The Blakes – the Blakes

The first instore I ever saw at Grimey’s was the Blakes. I didn’t even know they were playing. I was jobless 17 year old that had┬ámiraculously┬ásaved up $40 . After spending the usual bit on gas and cigs, I had to fuel my other addiction: music. Got to Grimey’s and realized it would be hard … Continue reading

Most Anticipated of 2011

2010 wasn’t too bad. Sure, people said some pretty dumb stuff (like Yoko Ono saying John would have loved Lady Gaga) and Obama didn’t get smart and nuke the hipsters, but like always, there are still a few good people making the world a better place. So with their help, hopefully 2011 will have less … Continue reading

The Blakes debut new song, New Album 2011

I first heard the Blakes when I went to Grimey’s back in ’07 and they happened to be doing an instore performance. I dug enough of what they played to pick up their debut. It had a couple of filler songs, but it was pretty good record with a lot of fucking attitude. I never … Continue reading

Tonight’s Playlist

Bored to death. Here’s what’s making it’s round on my iPod today. Pistol Grip – The Blakes Roller Coaster – Black Mountain Here Comes Everybody – Autolux Georgia Georgia – Elliott Smith Lasso – The Duke Spirit Volcano – Turbo Fruits You & I – Graham Coxon Sex Beat – The Gun Club Valium Knights … Continue reading


Missed Sonic Youth last night. I’m bummed. Apparently they put on a good show. Grimey’s is holding a midnight event for the Dead Weather album tomorrow night. Rumor has it, they’re gonna have some surprise guest from Third Man Records (Jack White’s record label). Nothing better to do on a monday night anyways. Was going … Continue reading

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