CMJ Sessions: The Blakes 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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CMJ Sessions: The Blakes

The Blakes in Studio at the CMJ Music Festival 10/17/07

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Getting beyond their gorgeous hair and rockstar names, 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.

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