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  Pretty Girls Make Graves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
Pretty Girls Make Graves is a great young band which draws from an array of underground influences.
This aspect makes comparisons to At The Drive-In inevitable, as does the Pretty Girls Make Graves' remarkable presence and energy, both live and on record.
In 2003 PGMG toured relentlessly and jumped to a new label home across the country in Matador Records, releasing a sophomore album, The New Romance that ratcheted up both the frenzied desperation and the anthemic appeal of their debut.
www.epitonic.com /artists/prettygirlsmakegraves.html   (427 words)

 Pretty Girls Make Graves Interview - Agouti Music
As with prior Pretty Girls Make Graves records, the lyrics are written by Zollo, whereas the instrumentation is a collaboration.
The growth from their self-titled EP to their latest releas, Good Health, displays the astounding talent and potential Pretty Girls Make Graves have, as they have matured from an angry bud of a Seattle band to a group capable of blowing out someone's eardrums while tapping a deeper part of its psyche.
As Pretty Girls Make Graves' fanbase expands around the world, they still commit to smaller shows between bigger venues, as the intimacy with the audience will not be neglected.
www1.agouti.com /features/feature-article.asp?id=63   (774 words)

 Ink 19 :: Pretty Girls Make Graves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
The Joggers are of the generation born at the end of the 70's big rock decade, who spent their teen years listening to what was once considered "alternative." They have the quirky voice of Archers of Loaf or XTC, but are butched up with an ambitious arsenal of guitar solos and unpredictable rhythms.
In one scene she sneaks into the kitchen, in the middle of the night, and is found foaming at the mouth, dazed, with a large bag of the sugar crystals in her lap.
Pretty Girls Make Graves quietly take the stage and speed into their limited time set (they had just over an hour before the whole place had to be cleared out to allow for the later scheduled hip-hop show to commence).
www.ink19.com /issues/june2006/eventReviews/prettyGirlsMakeGraves.html   (380 words)

 Matador Records | Pretty Girls Make Graves Biography
On last year’s debut, Pretty Girls Make Graves asked, "Do you remember when the music meant something?" Now, with their bigger, brighter followup 'The New Romance', Pretty Girls Make Graves are through with questions – they’re here to remind you themselves.
Pretty Girls Make Graves formed in Seattle in 2001, fused together out of the still glowing embers of nearly a dozen important groups.
Shortly before the Murder City Devils called it quits, he and Andrea started Pretty Girls Make Graves with Jay (who was in Kill Sadie and Sharks Keep Moving) and Nick and Nathan (both in Bee Hive Vaults).
www.matadorrecords.com /pretty_girls_make_graves/biography.html   (454 words)

 WOMANROCK.com | feature | pretty girls make graves
Pretty Girls Make Graves are not the first band to consist of all male musicians with a female lead singer.
The name of their band, Pretty Girls Make Graves, is taken from the title of a Smiths song, which is taken from a line in Jack Keroauc's famous novel, Dharma Bums.
Seeing The Pretty Girls at The Quest proved how important it is to see a band live, especially one that gives you the feeling of wanting to lose yourself in the music.
www.womanrock.com /features/pretty_girls_make_graves.html   (1091 words)

 Matador Records | Pretty Girls Make Graves
Pretty Girls Make Graves have a whole slew of new dates confirmed starting next week and lasting to the end of the year.
Like Bryan Ferry and company in their salad days, PGMG has coped with the loss of an important member (former guitarist Nathan Thelen) with more grace than could have been expected, and returned with enough verve to suggest that their best albums are still ahead of them.
Pretty Girls Make Graves are currently on tour in the US with the Alkaline Trio; they'll be doing European festivals along with club dates supporting the Blood Brothers in August.
www.matadorrecords.com /pretty_girls_make_graves   (2746 words)

 Pretty Girls Make Graves . Pretty Girls Make Graves 'We're sort of in the best place we can be' [prefixmag feature]
Pretty Girls Make Graves: Part 1: DF: We actually didn't meet Gerard for a while; we met Chris (Lombardi, co-president) and met Nils (Bernstein, director of publicity).
Pretty Girls Make Graves: Part 1: DF: We worked with Phil on the first one, and this time we actually really got the whole experience.
Pretty Girls Make Graves: Part 1: DF: We toured with Les Savy Fav, and they were one of my favorite bands.
www.prefixmag.com /features/P/Pretty-Girls-Make-Graves/46   (1684 words)

 Amazon.com: The New Romance: Music: Pretty Girls Make Graves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
Pretty Girls add more to their music than just an extra instrument here and there, they play around with song structure enough that if they would have waited to drop the piano on a later album they would still have had more than enough new sounds to please their old fans.
Pretty Girls Make Graves have created an album that pushes them beyond the post-hardcore trappings they seemed destined to live out, and at this point they can do anything with their sound.
Pretty Girls Make Graves go where no band has gone before and they do it with style.
www.amazon.com /Romance-Pretty-Girls-Make-Graves/dp/B0000ALWDN   (1482 words)

 purevolume™ | Pretty Girls Make Graves
On last years debut, Pretty Girls Make Graves asked, "Do you remember when the music meant something?" Now, with their bigger, brighter followup 'The New Romance', Pretty Girls Make Graves are through with questions theyre here to remind you themselves.
Pretty Girls Make Graves hasn't posted a blog yet.
Pretty Girls Make Graves hasn't posted any shows yet.
www.purevolume.com /prettygirlsmakegraves   (99 words)

 Pretty Girls Make Graves - Élan Vital (Matador) - Drawer B Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
Admittedly, I was very slow to accept The New Romance for the whip-smart musical piranha that it is, so I’m aware that Élan Vital could also be a grower.
All of the attributes which previously vaulted Pretty Girls Make Graves above the slew of rabid-riffed, post-punk clones are missing here.
Not all of them survive the jump, though, and I’m not sure Pretty Girls Make Graves is destined to be one of them.
www.drawerb.com /reviews/1148929329.htm   (261 words)

 Live: Death Cab for Cutie, Pretty Girls Make Graves
These were the exact feelings I had after seeing Seattle bands Death Cab for Cutie and Pretty Girls Make Graves play live in San Diego.
Pretty Girls Make Graves played for a little less than an hour, with Death Cab playing for nearly an hour-and-a-half, performing just about every song off their new album, Transatlanticism.
Not having known much about Pretty Girls Make Graves prior to the show, their live performance left my interest piqued.
www.sgmag.com /av/deathcab_somaoct04/index.html   (286 words)

 CANOE -- JAM! Music - Artists - Pretty Girls Make Graves: Q&A with Pretty Girls Make Graves
Pretty Girls Make Graves are, like, tailor-made for Halloween.
In addition to the macabre name (a nod to both The Smiths and Jack Kerouac's Dharma Bums), there's also the punk influences, the creepy videos and the little matter of the music-loving ghost who lives in their haunted house.
Tickets to the Pretty Girls' show at the Albert are $16 at Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.ca or 780-3333) and Into the Music.
jam.canoe.ca /Music/Artists/P/Pretty_Girls_Make_Graves/2006/10/26/2134596.html   (613 words)

 YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
Employees and the members of the recording artists professionally known as "Pretty Girls Makes Graves," and any of their subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, family/household members are not eligible to enter the Contest.
Neither Pretty Girls Makes Graves nor Matador Records ("Matador") shall be responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected or corrupted files.
An alternate potential winner may be selected at the sole discretion of Pretty Girls Makes Graves and/or Matador.
www.youtube.com /prettygirlsgraves   (534 words)

 SuicideGirls > Interviews > Pretty Girls Make Graves
Fronted by the charismatic Andrea Zollo, Pretty Girls Make Graves have been rocking in their hometown of Seattle for over three years.
Thanks to the recent single "This Is Our Emergency" and almost constant touring, Pretty Girls Make Graves have gained success both across the US and in Europe, with mainstream music magazines singing their praises alongside other female-driven bands such as Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Before Pretty Girls Make Graves, we were all in different bands.
suicidegirls.com /words/Pretty+Girls+Make+Graves   (763 words)

 .*.*. welcome to the three imaginary girls .*.*. Pretty Girls Make Graves * Elan Vital .*.*.
Needless to say, the newest from Pretty Girls Make Graves has, thus far, not been juxtaposed with farm equipment in my life, but Élan Vital is the most experimental album from the Seattle band.
Pretty Girls Make Graves lost their original guitarist (Nathan Thelen) before recording Élan Vital and replaced him with a keyboardist (Leona Marrs) and the transition is evident: much more subdued songs and less guitar-driven mayhem.
The album opens with the surprising uninteresting "The Nocturnal House" (which was also the first single) and it might be the most straight down the barrel PGMG song on the album, with Andrea Zollo's vocals echoing through the wall-to-wall distortion and shouted chorus.
www.threeimaginarygirls.com /pgmg06jun.asp   (824 words)

 Antihero, Minus & Pretty Girls Make Graves
Since forming from the ashes of several key scene bands in Seattle just after the millennium's turn, Pretty Girls Make Graves have debunked many of the genres, scenes and styles that occasionally made the headlines in the meantime.
Fronted by the soul-and-midriff-baring 'Pistol' Pete Hurley this Stratford on Avon quartet have a sense of theatre that would make their hometown's most famous son proud.
Then they instantly make such pigeonholing superfulous by turning on the Rage Against The Machine-style fury immediately followed by some electronica on 'Don't Trust The DJ'.
www.xfm.co.uk /Article.asp?id=19855   (339 words)

 Pretty Girls Make Graves - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
The band serves up its mopey basslines and tweety vocals as though they were the first to think of them.
Such commitment to indie values feels earnest this late in the game--which is ironic, since they're voicing ennui.
The Seattle quintet's follow-up to the universally acclaimed The New Romance, and their first album since the addition of keyboardist Leona Marrs - is by far Pretty Girls Make Graves' most ambitious, multifarious and scorching to date.
music.download.com /prettygirlsmakegraves/3600-8592_32-100052408.html   (226 words)

 Pretty Girls Make Graves
Learn more about Pretty Girls Make Graves new album."If Pretty Girls Make Graves' third album, "Elan Vital," is any indication, the band's fourth album will be either an instant classic, or their worst and probably last album.
Read about the energetic performance of Pretty Girls Make Graves."There was no messing around for Pretty Girls, or any early-tour wrinkles to overcome.
From punk-rock to indie-rock Pretty Girls Make Graves does it all."The minute we got signed to Lookout!, we were pop-punk.
prettygirlsmakegraves.net   (211 words)

 Pretty Girls Make Graves
Fortunately for fans of their lush tangle of indie rock and something a little like hardcore pop, the split never occurred.
In fact, the band’s 2003 release on Matador Records, The New Romance, is simply that—a tribute to their rekindled love of making music together.
They’re selfish somehow, oblivious to audience, absorbed in the process and the craft—but in a way that makes you respect their indulgence.
www.sgmag.com /mindcandy/pgmg/index.html   (420 words)

 Rhapsody Music: Download, Listen, Play & Burn Pretty Girls Make Graves
Formed from the ashes of the Murder City Devils and a million other bands, PGMG take tuneful aggression to the next stage.
PGMG hints of an all-girls affair, but only singer Andrea Zollo and (newish) keyboardist Leona Marrs bring in the estrogen.
Click here to start listening to Pretty Girls Make Graves and thousands of other artists FREE for 14 days with Rhapsody.
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 Pretty Girls Make Graves >> Aversion.com
Interview - Pretty Girls Make Graves May 15, 2006
Live - Pretty Girls Make Graves May 02, 2006
Pretty Girls Return in Spring Dec 27, 2005
www.aversion.com /bands/prettygirlsmakegraves   (83 words)

 RTE.ie Entertainment - Pretty Girls Make Graves - The New Romance
Pretty Girls Make Graves - The New Romance
Chock full of paranoia and wiry guitars, Pretty Girls Make Graves have a sense of drama all their own and in Andrea Zollo a singer destined to break hearts or mess heads.
There are flashes of hardcore fury and edgy new wave but Zollo's performance puts the whole album out on its own.
www.rte.ie /arts/2003/0919/prettygirls.html   (191 words)

 Pretty Girls Make Graves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
Thanks for coming out to the shows and making this tour a good one..
And starting on Nov. 9th we will be supporting she wants revenge on their southern US tour..
Thank you everyone for making that another great tour..We were especially thrilled that we finally got to play in Ireland.
www.prettygirlsmakegraves.com   (353 words)

 Pretty Girls Make Graves - AOL Music
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Named for either the Smiths' song or a line from Kerouac's The Dharma Bums, Seattle, WA's Pretty Girls Make Graves began touring the country only months after the Murder City Devils, which Derek...
Pretty Girls are doing it — and doing it well — on their own terms.
Pretty Girls Make Graves follow new album with tour
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 Pretty Girls Make Graves Stickers : Bumper Sticker
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 Boing Boing: Make a video for "Pretty Girls Make Graves," win $1K
Matador Records and video-sharing/watching/hosting company YouTube just launched a “Make Our Video” contest for the band Pretty Girls Make Graves.
YouTube users, through this promotion, are offered the MP3 “Nocturnal House” from the band’s upcoming album ‘Elan Vital’ to create an original music video for the band Pretty Girls Make Graves.
The user will then have a chance to win $1,000 in cash and an all expenses paid trip to New York to hang with the band and to see Pretty Girls live in concert.
www.boingboing.net /2006/02/14/make_a_video_for_pre.html   (273 words)

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