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  Above: Beat Happening "Crashing Through (Meyering Mix)" cover art by Heather Lewis After the first Beat Happening album was released in 1985, we had the idea of recording some of our newer songs (this is a band that had existed for only two years at that point). We gathered together all our ideas and headed to Yo-Yo Studio, which at the time was located in a converted chicken coop on the rural far Westside of Olympia. It doubled as the residence of Patrick Maley, Yo-Yo Studio proprietor. Patrick had us record some songs there in the chicken coop, and...

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