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

“Alternating between dreamy and driving, dappled with delirious solos and seductive harmonies. The Blank Tapes radiated Ultraviolet Californian chords” -Backmatter blog

“Evokes Belle and Sebastian, Pavement, and The Black Keys – in a San Fran coffeehouse (just like the old days).” – ROLLING STONE

“’50s and ’60s pop classics with ramshackle warmth.” – SPIN

“Yoke a garage-pop sensibility to ferocious rock riffs.” – THE NEW YORKER

“Perfectly classic sound.” – SF BAY GUARDIAN

“Awesome every time.” – LA WEEKLY

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