Tuesday, December 27 2011
The year's best songs are headlined by an instant synth pop classic, the massive hitmaking of the planet's hottest new diva, the pristine harmonies of a young band headed for greatness, the return of the poster boys for indie rock, and an instant Americana classic.
Monday, October 15 2007
Record Mirror called Debbie Harry's KooKoo "riveting". Smash Hits called it "dull". PopMatters speaks with the man behind a notoriously misunderstood album and why listeners didn't even remove the shrink-wrap.
Sunday, October 14 2007
The doyenne of New York's downtown scene gets "dirty and deep" with her fifth solo album. Harry talks to PopMatters and we offer a guide to her solo years.
Thursday, June 28 2007
Almost half a million YouTube views later, Blondie's Eat to the Beat video receives a long awaited release on DVD with (yet another) remastered CD.
Thursday, October 27 2011
Both instant gratification and an acquired taste, Panic of Girls finds Blondie as unpredictable as ever.
Wednesday, July 2 2008
Make no mistake, Parallel Lines is a classic album, but Capitol has sunk to new lows on this seriously flawed Deluxe Collector's Edition.
Thursday, May 4 2006
Listening to all these songs in a row provides a reminder of what a great band Blondie was in its heyday, blessed with well-constructed songs, powerful vocals, concise playing, and great production.
Tuesday, June 8 2004
Friday, March 22 2013
The 121st most acclaimed album of all time is cold as ice cream but still as sweet. Dry your eyes, Sunday girl, and join us for another edition of Counterbalance.