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Two Fascinating Books + New Music

Two authors, each with a fascinating book, plus new music from London in this edition of Life Elsewhere. To begin, take a look at your body. Scrutinize your body, look at how it’s put together, move your arms, bend your legs, wiggle your fingers, move whatever you like. You’ll have to agree, it really is amazing how we take for

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A Conversation With Calvin Johnson

Although it is the capital of Washington state, Olympia is unassuming, some may say, modest little town, located 60 miles southwest of Seattle. Its history is dotted with indigenous people’s succumbing to speculative land-grabbers, and the usual ups and downs of progress. Olympia stands apart from other comparable towns with an illustrious lean towards all things cultural. In the Wikipedia

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Remembering Pete Shelley

In 1975 Pete Shelley (real name Peter Campbell McNeish) and Howard Devoto (real name Howard Trafford) decide to start a band and chance upon a headline: “It’s The Buzz, Cock!” And, Buzzcocks were born. In 1977 Buzzcocks released their first EP, Spiral Scratch, on their independent label, New Hormones. When Devoto left the band in February 1977, Shelley took over as the lead vocalist

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