Moving from Sonic Youth -like art punk to eclectic pop over the course of their decades-long career, Blonde Redhead remained one of indie rock's most creative acts. The name was taken from a song by the '80s no wave band DNA. With Makino and Amedeo on guitars and vocals, Simone on drums, and Takahashi on bass, the band's chaotic, artistic rock caught the attention of Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley , who produced and released the band's debut album, Blonde Redhead , on his Smells Like Records label. Shortly after the album's release, Takahashi left the band. The remaining members continued as a trio, releasing a second album, La Mia Vita Violenta , on Shelley 's label in
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That may sound like a hipster platitude, but I mean it in the opposite way: my music tastes are way too scatterbrained and contradictory to fit neatly into categories. So, for me, terms like shoegaze and dreampop mean little, although both have been used to describe the band I saw Tuesday night at the Regency in San Francisco. I like Blonde Redhead because I like them. They fall between Blink and Bob Dylan in my iTunes library. I came to Blonde Redhead through their album I thought I was hearing the first LP from a wonderfully woozy new outfit, but as I quickly learned, 23 was merely the newest record from a well-established band.
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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. Blonde Redhead's self-titled debut album was released in Yasuda played on the band's second album La Mia Vita Violenta also released in