Archive | Crystal Skulls


Crystal Skulls live at the Crocodile

Show Date: August 11, 2007

Local outfit Crystal Skulls haven’t played live since last summer – if I recall correctly, at Bumbershoot, or maybe one more show from that timeframe. Their brand of jangly rock, infused with an undeniable groove, hasn’t been matched by any band, and I’ve been missing their once-regular live shows immensely. Amidst the Crystal Skulls’ hiatus […]

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Outgoing Behavior


Twelve months after the release of their debut, Crystal Skulls have returned with their second full-length, Outgoing Behavior. The latest explores experimental sounds mixed with refinement — seemingly a contradiction — resulting in 30 minutes of studio-tight yet spacey bliss. As on Blocked Numbers, singer/guitarist Christian Wargo wrote all of the material — and from […]

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Three Imaginary Girls Best Northwest Releases of 2005 Readers' Poll Results {40-31}

{50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} {top 100} * {imaginary picks} #40 Vendetta Red — "Sisters Of the Red Death" (Sony) {official website} * {buy it}   #39 Matthew Shaw — Convenience (Self-released) {official website} * {buy it}   #38 Fruit Bats — Spelled in Bones (Sub Pop) {official website} * {buy […]

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