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Chris Stearns for Thurston County PUD No. 3!

The Thurston County Public Utility District currently owns and operates 158 water systems, approximately 3,500 connections, and manages over 800 connections for water systems owned by towns, private companies and homeowner associations. In a county of 262,388 people, 4300 water connections is providing service to a small percentage of our population. However, the importance of […]

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The Pink Elephant’s Gravecast is also available from Stitcher and iTunes. Pink Elephant’s Graveyard host Calvin Johnson (the Hive Dwellers) examines the new Shivas album You Know What to Do [KLP252] and NW hip hop compilation All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255]. Our Single of the Week is No Babies Yo No Soy Como Tu EP […]

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Ruby Fray on WVAU!

This month Ruby Fray are touring across the United States of A. in celebration of their new K album Grackle [KLP251]. Last week they stopped off at the studios of WVAU in Washington, D.C. to be interviewed and play a few songs live on the air. Their host, Chloe, took the following photog and posted […]

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All Your Friend’s Friends “Jump Kick the Legs”

The first video from the NW hip hop compilation All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255] produced by SMOKE M2D6. “Jump Kick The Legs” features the lyrical stylings of (in order of appearance) Xperience, Zikki, Jesus Chris, Candidt, Nicatine, Hashtronaut, Swamptiger, Miz, Ang P, Heretic The Heathen, Shellz Sck and Luvva J! All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255] […]


Gearlust: TS-1 MK2 [x2]

For a while we’ve been wanting a new pair of small diaphragm condenser mics. Our vintage Altecs and Neumanns aren’t exactly closely matched pairs. The AKG 414s are solid, but just not super exciting to use (also some flailing drummers smacked them and I need to swap the guts into new chassis). We had a […]

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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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  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, […]


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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