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Watch a halo go up around the Space Needle during the renovations

The Space Needle is going through a pretty big overhaul, a 'Spacelift,' if you will (save your groans for their marketing team, that's what they're calling it ), and the renovation requires a pretty big floating platform to be raised to the Space Needle observatory platform. The process of raising...
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Essential Songs From The National

The National are one of my favorite bands EVER, and to celebreate their new album Sleep Well Beast becoming available today, here are 10 essential songs to hopefully get you in to the band. Honestly, I could've made it 30 songs easy....but I don't want to look like too much of a Stan. Video of The...
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Brace yourselves for the Mermaid Frappuccino

The Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks was short-lived, but it didn't take long for the monstrosity to go viral and change the course of humanity forever. Demand for the drink thinned out the already-endangered unicorn herds and now Starbucks has set its sights on a new mythical species - the...
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WATCH: Judah And The Lion play exclusive show on Capitol Hill

Supported by Elysian Brewing Company : It's not often that you get a mandolin solo or a rap verse in an EndSession . It's even rarer that you get both in a single song, but that's exactly what happened when Judah & The Lion stopped by Elysian Brewing on Capitol Hill for an exclusive EndSession...
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The best alternative songs to add to your workout playlist

Instead of listening to some sweaty dude try to pick up chicks at the gym (which is totally not cool, guys) or dogs barking at you while you're on your morning run, pop on the headphones for a playlist made specifically for your fitness time. We curated a playlist meant to get you pumped up at the...
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10 Christmas songs that don't suck

I will be the first person to tell you that if Christmas music must be played at all, it should only be played the week before Christmas. That being said, there is some Christmas and holiday music that isn't terrible. Here are my top 10 picks for actually decent holiday listening: 10. Death Cab For...
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Paying respects to Nirvana with a trip to Aberdeen

​The 25th anniversary for Nevermind is this Saturday. Feel old yet? Crazy to think we've been rocking out to "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Lithium" for that long. Nevermind saved me in a lot of ways. Who needed therapy when you had a masterpiece like that on loop in your CD walkman? I didn't even...
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The #End25 One Hit Wonder Playlist

25 years ago , 107.7 The End hit the airwaves with “ It’s the End of the World” by R.E.M., and Alternative Radio was born. Since that fateful day, The End has broke and featured some of the greatest bands of all time like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and the Arctic Monkeys, whose music would define their...
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SUBTRONIC END PLAYLIST: July 9th, 2016

Sometimes you get a fun, somewhat silly track that everybody loves or hates. Think Taco in the 80s (ask your parents or Google). That’s how I feel about Jpatterson’s ‘Elevator’ and I’m delighted that everybody is loving it. I’ll keep playing it. I’ve been having fun with the slower tempos the last...
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Are You Old?

Now that I'm 36 years old, strange things are happening. I'm no longer certain I'll ever grow up from buffoon radio person fond of dinosaurs and robots into the mature family man types that are my brothers. Almost all sports stars - 'cept for the ancient Peyton Manning - are younger than me. It...
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