Bless

by Bless

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BLESS is Luke Reddick (Cool People), Danny Saperstein (Flasher), Owen Wuerker (Big Hush), and Peter Hartmann (Poppy Patica).

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"Reverbed-out garage rock from the fertile contemporary DC punk scene; MC5-influenced without being a tired rehash." - Bandcamp

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"Before you squander another brain wave wondering whether rock-and-roll is still alive, ask yourself a better question: Is rock-and-roll still weird? That’s the most telling vital sign. When music sounds truly strange, it often means that the players — and the listeners — are communing with the unknown. For Bless, strangeness isn’t a pose." - The Washington Post

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"Bless rose from the ashes of the (sadly) inactive party-rock outfit Dudes. Fronted by 20-year-old Luke Reddick, their songs, which are soft and tough as flannel, make it seem like the band would be at home in the heart of an even more southern town. Besides the blues-y moments, there are plenty of hefty riffs that feel like quotes from desert punk scripture." - Bandcamp

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“The latest cassette from Bless plays, and ripples in time start to tear through the atmosphere. You’re transported, one foot in experimental funk-punk, and the other in a reincarnation of heyday rock singers… inevitably cool if not slightly unhinged. Bless is inviting us to let it all go, drop out, and it’s hard to refuse the offer.” - Thrd Coast

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"Right from the start this song reaches out and grabs at you with funky grunts, gripping guitars, smooth call and response backing and swaggering vocals, whilst punctuated beats strike out against a memorably rowdy melody; this is a song with that ‘stand-out’ quality about it with hints of Jim Morrison’s howls and David Byrne’s croons." - The Listening Post Blog

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released October 17, 2016

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