The enlightening point of comparison for Los Angeles's Dum Dum Girls isn't the Shop Assistants or Bratmobile—the girl-garage pantheon from which they take their echoing guitar and drum sound—but Blondie and the Pretenders, who forever-pop singer Kristen "Dee Dee" Gundred and company aspire and ascend to. "Bedroom Eyes," from the band's glossy new second... More >>>