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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 2 Movies To Watch Before Record Store Day

There are a TON of movies out there that feature record stores, vinyl, bands, radio stations and the overall magic of music, but two movies really stand out to me as inpiration leading up to Saturday's 10th Annual Record Store Day ! You have two days till #RSD17, so see if you can bang out one...
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BJ & MIGS TOP STORIES 04/20/17

Q13 Tree-cutting West Seattle homeowners fined $440,000; city warns it could have been even more​ Magnitude 3.1 quake strikes offshore between Port Townsend, Whidbey Island KING 5 Customers frustrated after Positive Changes temporarily closes S'Klallam artist working on new comic series that's all...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3 Spots For Turntable TLC Before Record Store Day

If you have an old turntable in storage collecting dust, it's time to bust it out and fix 'er up, because Saturday is Record Store Day ! I did the same thing about two years ago, and I'm inanely happy about the decision. I'm now a complete vinyl nerd, spending hours each week listening to, shopping...
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Rock Blog: Tye Trujillo Plays His First Gigs With Korn

Korn welcomed 12-year-old Tye Trujillo on stage with them on Monday night, his first gig as their fill-in bassist. The son of Robert Trujillo of Metallica is filling in for Fieldy, who's not joining the band on their South American tour dates due to "unforeseen circumstances". Monday's show in...
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BJ & MIGS TOP STORIES 04/19/17

Q13 Renton man arrested for his 11th DUI, State Patrol says Seattle beaches are off-limits to dogs KING 5 Seahawk Jermaine Kearse tackles poor school attendance Arlington and Darrington finalists in America's Best Communities contest KOMO 4 March Madness could push KeyArena renovation to 2019...
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Rock Blog: MxPx Turns 25

When I first came to Seattle, I was stoked because of the local scene. There are so many amazing bands that started up here in the PNW, and it being able to work for such a legendary station like KISW who loves local music was like a dream come true. One band in particular that has influenced me...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 4 Posts That Have Us Squirming With Excitement for #RSD17

As we creep closer to Record Store Day this Saturday, local independent record stores across the greater Puget Sound Region are teasing the goods, and the excitement continues to builds! Here are 4 times we got REALLY pumped this week thanks to social media and #RSD17. So many deals at Porchlight...
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BJ & MIGS TOP STORIES 04/18/17

Q13 Travel guru Rick Steves gives away $4 million apartment complex Boeing to issue layoff notices to hundreds of employees KING 5 Seattle Budget Director: Both KeyArena bids seek public funds Major I-5 Kent-to-Seattle rehab project begins Monday​ KOMO 4 Accused Burlington mall shooter found dead...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 5 Times Record Store Day + Beer = AWESOME

Record Store Day is THIS SATURDAY! It's nice to see SO many people and organizations behind the tradition of backing our independent record stores for all they do in our communities. One industry that's definitely on board is the craft beer folk. Here are 5 times the world of craft beer supported...
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Rock Blog: J. Geils threw Nothing but a House Party!

Last year, after Prince died I binged on his music for a week. Last year when Bowie died I started a binge that I haven't quite kicked. We do that when we lose the musicians we loved in our youth. It gives us a perspective of time, because in most cases its “Holy crap. He was that old?”. In the...
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