#94: Skookum

If you haven’t heard about the band Skookum yet, we’re sorry for not doing our jobs properly.

In this episode, Phil Moore talks with the members of the all-blader band Skookum: Brian Shima, Sean Salazar, Brendan Tidd, and Pat Catilung. Follow them on Instagram @skookumtunes.

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