Moving Units' Blake Miller: "Step Up and Own It, Actually Execute Something"

Being labeled as a genre's pioneer can be an exhausting role, sometimes allowing these once forward-thinking musicians an opportunity to rest on their laurels. For Blake Miller, the frontman and lynchpin to Los Angeles' dance-punk act Moving Units, rest isn't an option. Not just content with working under Moving Units' banner since the band's inception in 2001, Miller has ventured headlong into dance music, collaborating with the likes of Steve Aoki and Le Castle Vania. After a breakup, a shift of naming rights to Miller and a span of six years, Moving Units released its full third album, Neurotic Exotic, last September. Ahead of his set at Bar Smith as part of Friday's Viva PHX festival, Miller took some time at his Silver Lake home to talk with us.

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