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Keep Summer Alive: The Blank Tapes

The Blank Tapes and an endless Summer…   by Walter Price   The calendar Summer can’t last forever, but it can live on and on in your soul. Nothing or no one exemplifies that laid back, trippy take it easy summer-time chill than California’s The Blank Tapes. Matt Adams and Co.’s blend of retro hippy surf…

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The Blank Tapes Sha-La-Love

Somebody somewhere to share your point of view… by Walter Price   Matt Adam’s The Blank Tapes have another collection of rarities or “lost” tracks assembled into a great new release Sha-La-Love (Dome Of Doom Records). I love it when Adams gets experimental, freaky and trippy and such like parts of HWY 9 but where…

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The Blank Tapes – Geodesic Dome Piece

“The long lost stoner album” – Matt Adams by Walter Price   It probably isn’t conceivable that one of California’s more important working singer´songwriters could top himself after a continued prolific release and tour schedule but Matt Adams isn’t your everyday sort. His The Blank Tapes recently released, “the long lost stoner album”, Geodesic Dome Piece…

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The Blank Tapes Blueish Christmas

By Walter Price What very busy year 2014 has been for California based good-time groove makers The Blank Tapes.   More non-stop touring including a just wrapped Eiuo-tour that saw band head honcho wind his way through 20 plus locals with The Roaring 420”s and the release of a split EP with his roadmates as well as the…

San Francisco, Don’t Stop Believin…

By Walter Price It’s easy to point out all the legendary and varied music artists from San Francisco and the surrounding areas. Grateful Dead, Moby Grape, Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna, Dead Kennedys, Sly & The Family Stone (I Know Sylvester Stewart is from Texas). You get the idea. More recently some of my newer faves…

Jam In The Van Is Sound Cruisin’

By Walter Price Sounds like a great idea, take your love for music and the open road and combine the two into one of the best decisions in music discovery. Well, that is exactly what buddies Dave Bell and Jake Cotler did. Culminating into one of the most DYN-O-MITE web based music outlets called, easily…

Your GTC Top 10 For February 2014

Wow, February went quick!  First off we’d like to thank the artists that made time to chat with us in February. So, huge heaps of gratitude to Andrea Schroeder, Evan Egerer and the Tribe, Rival Sons & Arkells. We dig you and your sounds much! Thank You!  We’re already at work on bringing more unique and need to know…

Your GTC Weekly Top 10 For 03 – 09 February 2014

(OUT NOW) “Without music, life would be a mistake.”  – Friedrich Nietzsche   Well said, indeed.    Another musically diverse week we have had over here at The GTC. We send huge Thank Yous to the artists who took time out of their tight schedules to chat with us!  Much gratitude goes out to Andrea Schroeder, Rival…

Your GTC Top 10 Posts For January 2014

2014 is officially off to a great start. Not only here at The GTC but all over the music scenes around the world.    We got the year rolling with some of the more intriguing artists with varied sounds producing music today. We would like to extend huge ‘thank yous‘ to those artists who took the time to…

The Blank Tapes Slow Easy Death & Tour

‘Slow Easy Death’ (OUT NOW) By Walter Price 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,…

Your GTC Weekly Top 10 For 16 – 22 December 2013

(OUT NOW) Christmas is just a couple days away and New Years is right around the corner. And this will be The GTC’s last Weekly Top 10 for the year…Time has flown by so fast its hard to fathom.  We would like to give very special Thank Yous to Goldie Lookin Chain, The Blank Tapes,…

Walter Price’s Top 10 Singles 2013

‘Vol. III – Hell’s Likely’ By Walter Price It was hard enough trying to get my Top 10 albums rundown together and, this, my Top 10 singles list was even harder! From power & indie-pop, dirty riff garage, country/rockabilly and smash your face and soul rock n’ roll we have seen a historic year in music…