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Aug 10, 2017

The Blow are releasing a new album, Brand New Abyss, on September 22. It’s a self-released affair, funded by Pledge Music (head over there if you want a Blow beach towel set, among other premiums). It includes the previously shared songs “Get Up” and “Think About Me,” and now they have shared another track from the album, an off-kilter cover of Whitney Houston’s 1985 classic “Greatest Love of All.” More

EMA Shares New Song “Down and Out” and Announces Co-Headlining Tour with The Blow

Exile in the Outer Ring Due Out August 25 via City Slang

Jun 27, 2017

Singer/songwriter/guitarist EMA (aka Erika M. Anderson) is releasing a new album, Exile in the Outer Ring, on August 25 via City Slang. More

Watch: The Blow – “From the Future” Video

From Recent Self-Titled Album

Oct 10, 2013

This year, Khaela Maricich and her project The Blow returned with a new member (Melissa Dyne) and a new album (The Blow), her first full-length studio effort since 2006’s Paper Television. Now, the group has released the music video for their song “From the Future,” which seems to carry on their affinity for creative simplicity. More

Listen: The Blow – “From the Future” MP3 Stream

Self-Titled Album Due Out October 1 Via Kanine

Sep 05, 2013

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from The Blow (and by a minute we mean seven years, since they released their last album, Paper Television, in 2006). That’s all set to change on October 1 when the New York-based duo will release their self-titled sophomore album. More

The Blow Returns With New Album and Tour Dates

Self-Titled Album to be Released October 1

Jul 25, 2013

Electro-pop artist The Blow have announced a new album, seven years after their last release, Paper Television. The new album, The Blow, will be released October 1 via Kanine Records.



2017 Artist Survey: The Blow

Melissa Dyne and Khaela Maricich on #MeToo and Sexual Harassment, Louis C.K., Racism in America, Tom Petty, and The Breakfast Club

Feb 06, 2018

For Under the Radar‘s 15th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the last year. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2017 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More


Sep 18, 2017

Since the release of The Blow’s self-titled long player in 2013, the world has turned decidedly maximalist. Pop music, politics, sex, food, fashion, feelings, thoughts, even fucking coffee have had their dials ramped up to deafening. If we can’t hear you in 2017, you don’t exist. More

Dec 02, 2013

Punchy and direct, “Make It Up” starts off The Blow‘s self-titled album brightly, with the kind of gusto that made 2006’s Paper Television gobs and gobs of fun. Glitchy samples, a chorus full of joyful harmonies, and an uptempo beat make for an infectious pop masterpiece. More