Related Information for Squids Squids met and started to play together in Boston in 2003. Kristin came from the motor city where she played bass in Red or Dead and Surrounded by Snakes. She brought to Boston the sounds of in-between places, visions of flying creatures, a voice that calls out in laughter or indignation, and strings that ring and pulse. Helen came from overseas with stops on the west coast, in her bag she brought recordings of her bands Petty Crime and Modessa. In Squids she sings of hot apartment.. read more