In June, Stephen Steinbrink entered the studio for his first Dub Narcotic project, mixing the forthcoming album of Baltimore’s own Soft Cat. As always it was a pleasure to have a new engineer in the studio, trying out new tricks and swapping trade secrets. Now that Stephen has entered the esteemed ranks of Dub Narcotic […]
The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is where we store all the cultural artifacts which are uniquely K. Host Calvin Johnson (The Hive Dwellers) interviews Alan Larsen, who has released music on K as Some Velvet Sidewalk, Sandy Dirt, Telepathic Youth (and as Al Larsen!), talking about his current work, his time in Olympia + life in […]
Ruby Fray‘s second album, Grackle [LP251] is due out September 30th, but you can pre-order this release right now from the K Mail Order Department and receive your CD or LP a whole month early! And if you’re one of the lucky first thirty people to do so, you’ll even get a complimentary bar of […]
The Pink Elephant’s Gravecast has been rockin’ for a couple of weeks now, with Calvin Johnson sharing all of the latest cultural artifacts that are uniquely K. The response has been fabulous. Thanks for listening! The above “thumbs up” comes our way courtesy of listeners Dylan McDonagh and Richard Davis of Seattle, Washington. The below […]
The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is where we store all the cultural artifacts which are uniquely K. Hosts Calvin Johnson (The Hive Dwellers) and Ian Vanek interview Peter David Connolly of the Mona Reels (see above photog), Olympia’s long-running purveyors of pop perfection. Peter shares music from previous incarnations of the band and a few samples […]
A visit with Angelo Spencer as he plays guitar and creates sounds at the Dub Narcotic Studio, Olympia, Washington. The most recent album by Angelo Spencer et les Hauts Sommits, World Garage [KLP235], is available now from the K Mail Order Dept.
Wake up Sunday morning to the vibrant sounds of Selector Dub Narcotic spinning underground 45s of the soul, independent, jamaican, punk, country, beat, blues and etc. variety. It’s happening Sunday July 27, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Bar Francis (located inside Northern), downtown Olympia.Be there and be square.
Here is a preview, a mood piece, a secret look at the upcoming Pine Hill Haints album The Magik Sounds of the Pine Hill Haints [KLP254], due out September 30, 2014. A noble freak scene.
The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is where we store the cultural artifacts which are uniquely K. Host Calvin Johnson (The Hive Dwellers) interviews Emily Beanblossom of the bands Christmas and Ruby Fray. The new Ruby Fray album Grackle [KLP251] will be released by K in October 2014. View a fierce performance by Christmas at the Helsing […]
This is Lovers without Borders caught live at the What-the-Heck festival in Anacortes, Washington, July, 2011. Karl Blau sings and plays the sax, Allen Peril plays electric guitar and Jessica Bonin is on drums. Their new Volume in our International Pop Underground series, Detective [IPU142], is a four song EP recorded at Dub Narcotic Studio […]