Marvel Years Shows Off His Electro-Soul On Forthcoming EP, ‘Bounce Back’ [Listen]

first_imgBurlington, VT electro-soul producer Marvel Years is dropping a hot new EP, Bounce Back, in a very non-traditional way. The 22-year old upstart is releasing one track a week until the entire EP is revealed, and keeping the suspense high and the anticipation intense with this approach. After joining the likes of Pretty Lights and GRiZ onstage in his early efforts, it was time for Marvel Years to break out on his own with an original voice. With Bounce Back he is moving in that direction, with a nod toward his influences as well.Beginning with wah-wah guitars and pounding drums in the Colorado style, Cory Wythe announces a funky breaks groove with “Go for Launch” that is sure to ignite dance floors. The build up is intense, its powerful and it serves to let the listener know that Marvel Years has arrived with maybe not a totally new, but definitely an improved style. The energy that this song will bring to a raging audience is undeniable.Wythe brings a glitch sound, that infuses his guitar prowess with elements of hip-hop, R&B, soul and electronic grooves. The mutiple identities and styles are evident on the second track he has released “Flowing for Eons”, where one can just imagine an emcee jumping on this beat with a proper flow. The electronic flourishes are there, this music definitely comes from the Pretty Lights family tree.Tune in to the two tracks below:With two songs now released to the public, the Bounce Back unveiling is fully underway. Rest assured, Marvel Years will be debuting more of his new mix during his slot at Fool’s Paradise this weekend. We can only imagine it will be more of the new school electro-soul that has put him on the map thus far. He may even have a few surprises in store for the fans as each week, a new song emerges.last_img read more

Google antes up $2.6M to settle pay, job discrimination case

first_imgSAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Google will pay $2.6 million to more than 5,500 employees and past job applicants. The payments are to resolve allegations that the internet giant discriminated against female engineers and Asians in California and Washington state. The settlement announced Monday closes a 4-year-old case that the Labor Department brought as part its reviews of the pay practices at federal government contractors such as Google. That inquiry resulted in accusations that Google had been paying its female engineers less than men in similar positions during a period spanning from 2014 to 2017.  Google isn’t admitting any wrongdoing, but the settlement still could blemished its once-cherished reputation as an employers that pampers its workers.last_img read more

Sumner County Court Docket: March 16, 2016 report

first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The following are a list of criminal court complaints recently filed by the Sumner County Attorney’s office.These are formal charges introduced into the Sumner County District Court system. The suspects listed in the complaint have not been tried by a judge or jury unless specified otherwise. All citizens are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.•••••State of Kansas v. Hans Stillabower — Case No: 16 CR 40.Date of birth: 1958. Address: Belle Plaine.Date of alleged crime: January 28, 2016Charges:Count 1 — Failure to wear seatbelt, traffic infraction.Count 2 — Driving under the influence, Class B misdemeanor. Count 3 — Transportation of open container, misdemeanor.Count 4 — Possession marijuana, Class A misdemeanor.Case description: Stillabower is accused of operating a vehicle with a alcohol concentration of .08 or more, an open container, and possessing a baggy of marijuana in his boot.—————State of Kansas v. William Carter — Case No: 16 CR 41.Date of birth: 1976. Address: Wellington.Date of alleged crime: Sept. 28, 2015.Charges:Count 1 — Battery, Class B misdemeanor. Count 2 — Disorderly Conduct, Class C misdemeanor. Count 3 — Assault, Class C misdemeanor. Count 4 — Criminal restraint, Class A misdemeanor. Count 5 — Criminal threat, Level 9 felony. Case description: Carter is accused of angrily grabbing and repeatedly punching another person. He also, allegedly, while being intoxicated used abusive language against his wife, before grabbing the man he had been punching and putting him in restraint where he couldn’t move. His son, allegedly, tried to use force to release his father from the stranglehold he had on the man. Allegedly, while the man was on the ground he said he couldn’t breathe. Carter allegedly responded, “I don’t care, I’m going to kill you.” —————State of Kansas v. Christopher Campbell — Case No: 16 CR 42.Date of birth: 1986. Address: Oxford.Date of alleged crime: Jan. 10, 2016.Charges:Count 1 — Theft, Class A misdemeanor. Count 2 — Identity theft, level 8 felony. Count 3 — Interference with law enforcement, level 8 felony. Case description: Campbell is accused of obtaining a blank check from an account of a customer at the Cornerbank in Oxford. He then allegedly purchased $91 in merchandise at the Winfield Wal-Mart using a blank check without the owner’s permission. When apprehended, he then allegedly told the police officer that he knew nothing about the check or two others that were taken from the person’s checkbook. —————State of Kansas v. Ryan Swift — Case No: 16 CR 43.Date of birth: 1984. Address: Wellington.Date of alleged crime: Feb. 8, 2016.Charges:Count 1 — Possession methamphetamine, level 5 drug felony.Count 2 — Possession drug paraphernalia, Class A misdemeanor. Case description: Swift is accused of having a baggy of methamphetamine in his pants pocket when he was arrested on an outstanding traffic warrant. —————State of Kansas v. Gregory Allen Lowe — Case No: 16 CR 44.Date of birth: 1975. Address: Wellington.Date of alleged crime: Jan. 23 – Feb. 9, 2016.Charges:Count 1 — Theft, level 9 felony. Count 2 — Interference with law enforcement, level 9 felony. Case description: Lowe is accused of taking a 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 truck from First Grade Excavating, Inc. in Sedgwick County and driving it to Sumner County. The truck was allegedly parked at 420 N. Jefferson in Wellington when it was discovered and he was apprehended. He then is accused of telling a law enforcement that he had borrowed the truck which was leaking oil even though for two weeks and it had been entered in the NCIC as a stolen vehicle. The owner also allegedly denied ever loaning the vehicle to Lowe.—————State of Kansas v. Linda Joyce Walborn — Case No: 16 CR 45.Date of birth: N/A Address: Fair Oaks, Calif.Date of alleged crime: Feb. 4, 2016.Charges:Count 1 — Fleeing or attempting to elude police, level 9 felonyCount 2 — Speeding, traffic infraction.Count 3 — Speeding, traffic infraction.Count 4 — Reckless driving, unclassified misdemeanor. Count 5 — Fail to maintain one lane, traffic infraction. Count 6 — Failure to report an accident, unclassified misdemeanor. Case description: Walborn is accused of refusing to stop a vehicle while fleeing from police and during the course of that police pursuit did one or more of the following: A) Failed to stop for a police road block; B) drove around tire deflating devices placed around by a police officer; C) engaged in reckless driving; D) and was involved in motor vehicle accident or intentionally causing damage to property. She is also accused of being on U.S. 177 at a speed of 95 miles per hour in a 65 mph zone; going through South Haven at 70 miles per hour in a 25 mph zone; driving in a willful or wanton disregard for the safety of people,  using two lanes when it is practicable to keep vehicle within one lane, and not notifying law enforcement about an accident by the quickest means of communication to the local police.—————State of Kansas v. Lori Leanne Hays — Case No: 16 CR 46.Date of birth: 1975. Address: Kansas City, Mo. Date of alleged crime: Jan. 27, 2016. Charges:Count 1 — Driving under the influence, third offense. Count 2 — Fail to maintain one lane, traffic infraction. Count 3 — Transportation of open container, unclassified misdemeanor. Case description: Hays is accused of operating a vehicle with a blood concentration of .08 or more, after being stopped for failing to maintain one lane. She also allegedly had an open container in vehicle. —————State of Kansas v. Wesley Ray Burns — Case No: 16 CR 47.Date of birth: 1989. Address: Wichita.Date of alleged crime: Feb. 6, 2016. Charges:Count 1 — Theft, level 9 felony. Case description: Burns is accused of taking a $1,086 slot machine cash voucher at the Kansas Star Casino that was for someone else. He allegedly gave the voucher to his roommate Matthew Albrecht, who cashed it out without trying to return the voucher to the rightful owner.—————State of Kansas v. Wesley Ray Burns — Case No: 16 CR 48.Date of birth: 1989. Address: Wichita.Date of alleged crime: Feb. 6, 2016. Charges:Count 1 — Theft, level 9 felony. Count 2 — Possession methamphetamine, level 5 drug felony. Count 3 — Possession drug paraphernalia, Class A misdemeanor.Case description: Burns is accused of taking a $1,086 slot machine cash voucher at the Kansas Star Casino that was for someone else. He allegedly gave the voucher to his roommate Albrecht, who cashed it out without trying to return the voucher to the rightful owner.  Albrecht is also accused of having a baggy of methamphetamine in his pants pocket.—————State of Kansas v. Michael Lee Sims— Case No: 16 CR 49.Date of birth: 1952. Address: Wellington.Date of alleged crime: Feb. 19, 2016. Charges:Count 1 — Discharge of firearm in city limits, Class B misdemeanor. Count 2 — Interference with law enforcement, Class A misdemeanor. Case description: Sims is accused of opening his back door at 907 North C. Street in Wellington and pointed a handgun toward a shed in the backyard and shooting it. He then allegedly told the officer he only had a B.B. gun, denied having shot a gun and thought he heard a noise which he thought might have been fireworks being set off. The handgun was later allegedly found in a pillow case in his bedroom during the execution of a search warrant. —————State of Kansas v. Ronnie Lee Richard, Jr. — Case No: 16 CR 50.Date of birth: 1982. Address: Wichita.Date of alleged crime: Feb. 9, 2016. Charges:Count 1 — Possession marijuana, Class A misdemeanor. Count 2 — Possession cocaine, level 5 drug felony. Count 3 — Forgery, level 8 felony. Case description: Richard, Jr. is accused of having two baggies of marijuana and a plastic bag of cocaine in his pants pocket. He also allegedly had three counterfeit $20 bills with the same serial number while at the Kansas Star Casino. —————State of Kansas v. Jerrod Bakken — Case No: 16 CR 51.Date of birth: 1983. Address: El Dorado.Date of alleged crime: Feb. 19, 2016. Charges:Count 1 — Possession methamphetamine, level 5 drug felony.Count 2 — Possession drug paraphernalia, class A misdemeanor. Count 3 — Identity theft, level 8 felony. Count 4 — Possession of fraudulently altered identification card, Class B misdemeanor. Case description: Bakken is accused of having a ziplock bag of meth stored in his girlfriend’s purse which she claimed was his methamphetamine. He is also accused of having a meth pipe and an altered driver’s license. He is also accused of using his own driver’s license and the altered driver’s license to return stolen property to Wal-Mart, which has a policy of only three returns over a certain length of time. He allegedly used the altered driver’s license so he could return items twice as often. —————State of Kansas v. Brianna Holt — Case No: 16 CR 52.Date of birth: 1987. Address: Wichita.Date of alleged crime: Feb. 9, 2016. Charges:Count 1 — Possession marijuana, Class A misdemeanor. Count 2 — Possession drug paraphernalia, Class A misdemeanor. Case description: Holt is accused of having a small amount of marijuana and a folded up piece of paper in her purse when she was booked into Sumner County jail. —————State of Kansas v. Ashton Cook — Case No: 16 CR 53.Date of birth: 1991. Address: Wichita.Date of alleged crime: Feb. 19, 2016. Charges:Count 1 — Possession methamphetamine, level 5 drug felony. Count 2 — Possession drug paraphernalia, Class A misdemeanor. Case description: Cook is accused of having a ziplock bag of meth in her wallet after an officer asked to look inside for her identification card. She also allegedly had a glass pipe containing white residue in the center console of her vehicle and a loaded syringe in her purse. Cook pled guilty to drug paraphernalia and was sentenced to six months in county jail and $250 in cash.—————State of Kansas v. Jessica Reynolds — Case No: 16 CR 54.Date of birth: 1992. Address: Mulvane.Date of alleged crime: Feb. 7, 2016. Charges:Count 1 — Possession drug paraphernalia, Class A misdemeanor. Count 2 — Possession marijuana, Class A misdemeanor. Count 3 — Possession methamphetamine, level 5 drug felony. Case description: Reynolds is accused of possessing marijuana and methamphetamine and a glass smoking pipe lying on the floorboard of her car and another pipe in her purse in her vehicle which was parked at the Mulvane Co-op. —————State of Kansas v. Elizabeth Blessing — Case No: 16 CR 55.Date of birth: 1986. Address: Wellington.Date of alleged crime: August 19, 2015. Charges:Count 1 — Forgery, Level 8 felony. Count 2 — Unlawfully obtaining a prescription only drug, Class A misdemeanor. Count 3 — Forgery, level 8 felony. Count 4 — Unlawful possession of prescription only drug, Class A misdemeanor. Case description: Blessing is accused go using a forged prescription to illegally obtain Percocet. Then on Nov. 30, 2015, she allegedly obtained Oxycodone from the Wellington Dillons Pharmacy using a forged prescription.last_img read more