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Divers New Album Excitement!

There is a new rock’n’roll sound from Philadelphia that is raking America over the coals. Divers are stompin’ at the Go-Go and everyone is rump shakin’ in time to their primitive beat. Divers are fronted by Ms. Emily Ana Zeitlyn, who participated in the Black Mountain Music Project, toured with the Microphones, Mirah, Calvin Johnson […]

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Pink Elephant’s Gravecast 020

  The Pink Elephant’s Gravecast is also available from Stitcher and iTunes. The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard takes a moment to speak with Screaming Females, a band from New Brunswick, New Jersey (featuring Marissa Paternoster on guitar and vocals, Jarrett Dougherty on drums, and King Mike on electric bass guitar) who were in Olympia, Washington to play a house […]

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All Your Friend’s Friends: AKA Kitchen Freestyle

Freestylin’ in the kitchen beneath the Dub Narcotic Studio at the K office in Olympia, Washington, AKA representing the new NW hip hop compilation All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255]. Attend one of the All Your Friend’s Friends album release parties in November: Nov. 8   Portland, OR   Dante’s Nov. 13   Seattle, WA   Rendezvous Nov. 15   Olympia, […]

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The Shivas New Album Streams at KEXP!

The latest album by the Shivas is You Know What to Do [KLP252], on the streets October 28. You can hear it now in its entirety streaming at the KEXP website. You Know What to Do [KLP252] was recorded at Dub Narcotic Studio with Calvin Johnson. It is available now from the K Mail Order […]

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Buzz One Four!

Our pal Matt McCormick is a film maker and tireless booster for underground film in Portland, Oregon. Through his Rodeo Film Company he has created such endearing documentaries as The Great Northwest, The Subconscious Art of Graffiti Removal and American Nutria (with narration by our own Calvin Johnson). His latest project is Buzz One Four, […]

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Pink Elephant’s Gravecast 019

The Pink Elephant’s Gravecast is also available from Stitcher and iTunes. This episode of the Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is an exploration of music discovered on a recent West Coast tour by the Hive Dwellers  (of which Calvin Johnson is a member, along with Ben Kapp and Gabriel Will). We follow the Hive Dwellers from Washington […]

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Mecca Normal on Democracy Now!

Recently the public radio series Democracy Now! ran an episode on Malachi Ritscher and his act of self-immolation, an anti-war statement of protest which inspired the Mecca Normal song “Malachi”. Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman conducted an in depth interview with Mecca Normal‘s Jean Smith and David Lester about Malachi Ritscher and about their work as […]

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Ruby Fray U.S. Tour: Now!

Tonight is the beginning of the Ruby Fray U.S. Tour in celebration of their new Grackle [KLP251] album, which K unleashed upon the world two weeks back. The tour starts in New Orleans, LA at Dragon’s Den and on through the south: Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina. Ruby Fray continue up the East Coast and then […]

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Quintron: Weather for the Blind!

Everyone talks about the weather, but no one ever does anything about it – until now! Our favorite Drum-Buddy Maestro, Swamp-Tech enthusiast, mutated party activist, Ninth Ward drum corps. troop leader and New Orleans Katrina Relief volunteer Quintron has established a new service that offers a unique audio experience based on the ever-changing weather, Weather […]

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Arrington de Dionyso, Elliott Sharp, Greg Saunier at Silent Barn

On a sojourn to New York City in September, 2014 to make exhibition arrangements for his visual art Arrington de Dionyso found time for a few spontaneous get down sessions with the local weird-outs. Here is an improv performance with Arrington throat singing and playing bass clarinet accompanied by Elliott Sharp on guitar and Greg […]


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