Garbage

Garbage

Kristin Kontrol

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Doors: 6:30 pm

The Lincoln Theatre

Washington, DC

$75.00

Show starts at 8:00 PM

Garbage - (Set time: 9:00 PM)
Garbage


Garbage is Shirley Manson, Duke Erikson, Steve Marker and Butch Vig. After forming in Madison, WI, Garbage released their self-titled debut album in 1995. The band's unique sound and provocative visual aesthetic, inspired massive worldwide attention and success. Their follow up album, Version 2.0, released in 1998, topped charts all over the world and garnered multiple Grammy Award nominations including Album Of The Year. Garbage went on to release two more albums: 2001's Beautiful Garbage and 2005's Bleed Like Me, the latter of which earned the band its highest chart position with a No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. After a 7-year hiatus, the band released their fifth studio album Not Your Kind of People in 2012 on their independent record label, STUNVOLUME. The album was named one of Rolling Stone magazine's Top 50 Albums of 2012 and was hailed as the "alternative to everything," by Pitchfork. Garbage has sold over 15 million albums worldwide and performed in over thirty-five countries. In 2015, the band celebrated its 20th anniversary with their SOLD OUT '20 Years Queer' world tour and the release of a special 20th anniversary edition of their debut album, re-mastered and featuring previously unreleased material. In 2016, Garbage released Strange Little Birds, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums and Alternative Albums chart, and arrived at No. 14 overall on the Billboard 200 chart.
Kristin Kontrol - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
(Yes – that is Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls. Her real name is Kristin and you'd better start getting used to it.)
 

The new musical endeavor from Kristin Welchez, (aka Dee Dee, leader of internationally acclaimed rock outfit Dum Dum Girls) is here and it's called KRISTIN KONTROL.
 

A mesmeric combination of new wave, R&B, synth pop, and krautrock, it's a wink to heroes from the past, a nod to contemporaries, and a bold "solo" dive into the future.
 

It's a heavily electronic effort that boasts Kristin's most impressive vocal delivery and widest range of songs to date.
 

But why the change – you ask?
 
"I wanted to open things up and shed light on significant influences that felt off-limits in Dum Dum land. I don't want to fight them off anymore. That'd be a drag."
 

"The music is so different from anything I've ever done—I felt compelled to shed the alter-ego instead of trying to morph Dum Dum Girls into something else. I just want to be real about it. Let 'Dee Dee' go back to being my mom, my middle name, and the patron saint of many fun years.
 

So yeah, I'm Kristin … and this is Kristin Kontrol."
 

The debut longplayer will be released worldwide this spring via Sub Pop.
Venue Information:
The Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
Washington, DC, 20009
http://www.thelincolndc.com/