Entertainment/Culture

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Orcas Island's Magical Forest House

The San Juan Islands provide a magical getaway right in our own backyard, but Orcas Island's Forest House may very well be the most enchanting home in the county. Think Swiss Family Robinson meets The Hobbit, and that's exactly where this fairytale property will transport you. Offering views of the...
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Rock Blog: Mash Ups

The world of mash-ups is a dark strange one. It's like an audio representation of breeding dogs with cats. Or what happened to Jeff Goldblum in The Fly. Somehow these oil and water compilations work from time to time. We dug into 10 of them Tuesday on Sit and Spin. - RC Video of DJ Cummerbund -...
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Rock Blog: Dave Grohl Listens Back To Early Foo Fighters on KISW

On outtake from Sonic Highways is pretty special to the KISW family. This clip shows Dave Grohl and Barrett Jones listening to a segment on KISW called "New Music Show" with Damon Stewart in 1994. Remember that show?? At the time, Dave had just recorded a new demo. The song was nameless at that...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Bow Wow Film Festival

Dinner and a movie will take on a WHOLE new meaning this Wednesday night as the Bow Wow Film Festival comes to Seattle! The Triple Door will open its doors to dog lovers, presenting a collection of short films celebrating our love for man's best friend! The entire family will love this event,...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Come Say 'Thank You' To Mark Harris!

Tomorrow night, there's a bevy of INCREDIBLE Loud & Local bands coming together for one epic night of ROCK at the Showbox at the Market. Windowpane, Van Eps, Kiss The Gunner's Daughter, Wyatt Olney & The Wreckage and Mach Society are teaming up and melting every face in the vicinity! But...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 4 Canned IPAs for Summer Sipping

Although I prefer my IPAs poured straight from the source, bellied up to the bar of my go-to breweries, I am completely ecstatic to see some of my favorite breweries canning their IPAs! For summertime, this is the way to go, because I spend so much time barefoot at the beach, and glass bottles...
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She's Baaaaaack!

The lovely lady of the lake returns to Seafair 2017! As a true PNWer, I remember getting SO excited about sitting in sun for the Greenwood Seafair Parade, watching the hydros race, and listening for the Blue Angels. This is Seattle's favorite summertime festival, and KISW was pretty damn proud to...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3-Day Festival For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Like many of you, I feel most comfortable when I'm enveloped the outdoors in some capacity. Whether I'm at the beach with my labs, hiking the trails, snow skiing, camping in the mountains or just working in the yard or the garden, I feel so connected to my surroundings when I'm outside! If that...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Tour Lake Chelan In Style

Lake Chelan is an incredibly beautiful place to visit this time of year, and I just spent Memorial Day Weekend there with my sister's bachelorette party. We had a solid group of 10 amazing ladies, and wanted to make sure we safely wine tasted through the area, so we hired the absolute coolest...
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Rock Blog: Gregg Allman – Goodnight Midnight Rider

Gregg Allman was born to sing the blues. That's an easy thing to say, and really cliche, but in this case, so very true. Gregg Allman was gifted from the start with a tremendous voice that he honed on a little known singer named Little Milton. David Bromberg wrote a song titled “You’ve Got to...
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