The Blow, the one-piece turned two-piece responsible for 2006's sweet, beat-laden Paper Television album, has lost a member.
This from The Blow's MySpace bulletin:
"Don't worry everyone, The Blow is not done making music and touring. Jona (Bechtolt) decided he wants to focus on YACHT (his solo project) so he won't be making the beats anymore, but Khaela (Maricich) is still going strong! you definitely haven't heard the last of The Blow."
Having seen Khaela perform solo twice in two hours recently, this writer can report that the live shows were no less engaging or compelling sans-Jona, but it's sure to make a noticeable difference to the recorded output.
A reminder, if needed, that teamwork pays off: