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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

In Blake News

posted by on December 12 at 14:50 PM

Kent Halvorsen is the keyboardist in Blake Lewis’ band ADD. In an email, Halvorsen writes:

We get to do a hometown CD release at the Showbox! We’re very excited about this and hope you can all make it.

This show is all ages with a bar, and we’re playing with The Mob Law and Doxology.

Tickets are on sale now, so go get them if you want while they’re available.

Blake Lewis’ Audio Day Dream CD release party with the Mob Law and Doxology is Thursday Dec. 20th, at the Showbox. $15 Advance.

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Talk about dorkfest 2000. the mob laws bio on their homepage has a promo of the guys smoking/drinking around a seedy restaurant booth, followed by an ACTUAL DEFINITION of what mob law means.

n 1: a disorderly crowd of people [syn: rabble, rout]
2: a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized
criminal activities [syn: syndicate, crime syndicate,
3: an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the
gang"; "a pack of thieves" [syn: gang, pack, ring]
v : press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the
auditorium" [syn: throng, pack, pile, jam]
[also: mobbing, mobbed]
Mob, n. [L. mobile vulgus, the movable common people. See
Mobile, n.]
1. The lower classes of a community; the populace, or the
lowest part of it.
A cluster of mob were making themselves merry with
their betters. --Addison.
2. Hence: A throng; a rabble; esp., an unlawful or riotous
assembly; a disorderly crowd.
The mob of gentlemen who wrote with ease. --Pope.
law administered by the mob;

Posted by Yearning | December 12, 2007 2:54 PM

Actually, I think that's what the Blake Lewis tour is called - 'Dorkfest 2000'.

It's not Audio Day Dream. It's Audio Dork Dork.

Beatboxing, hair gel, and lots of cd's sold.

Posted by wig | December 12, 2007 2:59 PM

Wait, shouldn't it be 'Dorkfest 2007' ?

Posted by ? | December 12, 2007 3:00 PM

@ #1: HUGE thanks for copying and pasting something you imply is dorky for everyone else to see. Wow, that was really great of you and a real nice contribution to Line Out.

Posted by eric w. | December 12, 2007 3:01 PM

Eric, have you not noticed most things posted on LineOut are copied and pasted from other sites like Pitchfork, YouTube, Idolator, and, uh, Pitchfork?

Posted by C&P | December 12, 2007 3:16 PM

Go Kent & the Crew! Don't listen to all the harpies.

Posted by dc | December 12, 2007 3:21 PM

This post isn't copied from anywhere. This is from the guys in Blake's band. It's Blake Lewis central here at Lineout.

Posted by trent moorman | December 12, 2007 3:26 PM

Kent is The Man. Sawka & Jeremy Lightfoot - Blake's band has a great rhythm section.

Posted by dc | December 12, 2007 3:54 PM

Please stop the Blake BJs. His latest single is an obnoxious mixture of shitty influences and cookie cutter production. More importantly though, the guy looks like a douchy youth pastor.

I feel sorry for all the parents who'll have to listen to this crap blasting in their kids bedrooms for the next couple of months.

Posted by ike | December 12, 2007 4:07 PM

Are you kididng me? Kids don't listen to that shit! Soccer Cougs from Issaquah listen to that shit.

Posted by Fuck This Shit, This Shit Is Shit | December 12, 2007 4:18 PM

I'm really confused why there are so many posts regarding this guy. There are no better musicians in town that deserve the exposure?

Posted by awstep4 | December 12, 2007 9:21 PM

No, they all moved.

Posted by Quah Coug | December 13, 2007 2:10 AM

The Mob Law - really good at their instruments but always make HORRIBLE musical choices. The Mob Law's popularity obviously shows there's still a huge demand for bands that sound like Sublime and also incorporate shitty rap into their songs (they sound like Slightly Stupid, but stupider). The Mob Law are not tough kids from the street with connections to organized crime like their name/homepage implies, they are privileged kids from Issaquah High School. Props to Mob Law though for offering something different from what else is out there (although their music sucks) and for getting people to come out to shows who wouldnt normally see live music(although most of their fans are bro'd-out collar-poppers).

Posted by E | December 13, 2007 10:40 AM

First of all, Doxology & The Mob Law are two irrelevant huckleberry 'n' cheese infested bands of horses, er, i mean, bands of TOOLS.

Secondly, if Blake Lewis was a great singer, the fact that THE DUDE CAN'T DANCE might not matter. Unfortunately, he ain't much of a singer, and his two left feet are eventually gonna make America cringe. Even the teenyboppers will wanna turn away. Hopefully his decent backup band'll be able to cash in before they get shipped out by the powers that be. In the meantime, download a decent mp3 rip of the new record for free - and check out the computerized con-job that is Blake Lewis' voice:

Too bad American Idol,Inc. can't digitally alter the cloying whiteness of his dorky dance moves.

After he makes a few more spastic talk show appearances they'll probably wish the technology was available!


Posted by The Truth Hurts | December 13, 2007 7:40 PM


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