Blonde Redhead. See all past concerts Diverse and creative indie-rockers from New York City, US, Blonde Redhead have been intriguing audiences since , blending no wave, dream pop and shoegaze to create their eclectic sound. Maki Takahashi joined as a bassist. Their caustic art rock soon gathered attention from Sonic Youth's drummer Steve Shelley.
LPR Members get the best of le poisson rouge each month, with free admission for yourself to LPR Member Shows, access to ticket giveaways, exclusive ticket pre-sales, advance options on ticket sales, and more. All free for members shows are updated monthly and can be […]. These select performances will be the North American debut of new arrangements and a first for the group performing in a larger format with strings. New York City based Blonde Redhead has always been a band that innovates with each album. Their music is always inspired by the same emotions, but their tastes and the ways they choose to execute those emotions are constantly evolving.
The purpose of a minute soak is to rid the soaker of all stimuli, giving them a chance to forget about the outside world. The almost hour-and-a-half long set was just narcotic enough to make you forget where you were. The talky latecomers filtering in throughout her set aroused audible irritation from the enrapt early birds, which, given the usual atmosphere of the no-frills rock venue, was somewhat surprising. Kazu Makino vocals and guitar , twins Simone drums and Amedeo guitar, vocals, keyboard Pace, and a new, unnamed keyboardist took their places on stage, and the audience had the expectant faces of seasoned fans who know what to expect, and were willing lose themselves in the experience without a fight. Amedeo and Kazu shared vocals on the first song of the night, the latter undulating in era-less garb that included a glass and horsehair cow skull mask.
The band's earliest albums were noted for their noise rock influences, though their sound evolved by the early s with the releases of Misery is a Butterfly and 23 , which both incorporated elements of dream pop , shoegaze and other genres. After earning Bachelor's degrees , they entered the New York City underground music scene. Blonde Redhead formed in New York in after Amedeo and Simone met Kazu Makino, an art student at the time, by chance at a local Italian restaurant.