Sunday, June 5 2011
Gloss Drop is the sound of a band forging its own identity and delivering on the promise initially unveiled on its previous album.
Wednesday, September 22 2010
While the transformation of Blonde Redhead's style from hot-and-bothered art-punk to cool electro-pop isn't exactly a surprising development, it's still startling to hear how measured, downbeat, and chilled-out Penny Sparkle is.
Tuesday, May 1 2007
Blonde Redhead’s latest strikes the difficult balance between avant pop and accessibility.
Sunday, April 18 2004
The expansion of their sound to include breathtaking strings and keyboards has proven to lift Blonde Redhead out of the post-rock mire and recreated them as a band finally worthy of their past praise.
Monday, December 23 2002
In the end, I was a damaged lemon in need of healing, and Blonde Redhead’s album offered me an empathetic treatment for my sadness. What a release.
Wednesday, December 12 2001
Monday, October 2 2000
Although Melodie Citronique isn’t the best starting point for the Blonde Redhead virgin, the fact remains that it’s a far better return on your money than the glut of formulaic discs currently playing pied piper to the wallets of American consumers.