Dumb Numbers is Australian video maker and musician Adam Harding with a revolving cast of musical collaborators, including Lou Barlow (Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr), Dale Crover (Melvins), Murph (Dinosaur Jr), David Yow (Scratch Acid, the Jesus Lizard), Kevin Rutmanis (Cows, Melvins), Alexander Hacke (Einstürzende Neubauten), Bobb Bruno (Best Coast), Jenny Lee Linberg (Warpaint), Bonnie Mercer (Grey Daturas, Dead River) and Steve Patrick (Useless Children). After releasing their debut S/T album on Joyful Noise in 2013, the band has returned with a special box set release, due out on September 25th. The release consists of three split 10″ records, each one featuring new music from Dumb Numbers along with tracks from David Lynch, Melvins, and David Yow.
You can hear clips of various songs from the upcoming release in the band’s teaser video below, and the box set is currently available for pre-order, with a portion of all proceeds being donated to The David Lynch Foundation For Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace. Track lists for each individual 10″ are below, along with cover art contributed by Mackie Osborne, Adam Harding and David Yow.
Dumb Numbers has a string of West Coast dates coming up this fall, including a handful with The Lemonheads — see below for a full list of upcoming shows.
Dumb Numbers Return To Earth Tour:
9/5: Los Angeles, CA @ El Cid – Adam Harding solo (w/ Danielle De Picciotto & Alexander Hacke (Einstürzende Neubauten), David Yow, Qui)
9/23: Las Vegas, NV @ the Sayers Club (w/ The Lemonheads)
9/24: Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern (w/ The Lemonheads)
9/25: Pioneertown, CA @ Pappy & Harriet’s – Desert Stars Festival
9/26: Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room (w/ The Lemonheads)
9/27: San Francisco, CA @ The Independent (w/ The Lemonheads)
10/2: Eagle Rock, CA @ All Star Lanes (w/ Jennylee of Warpaint, Tweak Bird)
Dumb Numbers x David Lynch
1. I Dreamed I Saw Jack Nance Last Night
2. Behind Rocket City
3. I Have A Radio
Dumb Numbers x Melvins
1. Looking Forlorn In All The Wrong Places
3. Polish Trash Compactor
Dumb Numbers x David Yow
1. Unbury The Hatchet
2. In The Hallway Around The Corner Between The Small Room And The Dirty Room
3. Bridal Mess