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Studio Tech’s Corner: Paintjob Part 1

After 3 years of labor, things are pretty much working in the studio, so I’m starting to have time to build new equipment. Surprisingly what’s hard about building gear has nothing to do with electronics, and everything to do with stuffing all that shit in a box. Getting the knobs facing the right way. Fucking […]


K Pocket Tee!

Someone recently wrote us an email requesting our logo on a shirt, and added that a pocket tee might be a nice touch — Calvin agreed! So here it is, to feed your fashion fancy: the K Pocket Tee! Chic, fashion-forward, and practical, the K Pocket Tee is available in a while array of sizes […]


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We’ve been acquiring new artifacts to store in the K place of choice, the Pink Elephant’s Graveyard. Phonograph records are stored elsewhere (the DJ Booth) – releases of today and newly uncovered documents of our collective recorded history. On this episode of the Pink Elephant’s Graveyard hosts Calvin Johnson (Selector Dub Narcotic) and Ian Vanek […]

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Skrill Meadow Private Memories Infomercial

The Skrill Meadow album Private Memories explained in full by this “infomercial”. Skrill Meadow is the brainchild of Mark Morrison (seen in the above “infomercial”), also an integral member of LAKE whose album The World Is Real [KLP246] was recently released by K. Skrill Meadow‘s Private Memories album is available from the K Mail Order […]

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Pink Elephant’s Gravecast 012

The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard cannot be denied. Located in the far reaches of that nebulous body known as the interweb, K has been stashing valuable artifacts there for your retrieval. What is K? A fair question to which we can only point upward, to the upper  echelons of the etherworld where relevant K artifacts are […]

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Girl Trouble Strictly Sacred All Week!

Strictly Sacred can not be stopped! After two sold-out June screenings of the infamous Girl Trouble tell-all the Grand Cinema (Tacoma, Washington) has booked the feature-length documentary film for an entire week, September 12-18. Directed by Isaac Olsen, Strictly Sacred tells the story of Girl Trouble, a punk/garage/rock’n’roll combo from Tacoma, Washington who started playing […]


Debut Track! + Process: Fall of Electricty on the Grunge Era

In April, Fall of Electricity were in the studio with Ephriam Nagler to record their 2nd album. The album was released to the public today! Go get a copy right now ! We’re super excited to debut  you’ll literally cry when you click this riff here on the studio blog. This track takes you places. […]

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Our Friends & Neighbors: Stickers from Seattle!

At long last, the behemoth debut LP from Stickers, Swollen, is officially out in the world (and in the K Mail Order Department!). It is big and beautiful and weird and heavy; an emblem of empathy punk from the slapping, unsettling rhythm of “Jump Rope” to the comparatively hazy swoon of “BJ”. If ever you […]

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The Hive Dwellers in Los Angeles!

The Hive Dwellers will be touring south to Calif this week including four shows in the Los Angeles area. Naturally, they will be performing selections from their new album Moanin’ [KLP249], available now from the K Mail Order Dept. Besides the fabulous Burger Records-sponsored soiree at the Smell September 13 (displayed above), you can see […]

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Session Notes: The Pinheads

The Pinheads tore in from Pittsburgh ready to rock’n’roll.  They were well rehearsed, had set realistic goals, and (mostly) sober. If you are paying for studio time BE THESE THINGS. You’re gonna get a lot more done. I took our new Chameleon Labs TS1 MKIIs out for a spin on the drums, using the large […]

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