Archive | Battle Hymns

The Purrs album release, with Brent Amaker & The Rodeo and Battle Hymns this Thursday, June 24

[video:] Pent-up, viciously provoked, ready to shred psycho killer line-up this Thursday night at the Crocodile (June 24) as The Purrs give an official release for their delectable collection of new songs, rare tracks, and covers,┬áTearing Down Paisley Garden. The CD has been available for a few weeks now, and has been gaining new fans […]

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The Blakes and USE rumble at the Crocodile tonight

The group Future Sounds sponsors a series of shows across the country in selected cities (New York, Los Angeles, Portland, San Diego and San Francisco). Tonight (Monday, August 3), they are kicking off the first Rumble in Seattle. It features Battle Hymns, USE and The Blakes. This is a monthly event in all of the […]

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Such an imaginary weekend!

Could there be any more good shows happening this weekend? I mean, seriously. Just look at the calendar! I'll be spending my Friday night at Neumo's, up to my ears in the goodness of The Moondoggies / Maldives — still reeling from the pop-bliss of last night's Fountains of Wayne show at the Triple Door! […]

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Hidden Reservations


Seattle's Battle Hymns' debut Hidden Reservations demonstrates that the band is keenly listening, observing, and processing. Their bio informs us "Hidden Reservations captures the sound of a country crumbling under its own weight; offering protest against apathy and hopelessness, sung for those not quite ready to succumb." That statement may be a bold one, but […]

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