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Dump
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Group Members: Barbara Manning, James McNew, Joop Visser
Biography: Dump was the four-track solo project of James McNew, better known as the bassist of Yo La Tengo. Raised in Charlottesville, Virginia, McNew made his first home recordings at the age of 13; after attending college, he came to prominence as the bass player for Christmas, joining the group in late 1989. ...Read full biography
I Can Hear Music
Released: 1995
Label: Brinkman (Dutch import)
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Yo La Tengo bassist James McNew's second full-length release as Dump plays up the lo-fi elements of his one-man-band recordings a bit (the catchy opener "Slow Down" suffers from deliberate distortion and ...Read full review
A Grown-Ass Man
Released: 2003
Label: Shrimper
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After a five-year hiatus, Dump came out with A Grown-Ass Man, an album of 13 tracks, including three covers (The Isley Brothers, Thin Lizzy, and a Sue Garner duet on "Once Upon a Time"). As surprised as ...Read full review