KEXP in-studio videos!19 Aug 2010

Blunt Mechanic recently performed live on the air at the KEXP studio, and they taped the set (and it's awesome). Go check it out here.

Blunt Mechanic recently performed live on the air at the KEXP studio, and they taped the set (and it's awesome). Go check it out here.

Happy Blunt Mechanic Day!20 Apr 2010

Ben Barnett is a musician who has, all his life, documented experiences through song. After releasing eight albums, six …  ·read more·

Ben Barnett is a musician who has, all his life, documented experiences through song. After releasing eight albums, six singles and five splits as Kind of Like Spitting over the course of a decade, retiring the moniker and reinventing himself as Music Director of Seattle's Paul Green School of Rock, Barnett has now emerged triumphant with a new band, Blunt Mechanic It is far from hyperbolic to enthusiastically assert that the debut album is Barnett's finest work to date, and that he has created the culmination of his musical and personal explorations in a way that is powerful, relatable, inspirational, ineffable and communicable, and there's just no stopping that kind of force.

The debut album is out now, and is on sale for a special limited-time price of EIGHT BUCKS(!!) in the shop. ·read less·

Barsuk announces new signing: Blunt Mechanic01 Sep 2009

Barsuk is proud to announce the addition of a new band (and old friend) to our roster, Blunt Mechanic, whose debut album World Record, will be out …  ·read more·

Barsuk is proud to announce the addition of a new band (and old friend) to our roster, Blunt Mechanic, whose debut album World Record, will be out in January 2010. Although this is their debut album, it's certainly not the first release from critically-acclaimed songcrafter Ben Barnett, the brains and soul behind Blunt Mechanic. Barnett, who formerly performed as Kind Of Like Spitting between 1996 and 2006, released eight full-lengths and numerous EPs and singles throughout the band's prolific decade-long run.

More details about Blunt Mechanic and World Record will be coming soon. ·read less·