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Shpongle

I’ve recently become addicted to a psy-trance band called Shpongle. According to the Urban Dictionary, Shpongle means: To be kippered, mashed, smashed, destroyed; COMPLETELY GESCHTONKENFLAPPED. My musical path has been varied, to say the least. Growing up in an Oak Park home full of classical music from WFMT, jazz from my father’s collection, and folk, […]

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Catching Change

Originally published September, 2018 The local radio station in Seattle is playing in rotation a song called “Gold Rush”. While the band, Death Cab for Cutie, explains it’s about a romantic break-up, it’s clearly a eulogy for what is being lost in the current development tsunami sweeping over Seattle, and many other cities. digging for

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