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Hey Marseilles and The Thermals

We were recently commissioned to create a Custom Band Map connecting Hey Marseilles and The Thermals. Here’s how it turned out! : You can commission your own Custom Band Map here.

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Sonic Young Evils

Sonic Youth, while no longer spring chickens, have had a lasting influence on todays noise rock scene. The Young Evils are a relatively new Seattle pop group – who have more in common with their alt rock forefather’s than first … Continue reading

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TacocaT and Green Day: Welcome to Paradise

The lineage of pop-punk palindromic Seattle quartet TacocaT can be traced directly to the geniuses behind Dookie, over 18 years ago. Tacocat         Tacocat have been playing shows locally and nationwide since the later half of the 00’s. Bree, bassist from … Continue reading

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King Dude and Joy Division

I don’t know if it’s the 200+ days of overcast gloom or what, but Seattle is the home of some amazing dark music. But what if I told you we could connect modern depressioncore with the great grandaddy of gloom, … Continue reading

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Now Available: Custom Band Maps

Just in time for the holidays, Seattle Band Map is now making custom one of a kind hand-drawn Seattle Band Map Prints featuring your favorite band / label / genre (whatever!)! Here’s an example of a Hardly Arts Records based … Continue reading

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What do Visqueen and Quincy Jones have in common?

Last week, after 10 years and 3 albums, Seattle pop-punk group Visqueen,  played their final show, so that singer Rachel Flotard could focus on her record label,  solo projects and motherhood. But what do Visqueen have in common with Garfield … Continue reading

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PIZZA CONTEST: Connect The Trashies to The Who

NEW BAND MAP CONTEST! I will purchase and deliver a real actual slice of PIZZA to the first person that can tell me how The Trashies Are connected to The Who Hint: you might have to go dancing with Mr … Continue reading

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Who gives a Flop

The other night at a friends house, we were discussing the recent Nirvana cover night that a buncha bands played: And a debate began about Flop, and how certain folks present believed they were “better than Bleach.” As I was … Continue reading

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Check out, a map exploring  how sub-genres of electronic music influence each other

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Connected Communities Symposium Recap

We arrived in Newcastle on a brisk Monday evening and took a walk down the Tyne River: Spent the next morning trying to figure out how to attach a map to curved metal walls. Finally, success! (Thanks to the help … Continue reading

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