To coincide with their current tour, Blonde Redhead have today made available a collection of remixes of tracks taken from latest album, Penny Sparkle.
Accumulated over the past nine months following the September release of that record, the six remixes include efforts from an impressive cast of artists. Included amongst them is the Bon Iver-affilated Gayngs with a version of 'Here Sometimes', with a footwork-heavy edit from Becoming Real and the minimal pulse of Pantha du Prince offering different takes on that same track. Salem also provide a typically euphoric blackening of 'Penny Sparkle', while Games showcase their love for the blown-out fringes of 80s R&B on 'My Plants Are Dead'.ï»¿
Featuring a broad range of sonics and styles all positioned at the cutting edge of new music, taken together the six tracks once again display Blonde Redhead's commitment to stretching their sound in new, intriguing directions.
Click on the player below to download all six tracks as a zip file.
1. 'Here Sometimes (Gayngs remix)'
2. 'Here Sometimes (Pantha du Prince remix)'
3. 'Penny Sparkle (Salem remix)'
4. 'Here Sometimes (Becoming Real remix)'
5. 'My Plants Are Dead (Games remix)'
6. 'Love or Prison (Kastellet remix)'
The band are currently finishing the final shows of their current North American tour, and return to Europe in August. See below for a full list of up-coming dates.
18th - Millennium Park, Chicago
19th - Bottom Lounge, Chicago
6th - Off Festival, Katowice
7th - Lucerna Music Festival, Prague
8th - 59:00:01, Munich
9th - Brotfabrik, Frankfurt
11th - Le Pantiero Festival, Cannes
13th - La Route de Rock, Rennes
16th - Serrano 41, Madrid
18th - Paredes de Coura
19th - Noise Festival, Lausanne
20th - Pukklepop, Hasselt
22nd - Tivoli, Utrecht
23rd - Lagerhaus, Bremen
24th - Lido, Berlin
25th - Luxor, Cologne
27th - Rock En Seine Festival, Paris
28th - Den Atelier, Luxembourg
29th - FZW, Dortmund
3rd - Electric Picnic, Stradbally
5th - Academy, Manchester
6th - Union Chapel, London
8th - Carroponte, Milan
9th - Viper Theatre, Florence
11th - Piper Club, Rome