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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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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 […]


Studio News: Artswalk Fall 2014

This past weekend was Fall Artswalk, which is just about the biggest thing that happens in this neck of the woods. Packs of newly minted Evergreen students wandered the streets, ignoring the art and complaining about the crowds. To celebrate the season, the studio participated with a sound installation, from local artist, Ben Kamen, seen […]

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 The Pink Elephant’s Gravecast is also available from Stitcher and iTunes. As the repository of all things uniquely K, the Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is pleased to explore the new Northwest hip-hop compilation, All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255].All Your Friend’s Friends is produced entirely off of samples pulled from the catalogue of said legendary K. Featuring 30 […]

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Hey hey hey hey, listen up y’all. Last January Dub Narcotic Studio sponsored a Youtube video contest: folks submitted videos of their music for a chance to win a free day of recording in the studio. We just had so much dang fun we are going to do it again. So here it is: THE FREAKIN’ […]

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The Shivas in Guitar World!

The world keeps getting better and better. “Ride on” from  the Shivas new album You Know What to Do [KLP252] is being previewed right now on the Guitar World website. Get a peek at the today sound of young Vancouver, Washington (as filtered through the Dub Narcotic Studio), exemplified by the Shivas and their new […]

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