The Rakes - in studio

The Rakes
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The Rakes don't allow themselves to be influence by a single genre, but rather by all of them. To paraphrase the band: If they like it, they'll incorporate it. What comes through is some surprising complicated and interesting music, all of which is a good listen.

The stopped by the studio to talk with Mary Lucia about the World Cup, literature, and touring.

Songs performed: "Twenty-Two Grand Job," "The World Was A Mess But His Hair Was Perfect," and "Work, Work, Work."

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