November 6, 2007 On "Don't Bother Me," The Blakes' members turn raw, conflicted desire into instantly addictive pop gems and scorching, swaggering rock. The band's hearts and influences are on full display, but the results are wonderfully contagious.
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November 1, 2007 Seattle-based band The Blakes sound like the swagger of early '60s Brit-rock and the sneer of early punk rock. In some ways, it sounds like an updated version of Jesus and the Mary Chain, except with the sterling drumming capabilities of Bob Husack. Hear the band recorded live by KEXP.
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