Archive | Pissed Jeans


Winter rotation: The Transmissionary Six, The Great Um, The Glass Notes, Pissed Jeans, Starflyer 59

The Transmissionary Six, Songs 2002-2012 (Skok)  One of my favorite bands ever, The Transmissionary Six, has roots in The Walkabouts (which both TM6 founders Terry Moeller and Paul Austin have played in by now), and recording and live connections to all the best kept secrets in Seattle: Graig Markel, Head Like A Kite, and others. But they […]

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Saturday's recommended {benefit} show: SubPopFest with Mudhoney, Fruit Bats, Shabazz Palaces, and more {12/4}

It’s far from hyperbolic to say that *the* place to be this Saturday is the Showbox. SubPop has put together an amazing line-up for an even more amazing cause:  to celebrate the life of Andy Kotowitz {beloved member of the music community and SubPopper} and, more importantly, raise money for the Andy Kotowitz Family Foundation, […]

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Tickets go on sale for SubPop fest for the Andy Kotowitz Family Foundation {noon today, 11/12}

The music community is still reeling from the passing of Andy Kotowitz, a beloved member of the music community.  It’s wonderful to hear that his SubPop family has put together an amazing show to celebrate him and raise money for the Andy Kotowitz Family Foundation, which supports Andy’s wife, Jocelyn, and young daughter Anna. The […]

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King of Jeans


Pissed Jeans has one friend on MySpace — Tom. Because he’s such an inclusive guy, I guess. This may be what happens when you make rock music as anti-social sounding as this “living here in Allentown” band does on their third (second for Sub Pop) album, King of Jeans. Touring for their debut Hope For […]

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Sub Pop 20: Pissed Jeans

Show Date: June 12, 2008

Holy shit, talk about pant-soiling live shows. Prior to catching these guys earlier in the afternoon, I had heard only good things about this four-piece hailing from Allentown, Pennsylvania. Fortunately, this group lived up to all the hype. The words “Oh my god” slipped out the moment I held the camera up to my face […]

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