The Hot List

March 23, 2010

Max Smith-Holmes

-Web site: Google Wave

Google Wave, the next generation of e-mail, combines real-time chat and document sharing into a single experience. Wave was kept incredibly exclusive by Google, with membership limited to 100,000 until November 2009, when a preview became available to the public through an application process. Get your invitation at https://services.google.com/fb/ forms/wavesignup. Read more

Great Waves look to crash music scene

January 12, 2010

The Great Waves are (from left) Will Holmes, Ryan Sprute, Ashley Bullock and Paul Beeman. Contributed

The Great Waves are (from left) Will Holmes, Ryan Sprute, Ashley Bullock and Paul Beeman. Contributed

Skyline grads take year off from college to record first EP, ‘Blue Blood’

Until her junior year in high school, Ashley Bullock, a 2007 Skyline High School graduate, wasn’t really into music.

She was a bit shy and was more interested in having intellectual conversations and debates with friends, said her father Ed Bullock.

But when she sang for her boyfriend Paul Beeman and his band, The Matirns, during a tryout in their practice garage, they made her their lead singer.

Now called the Great Waves, the Sammamish-based band released its first EP “Blue Blood” on Dec. 2.

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