The punk band who deftly integrated disco, hip-hop, and new wave well before popular music took heed to all of those elements is back with a new album titled Ghosts of Download and a Beth Ditto-featuring single called “A Rose by Any Name.” Always up on the modern and never a band to back into the past, the band’s 2013 sound is a tasty dip into electro pop that showcases just how much more fun Blondie is always having.

Fri., Oct. 4, 8 p.m., 2013

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 25, 2013

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