Concerts

Kazu Makino of Blonde Redhead on Penny Sparkle, dealing stage fright and music criticism

Early in its career, Blonde Redhead clearly drew inspiration from DNA, whose song was the inspiration for the band's name. But instead of solely offering up atonal squalls and musical deconstruction, Blonde Redhead's songwriting also flirted with haunted melodies.
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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.