Techno-clash of the masses, a badge of honor. The end of all time, take two. You dig? K Song of the Day: “Dancefloor on the Warpath” from the NW hip hop compilation album All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255], produced by thee XNTRX. The NW hip hop compilation album All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255] is available […]
The irrepressible Jeremy Jay is at it again with a new combo of moderns who know no bounds when it comes to the gently moody modish rock and sway. The imagery accompanying “Wednesday Knows” is from the animated short Ships Passing in the Night (Mystery Films London) directed by Oliver Twisted. The most recent Jeremy […]
Wicked cool instrumental radiation emanating from Shivas central. K Song of the Day: Shivas “Do the Crocodile” 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.
Adrian Teacher (most well known as the voice behind Apollo Ghosts and Cool TV) visited the Dub Narcotic Studio and recorded a five song EP, Sorta Hafta, with Calvin Johnson at the dials. The above video accompanies one of of the songs from Sorta Hafta, “When Did I Get Older”. Dang thas some catchy stuffs! […]
Another Saturday night strumming on something cold and black. Bringing new light to an old conundrum, Pine Hill Haints-style. K Song of the Day: Pine Hill Haints “What Am I Gonna Do but Wait Right Here” from their The Magik Sounds of Pine Hill Haints [KLP254] album. The Pine Hill Haints album The Magik […]
Stradling March and April Yonatan Gat spend several days at Dub Narcotic Studio recording with Calvin Johnson, in between playing shows in Olympia, Seattle and Portland. Crazy times back and forth instrumental, Hebrew text multiplied by improvisational bursts of enrapture. Goo Goo Muck times 10! Calvin Johnson plays melodica and then shouts the blues. Will […]
In 1980 Seattle took four giant steps toward a cultural revolution; the reverberation from those stomps are still being felt. The Beakers (in above photog: Franke Sundsten, Mark Smith, George Romansic, Jim Anderson) lived their brief frantic life that year, one of the many underground Seattle combos in which George Romansic was behind the drums. […]
This Friday evening (April 3) coming up fast is the opening reception for a group art show in Los Angeles featuring Olympia folks Arrington de Dionyso and China Faith Star. Performing at the reception will be Arrington de Dionyso (who provided the poster illustration for the reception invite, above), Lilacs and “Special Guests” (top secret! […]
Yonatan Gat is touring through the NW this week making a stop in Olympia to play a house show Thursday, April 2, at 1611 4th Ave. E. with the Philadelphia combo Sheer Mag and Olympia bands Vexx, Gag and Nasti. Could be a time.
Judy Bardin is a friend who has decided to run for Olympia City Council position 2, the seat being vacated by Steve Langer. Judy has worked on City Council advisory boards including the Utility Advisory Board and Planning Commission, for which she received the Key Award by the Washington Coalition for Open Government in 2014. […]