box set release set to drop September 25.

Check out clips from some of the tracks in the wonderful video below, which basically is like a weird dream anyway, or maybe like a catalogue of a rich man from True Detective Season 3’s loopy fetishes. Seriously, just watch it. You can thank me later.

The box set features three split 10-inch records, featuring new tracks with Dumb Numbers, plus work from The Melvins, David Yow, and David Lynch. It’s available now as a pre-order.

Dumb Numbers are playing a few truly magickal-seeming shows on the West Coast this fall, including a few with The Lemonheads. Dates here:

09.05.15 - Los Angeles, CA - El Cid*
09.23.15 - Las Vegas, NV - The Sayers Club**
09.24.15 - Solana Beach, CA - Belly Up Tavern**
09.25.15 - Pioneertown, CA - Pappy & Harriet’s***
09.26.15 - Santa Ana, CA - Constellation Room**
09.27.15 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent**
10.02.15 - Eagle Rock, CA - All Star Lanes****

* Adam Harding solo (w/ Danielle De Picciotto & Alexander Hacke (Einstürzende Neubauten), David Yow, Qui)
** The Lemonheads
*** Desert Stars Festival
**** Jenny Lee of Warpaint, Tweak Bird


Dumb Numbers x David Lynch
01. I Dreamed I Saw Jack Nance Last Night
02. Behind Rocket City
03. I Have A Radio

Dumb Numbers x Melvins
01. Looking Forlorn In All The Wrong Places
02. Harvel
03. Polish Trash Compactor

Dumb Numbers x David Yow
01. Unbury The Hatchet
02. In The Hallway Around The Corner Between The Small Room And The Dirty Room
03. Bridal Mess

• Joyful Noise: http://www.joyfulnoiserecordings.com

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