Articles tagged the blakes

9 Nov 2009 // 9:00 PM

The Blakes: Souvenir

On their second major release, this Seattle-based garage-rock trio clean up their dirt-dragged riff rock and demonstrate an impressive knowledge of their musical roots.

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15 Apr 2008 // 3:42 AM

20 Questions: The Blakes

Known for their whiskey-tinged guitar riffs, jangly rhythms, and power-pop vocal harmonies, the Blakes have been lauded for their infectious sound by SPIN and Iggy Pop. Forever touring in support of their debut full-length album, the Blakes tour this spring with the Gossip and the Kills. Drummer Bob Husak answers PopMatters' 20 Questions.

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13 Apr 2003 // 10:00 PM

	The Blakes: New Tattoo

While a certain negative stigma is attached to the label of “power pop” these days, there’s no denying the widespread appeal of its sound.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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