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The Rakes Klang It Up

It makes sense that The Rakes’ newest release, Klang, recorded in a Communist radio station in East Berlin, was a precise piece of work that was edited and re-edited until the band felt it was just right. The Rakes make hyper-smart songs brimming with bits from history and daily life and always manage to seek out the extraordinary within the mundane.

24 Apr 2009 | 2 comments | More

The Rakes at Union Hall, Brooklyn, NY, 4.07.09

“Thank you Brooklyn, thank you Brooklyn,” repeats The Rakes’ enigmatic singer Alan Donohoe at various points throughout the show.  It …Read the Rest

8 Apr 2009 | 3 comments | More