Blake Mills

Blake Mills – Hey Lover

Blake Mills – Winter Song

On a total whim (inspired by my friend Matt Dyson), I recently bought Blake Mills‘ “Winter Song/Hey Lover” 7″ without having previously heard more than 30 seconds of Mills’ music. I had totally and unfortunately missed his debut, Break Mirrors, last year and after devouring the single I picked up the full-length and have been in love with his brand of smooth, low-key, sometimes tongue-in-cheek indie rock.
Mills started his career with the boys of Dawes and went on to play guitar for everyone from Cass McCombs to Kid Rock. He also has the greatest/worst retro website you could imagine. He’s a serious young talent and I hope his name continues to grow.