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Sub Pop U.S.A. in Ellensburg, Moscow!

The Sub Pop U.S.A. road show is heading east! Bruce Pavitt recently bundled his Subterranean Pop fanzines from 1980-’83 with his Sub Pop U.S.A. columns for Seattle’s The Rocket magazine and published them in book form as Sub Pop U.S.A. the Subterranean Pop music Anthology 1980-1988 (Bazillion Points). it’s a lively read through the musical […]

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The Sonics Boom (K folk lend a hand)!

To you, it was just another Record Store Day. To us, it was a magical dream come true! Last Saturday Easy Street Records hosted a ver special Record Store Day event at their West Seattle store to celebrate the release of the Sonics new album This Is the Sonics. The Sonics are Tacoma, Washington true […]

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Gyasi Ross feat. Sacred Water “Marlon Brando”

Stunning words and imagery concerning native fishing rights in the Pacific Northwest and the on-going, never-ending battle to preserve those fish and those rights. “Marlon Brando” is the first video from Isskootsik (Before Here Was Here) [KLP257] by Gyasi Ross and features¬†traditional Native American music by Sacred Water. The Gyasi Ross album Isskootsik (Before Here […]

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Thee XNTRX “Dancefloor on the Warpath”

Techno-clash of the masses, a badge of honor.¬† The end of all time, take two. You dig? K Song of the Day: “Dancefloor on the Warpath” from the NW hip hop compilation album All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255], produced by thee XNTRX. The NW hip hop compilation album All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255] is available […]

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Dystopian Violet “Wednesday Knows”

The irrepressible Jeremy Jay is at it again with a new combo of moderns who know no bounds when it comes to the gently moody modish rock and sway. The imagery accompanying “Wednesday Knows” is from the animated short Ships Passing in the Night (Mystery Films London) directed by Oliver Twisted. The most recent Jeremy […]


Shivas “Do the Crocodile”

Wicked cool instrumental radiation emanating from Shivas central.   K Song of the Day: Shivas “Do the Crocodile” from their album You Know What to Do [KLP252]. The Shivas album You Know What to Do [KLP252] is available now from the K Mail Order Dept.  

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Adrian Teacher & the Subs, “When Did I Get Older”

Adrian Teacher (most well known as the voice behind Apollo Ghosts and Cool TV) visited the Dub Narcotic Studio and recorded a five song EP, Sorta Hafta, with Calvin Johnson at the dials. The above video accompanies one of of the songs from Sorta Hafta, “When Did I Get Older”. Dang thas some catchy stuffs! […]

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Pine Hill Haints “What Am I Gonna Do but Wait Right Here”

Another Saturday night strumming on something cold and black. Bringing new light to an old conundrum, Pine Hill Haints-style.   K Song of the Day: Pine Hill Haints “What Am I Gonna Do but Wait Right Here” from their The Magik Sounds of Pine Hill Haints [KLP254] album. The Pine Hill Haints album The Magik […]

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Yonatan Gat at Dub Narcotic Studio!

Stradling March and April Yonatan Gat spend several days at Dub Narcotic Studio recording with Calvin Johnson, in between playing shows in Olympia, Seattle and Portland. Crazy times back and forth instrumental, Hebrew text multiplied by improvisational bursts of enrapture. Goo Goo Muck times 10! Calvin Johnson plays melodica and then shouts the blues. Will […]

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George Romansic at the Drums!

In 1980 Seattle took four giant steps toward a cultural revolution; the reverberation from those stomps are still being felt. The Beakers (in above photog: Franke Sundsten, Mark Smith, George Romansic, Jim Anderson) lived their brief frantic life that year, one of the many underground Seattle combos in which George Romansic was behind the drums. […]

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