SXSW 2016 show schedule!

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The Blank Tapes are returning to the madness that is SXSW, check out the show schedule: 3/16 All Scene Eye at Carousel Lounge 3:40pm 3/17 Electric Church at Hotel Vegas Annex (Volstead) 1:30pm 3/17 Reverberation at Hotel Vegas 4:30pm 3/17 PIAPTK/Joyful Noise at Obsolete Industries 7:20pm 3/17 Weinermania II at Spiderhouse 10:05pm Photo by Ryan James Coyle


New “Lover’s Lane” Music Video!

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The Blank Tapes have a new music video for “Lover’s Lane” out now as well as an upcoming mini solo California tour this February 2-4, 2016. LA RECORD: VIDEO PREMIERE: THE BLANK TAPES “LOVER’S LANE” “Lonesome winter water’s-edge vibes from Matt Adams of the Blank Tapes in this video for the dreamy “Lover’s Lane,” filmed on snowy Rockaway Beach on Valentine’s Day 2014 and directed and produced by Brandon Polanco. []


Long-lost album “SHA-LA-LOVE” coming out Cassette Store Day 10/17!!

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The Blank Tapes’ SHA-LA-LOVE is finally coming out Cassette Store Day October 17th on Dome of Doom! Matt Adams recorded the majority of the 80-minute lo-fi Sha-La-Love album in Oakland, California back in 2008-2010. Shortly after recording it, the album was abandoned to focus on other projects. Recently, the album was dusted off and finished up with some overdubs and a couple new recordings to fill it out. Featuring Will []


Mini West Coast Tour

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The Blank Tapes are taking a little trip up the West Coast… 9/30 Leo’s – Oakland, CA w/ Sugar Candy Mountain & Light Fantastic! 10/1 Dreamland – Arcata, CA w/ The Lost Luvs, Venus Milk, & The Mother Vines! 10/2 Lose Yr Mind Fest – Portland, OR w/ Tijuana Panthers, Aan, & Grandparent! 10/4 Victory Lounge – Seattle, OR w/ Killer Ghost, Low Hums, & Bad Motivator! Poster by Lindsey []


Kinks Cover on New Summer Comp!

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Wiley Laufman of San Francisco compiled an amazing eclectic new Summer Covers Comp called PARADISE ISLAND featuring The Blank Tapes cover of “Sunny Afternoon” by The Kinks. Coming soon to cassette tape! 1. Graves – Summertime, Summertime (The Jamies) 02:10 2. fpodbpod – Boogie Woogie Sunny Bunny Blue (Rad Cloud) 06:04 3. Natural Bridges – Where Do the Girls of the Summer Go? (Mark Eric) 03:04 4. Indianna Hale – []


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