The Blank Tapes
THE BLANK TAPES is the moniker of Los Angeles based multi-instrumentalist, Matt Adams, who has produced over a dozen albums of 1960’s inspired folk-rock-surf-psych-soul-pop on Volcom, Burger Records, Antenna Farm, and others. Their new album, Candy, produced by Eric D. Johnson of Fruit Bats features bandmates Will Halsey of “Sugar Candy Mountain” & Veronica Bianqui as well as Eric D Johnson. The band has toured throughout America, Canada, Brazil, UK, Europe, & Japan. Matt is also the artist behind his band’s posters & album covers as well as other artists like the Grateful Dead, Grateful Shred, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Langhorne Slim, Circles Around The Sun, The Skiffle Players, Folkyeah presents and many others.
“The songs focus on outward and inward paradise, dreaming, driving a Cadillac convertible and, tenderly, lost love.” – Buzzbands.LA
“Paradise, from the new album Candy, causes an excited audience reaction when one young woman casually deciding to take her blouse off to dance along to the the music – an audience reaction never before witnessed by this writer.”
“This record naturally has a lot of candy.” – LA Record
“Alternating between dreamy and driving, dappled with delirious solos and seductive harmonies. The Blank Tapes radiated Ultraviolet Californian chords” -Backmatter blog
Matt Adams is also an illustrator for the Grateful Dead, Grateful Shred, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Langhorne Slim, Circles Around the Sun, Skiffle Players, FolkYEAH presents & countless others.