Square Pig in a Round Hole-November 4, 2017

Square PigNaming a band is an act of concentrated creative expression. Square Pig in a Round Hole exists to reward five favorite band names each week. Winners are (usually) listed alphabetically.

Selection is wholly unscientific and subject to whim, with a bias toward wordplay, humor, and local flavor. In most cases, I won’t know anything about the bands at the time of selection. Thanks to the Seattle Times club listings for abundant source material!

Don’t forget: tonight is that great night when you can stay out till 2 am and still be home by 1. If you don’t set your clock back, you run the risk of showing up an hour early for church tomorrow! Side benefit: it’s a great opportunity to join the choir. Meanwhile, it’s always a good time for band names:

Dark Matter Noise

We can’t see it but the signal gets through loud and clear.

Fuzz Mutt

So much to like: two monosyllables with a repeated vowel; two four-letter words each with a double consonant; the way it makes perfect sense as a lovable mixed-breed pet or as distortion-heavy mixed-genre music.

Limberlost

Whatever limberness I had is being lost to age.

Microwave Surveillance

One of the great jokes of our national nightmare lives on.

ProbCause

When the party’s so good, everyone ends the night in jail.

 

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