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Stream Blonds The Bad Ones

Next week, BTW Blonds will release their debut record, a release from which we’ve already heard the melodramatic “Run.” Also, we recently took some time to speak with band figurehead Jordy Asher about the record. Via our Progress Report:… More »

By: Corban Goble / July 30, 2012 - 2:57 pm

Northside 2012 In Photos

Northside registered some memorable moments this year, from Kitty Pryde living the meme at Knitting Factory to a sold out Cameo Lounge for Stereogum’s showcase (hat tip to Guards, for winning the night — and the fest’s — breakout act honors). Photographer wagz2it roved the north Williamsburgian terrain and assembled a spread of photos for… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 18, 2012 - 5:06 pm

Progress Report: Blonds

Name: Blonds
Progress Report: The NYC-by-way-of-Florida BTW put the finishing touches on their forthcoming full-length, The Bad Ones.

Shortly after releasing their first EP last November (the excellently moody Dark Roots), Cari Rae and Jordy Asher — better known as Blonds — packed up their stuff and moved from south Florida to… More »

By: T. Cole Rachel / June 12, 2012 - 2:31 pm

Blonds – “Run” (Stereogum Premiere)

Shortly after releasing Dark Roots, the self-recorded debut EP that landed them a BTW tag, Floridian girl/boy indie-pop duo Blonds relocated to NYC and hooked up with savvy Rare Book Room producer Nico Vernhes (Dirty Projectors, Deerhunter, etc.) to assemble a debut full-length. You can hear what the pair can do with some beefed-up productio… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 4, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Blonds – “Kite” (Acoustic) Video

In December, we nominated West Palm, Florida’s Blonds as a Band To Watch on the strength of their throwback pop in the mold of recent indie successes like Cults or Tennis. One of the tracks we made note of in that post was “Kite,” and the group recently made a sunny, laid-back video for a… More »

By: Corban Goble / January 11, 2012 - 9:51 am

Blonds – “2:06″ Video (NSFW)

Recent Band To Watch nominees Blonds recently dropped the sultry, dim snippet for “2:06″ — the full version is available on their new EP, Dark Roots — a song that simmers without ever really exploding. I can’t really tell what’s going on — the video is barely lit — but it’s NSFW because of bras. More »

By: Corban Goble / December 15, 2011 - 9:29 am

Band To Watch: Blonds

The indie-pop duo Blonds is not to be confused with the Brooklyn-via-Oberlin electronic duo Blondes, though, truth be told, the nominal similarity is what led me to open the email they sent. West Palm, Florida’s Blonds are about to self-release their debut EP Dark Roots, and it will eventually make its way onto many a… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 7, 2011 - 3:48 pm