Focusing on tracks previously available only on limited-edition compilations, vinyl-only releases, or as B-Sides or international singles, The Destroyed Room also features material that has never before been released.
Ritual de lo Habitual is transgressive and transformative, confounding and confrontational. It is the very epitome of sex and drugs and rock and roll. It starts with a stop and climaxes in the middle with a singer who casts himself in the role of Christ.
Blonde Redhead finally emerges from the shadows of Sonic Youth's post-punk legacy by avoiding the expected detunings, distortions, and shrillness of the genre. The three-piece manages to create a record that is subtle, tuneful, and sublime.