Category Archives: Connections

Neato ways bands are connected

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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The Intelligence: They are all still friends of mine

The Intelligence are one of my favorite local bands. Since it’s inception in 1999, the only consistent member of The Intelligence is frontman and guitarist Lars Finberg. The original lineup consisted of Finberg, Erin Sulllivan and Min Yee (that trio … Continue reading

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Pearl Jam and Northwest Hip Hop

Pearl Jam is part of the pantheon of bands that put Seattle, and grunge, in the national vernacular.  Like many bands that have sustained lasting success, Pearl Jam didn’t miraculously appear out of the flannel ether in 1990 to skyrocket … Continue reading

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How to connect the Sonics with Fleet Foxes in 12 easy steps

  The Sonics bass player Andy Parypa later joined Portland band The Kingsmen with Barry Kurtis, who was also in The Daily Flash. Don Wilhelm of The Daily Flash was also a founding member of The Army, which, later changed … Continue reading

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The Unnatural Helpers are a bunch of jerk ass quitters

So I wrote Dean Whitmore, lead singer and centerpiece of The Unnatural Helpers when I discovered that his band had the most connections of any on the Band Map (43!). So I says: I was updating the band map and … Continue reading

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My horrible miss-spelling lead to an awesome email!

Received this email from Daniel House, owner of C/Z records the other day. So cool! It’s the first time my horrible spelling lead to something good. I remember in 3rd grade I tried to write an essay and say “I … Continue reading

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Community Comment: Queensryche is better than Nirvana

Instead of adding a band or connection, someone left me with the above commentary. Do you agree? Leave your own: www.seattlebandmap.com

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Oldominion and Unnatural Helpers are the most promiscuous

Hip Hop group Oldominion have collaborated with over 37 artists, and punk band The Unnatural Helpers are currently second with 27 collaborations. Over the weekend, 300 bands have been added by the community. Keep em coming! (plus, thanks to the … Continue reading

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