On Friday April 4, Seattle band Poke Da Squid played a concert to celebrate the release of I Honestly Had Higher Expectations (click to see my earlier review of the CD).
Poke Da Squid is a young band. I’m positive all members are under the age of 30. They’re also adorable and ooze charm . . . → Read More: Poke Da Squid Host CD Release Party at El Corazon, by Holly Homan
Poke Da Squid’s new release, I Honestly Had Higher Expectations, is a very poppy album with heavy ska elements and even some harder rock. “Two Drunks Make It Write” starts things off. This song has some Blink 182 and a bit of Less Than Jake influences with catchy guitar hooks and even catchier harmonies. . . . → Read More: I Honestly Had Higher Expectations – Poke Da Squid Album Review, by Holly Homan
Poke Da Squid
Friday night was the start of a new month and the kickoff of what looks to be a very busy month in Seattle for great bands playing live music. And what a kickoff this was! This kick off runs rings around the kickoffs I will be avoiding on Super Bowl Sunday. . . . → Read More: Toasters Headline the 10th Annual Seattle Ska Fest Kicking Off A New Month of Fine Live Music at El Corazon, By Holly Homan
Last night, February 4th, 2012, I once again headed to Seattle’s El Corazon where ska legends The Toasters were headlining a show.
When I arrived, the opening band, Life Afterlife, was just starting. Life Afterlife is a five-piece from the Tacoma area who play a mix from pure punk pop to some harder . . . → Read More: The Toasters, Poorsport, Juice, Poke Da Squid and Life Afterlife Wow An Enthusiastic Crowd at Seattle’s El Corazon, By Holly Homan