MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY / The Union / Ponsharden Collective

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MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY The Blank Tapes’ Matt Adams is a songwriting machine appearing in Monterey. Photo by Julia Brokaw. The Blank Tapes’ Matt Adams has recorded almost every one of his albums as a one-man-operation, but for shows he enlists a rotating cast of bassists and drummers. Underneath Matt Adams’ Wookie exterior and just-woke-up speaking voice is a prolific songwriter who consistently pens two or three tunes every week. And [...]


SoundDiego NBC / City Sound / Gold Star & more

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SoundDiego NBC San Diego Blanking out at the Soda Bar Blank Tapes frontman Matt Adams opens up to Scott McDonald of about the nine albums he’s working on. Source:!/blogs/sounddiego/Blanking-out-at-the-Soda-Bar/261407841#ixzz34FzD6cq5 Follow us: @nbcsandiego on Twitter | NBCSanDiego on Facebook Live Review: Huichica Music Festival (with Photos) Back on the main stage, the Blank Tapes played a grooving set of their surf rock goes psychedelic, as guitarist Matt Adams delivered [...]


Fuck & Young / SXSW / Far Out Magazine / etc.

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FUCK & YOUNG The Blank Tapes Interview After the name of the band The Blank Tapes artist hides Matt Adams , multi-instrumentalist musician who began recording his own songs with an old 8-track in garages and basements from Los Angeles to San Francisco . After his fabulous album Vacation of 2013, return with a new long Easy Slow Death , 13 songs laden psychedelic rock reminiscent of bands sound the [...]


House List / Buzz & Howl / That Music Mag / Mtn. Xpress / MDW

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The Blank Tapes Play Sunny Music on a Cold Night Mercury Lounge – February 12, 2014 Those exiting the late Mercury Lounge set from the Blank Tapes last night were walking straight into the first flakes of another snowstorm. It’s been the kind of winter where you just want to get away on a sunny vacation. Thankfully, Matt Adams and his Los Angeles band offered up a rollicking set of [...]


Global Texan / Beach Goth II tape / Reviler / Real Detroit Weekly

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Global Texan Chronicles The Blank Tapes Slow Easy Death & Tour It seems completely reasonable that The Blank Tapes’ Matt Adams would have an entire album of unreleased or ‘lost’ tracks sitting around his California domicile just waiting for the perfect time and mental state to have them combined in a singular package for the masses to hear a, perhaps, darker part of his psyche. I have started this album [...]


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