Archive | The Purrs


Single Spotlight: The Purrs' "Rotting On The Vine" b/w "You, The Medicine and Me"

Seattle's melodic and menacing The Purrs have a new 45 single out, their first for esteemed new local label Fin Records. It arrived on this past December 4, 2012 into record stores, the mailboxes of bedsit-basement vinyl hoarders, and dingy drug fronts all over Seattle (what, you think that store on 1st just sells "hats"? […]

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Local psyche-rock snogs Japanese punk pop: The Purrs, Shonen Knife, The Pharmacy at the Tractor {September 8}

Gird your weary loins, as you have approximately one day after Bumbershoot 2010 to prepare for a multi-genre mini-festival at the Tractor. Shonen Knife is headlining, and after recently watching their live DVD Live At Mohawk Place 2009 about a dozen times (featuring excellent work by new drummer Emi), I am anxious to see the Japanese […]

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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, Tearing Down Paisley Garden. The CD has been available for a few weeks now, and has been gaining new fans […]

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Tearing Down Paisley Garden


The Purrs are a veteran Seattle rock band who have recently put out their sixth release, Tearing Down Paisley Garden, a seven song DIY statement they’ll be celebrating the release of with Brent Amaker and the Rodeo and Battle Hymns at the Crocodile on Thursday, June 24, 2010. The reason I’m writing this review a […]

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Holy Fuck & A Place to Bury Strangers

Show Date: February 26, 2008

Techno-electronica duo Holy Fuck hit my music radar a couple of months ago and I’ve been looking forward to catching them live since. Hailing from Toronto, Holy Fuck just finished touring with Super Furry Animals and are now on the road with A Place to Bury Strangers. I had missed their show in Seattle in […]

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