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Elle King smashes the notion of "sophomore slump" and is full of an energy that just suggests she's ready to crush AGAIN with her new music. She dances with the notion of being a role model, dishes on that last sweet job she had before going full time musician, and becomes that midwest kid again...
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Elle King on Sophomore Slump, Being a Role Model, and Her Sweet Final Job Before Going Full-Time Musician

Congratulations to Elle King whose rocket rise to fame fell squarely on her songwriting and one massive summer hit, "Ex's & Oh's". The song broke out and made huge results for a female fronted rock n roll band - a wonderful common theme for the last several years at alternative music ie Bishop...
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Next Time You're At MoPop, Check Out The Chris Cornell Statue

With the unseasonably beautiful weather, we took a trip over to the Museum of Pop Culture - MoPop - to check out the recently unveiled statue of Chris Cornell. Statues always put me off initially because they never get the face right - eyes are usually impossible. One glance at this piece of poured...
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The Maple Leaves Are Changing At The Seattle Japanese Garden

The Japanese Garden at the Lake Washington Arboretum is a wonderfully tucked away bit of foreign culture right in the middle of Seattle and it is excellent. A dry October afternoon spent walking the loose gravel path in the relative peace and quiet can be the perfect taste of tranquility. It is the...
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