Since taking the city by storm with their debut release, 2007’s Humanimals, San Diego dance-funk band Grand Ole Party has kept plenty busy. They’ve played back-to-back sold out shows at the Casbah, thrilling audiences with their syncopated sass. Lead singer Kristin Gundred started her own label, Zoo Music, and signed bands like Crocodiles and Dum Dum Girls. The band has also been hard at work in the studio, recording their eagerly awaited follow-up to Humanimals.
But since nothing is ever enough for you people, the band hasn’t stopped there. The trio has lined up a Midwest tour where they’ll be opening up for a little band called Yeah Yeah Yeahs. You may have heard of them. Continue reading
As we mentioned last month, Grand Ole Party singer/drummer Kristen Gundred recently started a record label called Zoo Music. The first group she signed was San Diego’s Crocodiles, and Kristin urged other musicians to submit their music for consideration. Now Zoo Music has announced that LA’s melancholic pop band Dum Dum Girls have been selected, and will release a five-song EP through the label this winter.
Kristen Gundred of Grand Ole Party fame has started her own record label, to be known as Zoo Music. Gundred has signed one band so far, San Diego’s own Crocodiles, with the band’s Neon Jesus/Neon Autobahn 7-inch set to be the label’s maiden release.
If you’re wondering what the label’s second release is going to be, well it just might be by your band. Gundred is inviting musicians to send their “crap” to her for consideration, so polish off those demos and rush on down to the post office. Submissions can be sent to the following address: