Blake has carved out a nitch and an audience all his own full of punks, hippies, college students, country music fans, tree sitters, high schools and their parents. His new double album ‘Recitative’ was recorded in the Hudson Valley(NY) and features Amy Helm, Cindy Cashdollar, & Doug Weiss along with west coast soul singer Grace Love, saxophone/trumpeter Thomas Deakin, and Noah Walker on guitar. The album was finished and mixed by Marc L’Esperance at heavyosonic in Vancouver, BC.
Twenty years into recording and writing, Blake celebrates his unusual songs forms, which land between spoken word, folk song & theatrical installation, with the title: ‘Recitative’.
Over 16 tracks Blake investigates Couples, US drone attacks, Work, Single Women, The Corner of Saturday Night, The Other End of Fck It, and The Rock & Roll Dream. $5 at door.