Blake Sandberg: Resident Alien

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Blake Sandberg: Resident Alien

Blake Sandberg: Resident Alien

"I was born in the mid-Seventies, so I'm definitely part of the Star Wars generation," laughs Blake Sandberg, the local life force behind both the band Aliens and the Misc. Music label. Since launching Misc. Music in spring 2007, Sandberg's provided a home for sounds that skirt the outer limits. From bizarre visions by Jad Fair and Daniel Johnston to the raw punk of locals Damage Pants and Aliens, Misc. Music is the mothership for the misunderstood.

"Someone actually stopped me on the street and asked me what planet I was from," laughs Sandberg. "I guess I'm an outsider to some degree, but I'm interested in fitting into society somewhere, so I figured I'd put down my thoughts and sing them – or scream them – in front of people and maybe find people I could have a conversation with. And I have!"

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