Hey Marseilles – Elegy EP

It’s about time we heard something from Hey Marseilles, the Seattle chamber pop septet whose debut first dropped in December of 2008.  The band’s earnest orchestrations quickly became the toast of indie music’s glitterati, earning them coveted spots at CMJ, Bumbershoot, NPR, and even Starbucks.  To some, Hey Marseilles was merely a Decemberists … [Read more...]

Hey Marseilles – To Travels and Trunks

For a few years at the end of the 80’s and beginning of the 90’s, Seattle was the epicenter of a musical shakeup so remarkable that it eventually got tagged as the “Seattle Sound.”  Though it began as an unassuming indie movement, grunge eventually grew into a commercial giant (i.e. Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains), thereby making … [Read more...]