Blau is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and DIY icon who helped turn his hometown of Anacortes, Washington, into an indie-music mecca. He has released more than 40 records in 20-odd years, many self-released in handmade packaging and mailed to subscribers, and others on iconic indie Northwest labels K, Knw-Yr-Own, Marriage Records. Blau has also toured and recorded for years solo and with Laura Veirs, the Microphones, Little Wings, D+, and Earth with over 1,000 total performances to date.
Anticipating 3 new vinyl releases this year – the first of which entitled “Introducing” emerges May 13th on Bella Union, London and Raven Marching Band Records, Portland, OR. Shining brilliantly with Tucker Martine production (My Morning Jacket, Neko Case, Laura Veirs, Camera Obscura) – “Introducing” just released its first single “Fallin’ Rain,” a Link Wray tune.