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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Back in 2013, we decided to start counting down The 5 Best Songs Of The Week and, boy, has it been a wild ride! If…
Stereogum | July 14, 2017 - 5:45 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Let us remember 10/21/2016 as the day Lady Gaga released Joanne, or rather, The Day Lady Gaga Stans Clogged Our Mentions Once We Shared Our…
Stereogum | October 21, 2016 - 5:52 pm


The Blow On Performing Live, Gear-minded Recording, And The State Of Female Producers

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,…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 18, 2013 - 3:06 pm

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The Blow – “Get Up”

Back in 2013, the Blow -- in its configuration of Khaela Maricich and Melissa Dyne -- released a fantastic self-titled album, the follow-up to 2006's…
James Rettig | July 11, 2017 - 3:31 pm


The Blow – “Think About Me”

The Blow re-emerged briefly in 2013 to release a self-titled album, but the NYC-based duo has largely kept to the studio since Melissa Dyne joined…
James Rettig | October 17, 2016 - 10:23 am

Mirah – “Turned The Heat Off (The Blow Mix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

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…
Miles Bowe | September 29, 2014 - 11:01 am

The Blow – “You’re My Light (Gun Drum Mix)”

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"
Miles Bowe | December 16, 2013 - 3:32 pm

The Blow – “From The Future” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

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…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 10, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Stream The Blow The Blow

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…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2013 - 4:59 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | September 6, 2013 - 2:22 pm

The Blow – “From The Future”

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…
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2013 - 11:09 am

The Blow – “Make It Up”

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,…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2013 - 11:53 am

The Blow The Blow Details

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…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2013 - 5:08 pm

The Blow, Future Of What @ Mercury Lounge, NYC 5/16/2012

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…
Stereogum | May 17, 2012 - 4:27 pm

Progress Report

Progress Report: The Blow

Name: The Blow Progress Report: Electronic art-pop pioneers hard at work on first new record in nearly six years. It’s been over…
T. Cole Rachel | May 9, 2012 - 10:00 am