Nashville-based indie rockers Paper Route did not disappoint fans with their third studio album The Peace of Wild Things,released more than three years after their debut record Absence. While Absence, with its catchy hooks and anthem-worthy tracks, was one of my favorite discoveries of 2009, this record definitely has a more serious side to it than its predecessor. It’s clear that Paper Route really fine-tuned its songwriting between records, and didn’t rush to release Wild Things before it was ready. On this record, the band also focused more on showcasing lead singer J.T. Daly’s vocals, whereas with some tracks on Absence it felt like his voice was buried under heavy instrumentals.
SpokaneHistorical.org. The interactive website features a map of the city with markers above locations that have a significant or interesting past. Click on one of the many icons and the site pulls up a researched, written history of the location with photos and/or video. The site and its corresponding apps for Android and IOS are ongoing projects of the students and faculty at EWU’s history department.