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Mirah's new album, Changing Light, is filled with big feelings and big sounds. The album was inspired by a breakup, and throughout you'll find sweeping strings and glossy electronic beats. Yet in the…   Read Story »
The Blow put out a long awaited new album this year and spoke to us about it. This remix of LP closer "You're My Light" comes courtesy of Rostam Batmanglij of Vampire Weekend and Discovery. He keeps…   Read Story »
Khaela Maririch has been inventing new sound, be it in her spartan, lo-fi missives as Get The Hell Out Of The Way Of The Volcano, or early recordings as the Blow. As that project has evolved,…   Read Story »
Earlier this month, the latest incarnation of the Blow (that is Khaela Maricich with long-time live member Melissa Dyne) released a self-titled album that has some of the most interesting electronic…   Read Story »
The last time the incisive synthpop duo the Blow made an album, it was seven years ago, Jona Bechtolt still hadn't left the group to focus on YACHT, and they still lived in Portland. That album was…   Read Story »
For the first time in the short history of this column, 5 Best Songs and Straight To Video have cross-pollenated. Which new cut transcended its visual treatment and landed on both lists? Find out…   Read Story »
The Blow, the ridiculously eloquent New York-via-Portland synthpop duo, are finally ready to release their first album since they dropped 2006's Paper Television, switched around half of their…   Read Story »
The Blow recently announced that they'd follow up the ridiculously likable cult-favorite 2006 album Paper Television with a new self-titled album this fall. And today, we get to hear "Make It Up,"…   Read Story »
Seven years ago, the Blow, the Portland DIY electro-pop duo of Khaela Maricich and Jona Bechtolt, released the album Paper Television, an utterly winning collection of weirdly moving musings over…   Read Story »
Last night, the Blow took the stage in Manhattan to perform some new material, a topic which we discussed with the Blow figurehead Khaela Maricich in a recent Progress Report. Though Maricich's…   Read Story »