Dump (band)

Origin Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
Genres Indie rock, Lo-fi
Years active 1991 – current
Labels Smells Like, 18 Wheeler, Shrimper, Brinkman
Associated acts Christmas, Yo La Tengo
James McNew

Dump is a vehicle for releasing the four-track home recordings of Yo La Tengo bassist James McNew. His recordings occasionally feature guest performers such as Sue Garner and Fontaine Toups (of Versus). For live performances McNew has been joined at various times by Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley, Todd Barry on drums, and Dave Ramirez on guitar.


  • Superpowerless (Brinkman) 1993
  • I Can Hear Music (Brinkman) 1995
  • International Airport (10" EP) (Smells Like) 1995
  • "Phantom Perspective" b/w "The Lie" (7") (Hi-Ball) 1997
  • A Plea for Tenderness (Brinkman) 1998
  • Women in Rock (EP) (Shrimper) 1999
  • That Skinny Motherfucker With the High Voice? (Shrimper) 2001
    (an album of Prince covers)
  • A Grown-Ass Man (Shrimper) 2003


  • The title That Skinny Motherfucker With the High Voice? comes from the Prince song "Bob George" (from The Black Album) in which Prince assumes the identity of a cursing, gun-wielding alter ego confronting his cheating wife.

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