Entertainment/Culture

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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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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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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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 6 Record Store Ambassadors We Love

Record Store Day is celebrating 10 years in 2017, and all along the way there have been ambassadors championing global support of independent record stores. Every year, a band or artist has stepped up and stressed the importance of RSD and the culture these local businesses have created. With the...
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Crazy Internet Video: Horse vs. Gator

Heads up. This might be a little disturbing to some. Looks like everyone walked away from it though. This majestic AF horse shows an alligator who's NEIGH-borhood he's in. I'll show myself out. Video of Horse attacks alligator! Payne's prairie 4/12/17
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 8 EXCLUSIVE Record Store Day Releases You'll Dig

Allof us at KISW are STOKED for next Saturday and the superb tradition of supporting independent record stores. On Record Store Day, you'll find all sorts of great deals on records, merch and memorabilia! But you'll also find exclusive releases to commemorate this holiday. Here are 8 exclusive...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 9 Local Record Stores To Hit Next Saturday

Record Store Day is April 22nd, and it’s a day for music fans to come together and celebrate our favorite places to explore and immerse ourselves in music. Independent record stores have some incredible things to offer us throughout the year, but extra special releases, performances and experiences...
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Rock Blog: Remembering J. Geils

John Warren Geils, Jr. passed away today at the age of 71. You know him as the founder of The J. Geils Band, and the man behind some of our favorite songs of all time. Songs that made you sing at the top of your lungs during your commute, tap your toes while bellied up to the bar, and maybe even...
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