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Thee XNTRX “Where the Free People Go”

Olympia MC battle champ AKA rhymes inspirational over top some Halo Benders (“Canned Oxygen”) and Microphones (“I Want Wind to Blow”) beats and grooves. Feels good. AKA will be performing with The Heart Hurt Goods this weekend at Olympia Hip Hop 4 the Homeless. K Song of the Day: “Where the Free People Go” from […]

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Olympia Hip Hop 4 the Homeless 2015

Coming up fast it is Hip Hop 4 the Homeless at the Olympia Ballroom (116 E. Legion Way), downtown Olympia, the weekend of January 24 & 25, 2015. It going to be radical! Doors open at 5PM January 24, suggested donation of $5.00 or clean clothes, blankets, hygiene items or jackets. There will be performances […]

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Afrok & the Movement “Doin’ My Thang”

Recorded in front of a live audience at Hip Hop 4 the Homeless, Olympia, Washington, March 10, 2012. Afrok will appear at the 2015 Hip Hop 4 the Homeless event Jan. 25, Olympia Ballroom, in downtown Olympia. Afrok (along with Ang P, MG! The Visionary and Puget) appears on “Work is the Principle” from the […]

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Make-Up “Gospel 2000″

Can you say “Uhh”? I knew that you could. K Song of the Day: Make-Up “Gospel 2000″ from Sound Verite [KLP064], recorded by Calvin Johnson at Dub Narcotic Studio. The Make-Up album Sound Verite [KLP064] is available now from the K Mail Order Dept.  

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The Vaselines “Crazy Lady”

A new Vaselines song! Fudge, yeah. Can’t get enough of that greasy Vaselines stuff. “Crazy Lady” is from their V for Vaselines album. The Vasleines are playing the Pacific Northwest this weekend: Jan 23     Vancouver, BC, Rickshaw Theater Jan 24     Seattle, WA, Neumos Jan 25     Portland, OR, Doug Fir Lounge    

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The Hive Dwellers “Moanin’”

Moanin’ low and living in a cramped space. Gotta get out. K Song of the Day: The Hive Dwellers “Moanin’” from their  Moanin’ [KLP249] album. The Hive Dwellers album Moanin’ [KLP249] is available now from the K Mail Order Dept.  

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James Dean Kindle and Oregon East Symphony, Together Again!

The pride of Pendleton, Oregon – James Dean Kindle and the Eastern Oregon Playboys – will be collaborating with Oregon East Symphony for what’s promised to be “an evening of lush, symphonic pop country.” The two musical entities first collaborated four years ago and it was a smashing success (see video evidence below). Says Peter […]

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Shivas “Ride on”

Do you have to scream so loud right in my ear? Dang, this is cleansing. K Song of the Day: Shivas “Ride on” 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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Pink Elephant’s Gravecast 030

The Pink Elephant’s Gravecast is also available from Stitcher and iTunes. The Pink Elephant’s Gravecast is an on-going audio exploration of all things K recorded at the Dub Narcotic Studio in Olympia, Washington. Host Calvin Johnson discusses the twentieth anniversary of the Olympia combo Old Time Relijun (in above photog c. their 2012 [KLP171] album) […]

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The Good Ms. Padgett “Dance Party Pizza Party”

“Have you ever been to a pizza party?” What kind of question is that?!? Have you ever been to a dance party with pizzas, dancing! What could be more appealing? Plus check out that delivery person’s style. Quite fetching. “Dance Party Pizza Party” is on The Good Ms. Padgett‘s album If We Must, We Must […]


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