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Blonde Redhead – “Much More To Lady M (Remix By Chris Bear Of Grizzly Bear)”

Last year, Blond Redhead, a band who’s maintained an aura of mystery despite spending a couple of decades in New York’s much-scrutinized indie rock scene, released their album Barragán. And now they’re getting an assist from a guy who belongs to a different generation of New York indie rock. Grizzly Bear drummer Chris Bear ha… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Blonde Redhead – “Dripping” Video

The elegant, subtly propulsive “Dripping” is probably the best song on Blonde Redhead’s recent album Barragán. Its glamorous new video doubles as an ad for the British fashion label All Saints. If you’re a fashion label, Blonde Redhead is probably the band you want modeling your shit; they look just as mysteriously glamorous now… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 3, 2014 - 3:41 pm

Blonde Redhead – “The One I Love” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

For the video to Barragán’s whispery chamber-pop ballad “The One I Love,” Blonde Redhead turned to their old friend Jem Cohen. The director painted a moody portrait of a rainy day in Manhattan that expertly complements the song’s understated beauty. Here’s what singer Kazu Makino had to say about the collaboration:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 18, 2014 - 10:00 am

Stream Blonde Redhead Barragán

Blonde Redhead are two decades deep into their career now, but they remain about as glamorous and mysterious as a New York indie rock trio can possibly be at this point in their lifespan. And on the tracks they’ve shared from the new album Barragán, the band’s sound continues to drift as elusively and prettily… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 25, 2014 - 8:54 am

Blonde Redhead – “The One I Love”

It’s been 19 years since the sexy and mysterious New York-based indie rockers Blonde Redhead released their first album; we’re lucky that they’re still around and still operating at such a high level. The band’s new album Barragán is due next month, and they’ve already shared two of its songs, “No More Honey” and “Dripping.”… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 13, 2014 - 1:41 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Because July 4th fell on a Friday, we didn’t run 5 Best Songs last week. But man, last week gave us a lot of good songs. So this week’s 5 Best is broken up into two halves: first, the 5 Best Songs from the week that we’re closing the books on today, written up a… More »

By: Stereogum / July 11, 2014 - 4:37 pm

Blonde Redhead – “Dripping”

Last month, Blonde Redhead released the details of their forthcoming ninth album (and first in four years), Barragán, along with its first single, “No More Honey.” Today, the band has dropped a follow-up. The new song is called “Dripping,” and my mind keeps conjuring dumb puns to pair with that title — words like “honey”… More »

By: Michael Nelson / July 8, 2014 - 11:51 am

Blonde Redhead – “No More Honey” + Barragán Details

It’s been four years since we heard new music from Blonde Redhead but today the trio led by Kazu Makino announced its ninth album, Barragán. Below you can listen to the first single “No More Honey,” a subdued track that finds Makino’s breathy vocals in fine form before evaporating into a fragile coda. More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 10, 2014 - 1:29 pm

Blonde Redhead Albums From Worst To Best

If you Google “Kazu Makino interview,” the first thing that pops up is a YouTube video of the Blonde Redhead guitarist-singer talking about how she doubts her own existence. “I often have a hard time feeling like I’m alive,” Makino says. “I often feel a little bit detached or quite separated from everything else around,… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / July 12, 2013 - 3:15 pm

Nosaj Thing – “Eclipse/Blue” (Feat. Kazu Makino)

L.A. bass music producer Nosaj Thing has been pretty quiet lately, but he’s planning to return early next year with a new album. And our first taste of his new sound is “Eclipse/Blue,” a dark and rippling dance track with a vocal from Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino, who has long possessed one of the most… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 20, 2012 - 3:53 pm

Deerhunter – “Curve”

We first brought up Kazu Makino’s (Blonde Redhead) benefit compilation We Are The Works In Progress as we discussed Four Tet’s contribution, “Moma,” and today a brand new instrumental Deerhunter track from that release hit the web. Stream the song, “Curve,” after the jump. More »

By: Corban Goble / February 2, 2012 - 4:38 pm

Four Tet – “Moma”

Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino is the figurehead of the forthcoming compilation We Are the Works In Progress, an LP that benefits the tsunami relief efforts headed up by Japan Society and Architecture For Humanity Japan. The comp features tracks by Deerhunter, Blonde Redhead, Four Tet, John Maus, Pantha Du Prince and more. Earlier today, Four… More »

By: Corban Goble / December 15, 2011 - 2:39 pm

Download Blonde Redhead Remix EP Feat. Gayngs, Games, SALEM, Pantha Du Prince

4AD’s put together a six-song Blonde Redhead Penny Sparkle remix EP featuring the folks mentioned above along with Becoming Real and Kastellet. You can download it using the player below:… More »

By: brandon / July 12, 2011 - 4:42 pm

Games Remix Blonde Redhead, Need New Name

Daniel Lopatin of Oneohtrix Point Never and Tigercity’s Joel Ford are still called Games, for now, though due to a “shwagy situation” the Stereogum40 duo can’t “legally be called Games anymore.” Feel free to call out suggestions, though please note Games Blake has already been suggested and acknowledged and is definitely klavierworking for them. I… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 6, 2010 - 1:01 pm

Blonde Redhead, Ólöf Arnalds @ Music Box, Hollywood 11/16/10

Blonde Redhead stopped by Los Angeles for two nights at the Music Box in support of their latest album, Penny Sparkle. Their additional keyboard player added new layers of sound putting a sonic twist on the band’s material. Ólöf Arnalds used her Icelandic charms to warm up the crowd. More »

By: Andrew Youssef / November 18, 2010 - 4:22 pm

Blonde Redhead – “Not Getting There” Video

From the band’s recently released Penny Sparkle, out via 4AD. Directed by Timothy Saccenti. More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 16, 2010 - 5:13 pm

Cruel Summer: Stereogum Summer Jams 2010

Welcome to summer, welcome to free and legally downloadable summer jams. Time to CELEBRATE on ROOFTOPS. But you know, oil spills. And crazy people waiting in lines for phones for hours. And poorly officiated soccer games. The world’s topsy turvy, and so then is this mix, to reflect its time and place. It’s America’s weekend,… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 2, 2010 - 6:44 pm

Blonde Redhead – “Here Sometimes”

Dungeon Masters Blonde Redhead have been together for almost 20 years. “Here Sometimes,” a track from their forthcoming eighth album, is a dusky trip-hopped take on their classy late-period dream-pop that goes well with the horse attached to it. No word on when to expect the new record (via 4AD), but this is ostensibly your… More »

By: brandon / June 18, 2010 - 1:29 pm

Blonde Redhead – “Il Padroni” (Main Theme/Final Reprise From The Dungeon Master) (Stereogum Premiere)

We mentioned Blonde Redhead did the score for The Dungeon Masters, the Keven McAlester’s Dungeons & Dragons documentary, when we directed you to its entertaining trailer. At the time I was going to make a joke about how BR’s Kazu Makino would be the only female in the movie, but dark elf Elizabeth Reesman, aka… More »

By: brandon / February 9, 2010 - 3:23 pm

Blonde Redhead Score Dungeon Masters

The moody New York trio wrote the score for Keven McAlester’s Dungeons & Dragons documentary The Dungeon Masters (2/2, Amazon VOD). Affix your elf ears and check out the trailer, nerd. More »

By: brandon / January 11, 2010 - 10:24 am
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