Naming 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!
A most Seattle morning: breakfast at Beth’s Cafe, a walk around Green Lake, then a visit to Reckless Video, the last independent video store in town. I highly recommend all these activities, as well as these fine band names:
It’s death, isn’t it? A cozy, comfortable end.
Real local flavor–that slightly musty smelling underground apartment/practice space, walking distance to Beth’s.
There’s a kind of elaborate mirage that results from low sun reflecting off ice. This implies the same thing happens with sound.
The Kalakala’s backing band.
Even one morel is a miracle, but three? Heaven. (These came from our yard 5 years ago: doubly trebled!)
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