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Erik Blood creates music that lives in the magic hour. His production is a nuanced secret told only to his co-conspirators (Shabazz Palaces, Moondoggies, THEESatisfaction most notably). After two albums and a film score, Blood is delving further inward, into the dream, and returning with tales and melodies that evoke the warmth between two bodies and the dizziness of love, sex, or other substances.

Erik Blood is a Seattle-based producer, t, and singer/songwriter.

In May 2009, Erik Blood released his first solo album The Way We Live to wide acclaim. The album debuted at number one on KEXP’s variety chart and was hailed by The Stranger upon it’s release: Crafted with care and expertly produced, The Way We Live seems destined to attain pop-classic status. Artist descriptions on Last.

What does Erik Blood think about when he wakes up in the morning? When did he feel most satisfied? The music producer - who seemingly has worked with everyone in Seattle - tells KEXP the answers to these questions and more during a few free moments between working with more world class musicians. It comes in all shapes. My first record (The Way we Live) was just a collection of songs that I shaped into a storyline of sorts. Touch Screens was a crazy process that I can't remember or have blocked out. This one I'm just trying to let it dictate itself.

Listen to albums and songs from Erik Blood.


1 The Way We Live 3:19
2 To Leave America 2:40
3 Saved You 3:41
4 Home & Walk 4:00
5 Birch Effect 3:10
6 She's Your Everything 3:10
7 Broken Glass 3:36
8 Odds For Sods 2:53
9 Too Early & Too Late 5:04
10 Better Days 7:00


  • Mastered By – Kramer
  • Musical Assistance – Brian O'Shea , Bubba Jones , Corey Gutch , Craig Mueller
  • Producer, Engineer, Mixed By – Erik Blood


Cinematic and wide-screen rock and roll are the first things that come to mind when listening to this record. Erik Blood seamlessly stitches together My Bloody Valentine, Marvin Gaye, The Psychedelic Furs, and Phil Spector girl group aesthetics into a stunning debut album.

Here's some of what's been said about The Way We Live:

- "One of the most unforgettable albums to come out of the Northwest this year" - (Three Imaginary Girls)
- "Really Awesome. Sounds like a combination of Bob Mould and My Bloody Valentine" (The New Gay)
- "Crafted with care and expertly produced, The Way We Live seems destined to attain pop-classic status" - (The Stranger)
- "A blissful mix of shoegaze, dream pop, blue-eyed soul, but above all pure pop genius" - (The Finest Kiss)

Recorded at Mysterious Red X, Foundry of Sound, Contact Create, and Erik's bedroom.

Special thanks to: Ben Kersten, Shane Browning, Pat Sherwood, and Orbit Audio for use of gear.

This album could not have been made without support from Brian O'Shea, Ishmael Butler, Bubba Jones, Wazhma Samizay, Xin Wong, Ignasi Faus, Phil Pickens, Brad Cross, George & Shirley Blood, and Tracie Blood.


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Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
none Erik Blood The Way We Live ‎(CD, Album) Not On Label none US 2008
none Erik Blood The Way We Live ‎(10xFile, ALAC, Album) Not On Label none 2009
Erik Blood - The Way We Live FLAC album
The Way We Live
FLAC size:
1479 mb
MP3 size:
1142 mb
WMA size:
1190 mb
Shoegaze, Soul, Pop Rock
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