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Pink Elephant’s Gravecast 018

 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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Mecca Normal “Wasn’t Said”

The Mecca Normal album Empathy for the Evil (M’Lady’s Records) is based on lyrical excerpts from vocalist Jean Smith‘s two recent novels Obliterating History and The Black Dot Museum of Political Art. She and guitarist David Lester traveled to Miami Beach, Florida to record Empathy for the Evil with Rat Bastard and Kramer, who also […]

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Trouble in the Camera Club, Live!

Are you in Portland, OR tomorrow night? You must attend the out-of-focus talking slideshow extracted from Don Pyle‘s epic photo journal Trouble in the Camera Club. It all happens at the Portland Museum of Modern Art. Learn more HERE. Ramones!   Don Pyle has appeared on volumes of our International Pop Underground series: Vol. XIX […]

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Pink Elephant’s Gravecast 017

The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is where we store all cultural documents uniquely K. This episode features Olympia barber and stand-up comedian Zach Mandeville, who stopped by the Dub Narcotic Studio days before moving to Brooklyn, N.Y. Hosts Calvin Johnson and Ian Vanek grilled him relentlessly about his chosen craft(s). Zach also plays some of his favorite […]

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Kendl and the Lowest Pair on LP!

Kendl Winter has been gallivanting all over the country with her latest banjo-tastic duo the Lowest Pair, which also features the versatile Palmer T. Lee on voice, banjo, guitar and suave, Midwestern style. Their debut album 36¢ (Team Love) is now available as a vinyl phonograph record, and the K Mail Order Dept. has a stack […]

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All Your Friend’s Friends Documentary Trailer

All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255] is a compilation of Northwest hip-hop scene constructed entirely of samples pulled from the K catalog, produced by Smoke M2D6 and brought to you by THEE XNTRX. Featuring 30 of the most unique MCs from the region, including members of mega-crews Sandpeople and Oldominion, the album also introduces a host […]

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Maher Shalal Hash Baz at Chin’s Push

An excerpt of a performance by Tori Kudo and Maher Shalal Hash Baz at the Los Angeles, CA art gallery Chin’s Push. Guest performers with Maher Shalal Hash Baz are Chris Cohen on guitar, Carolyn Riggs (Bouquet) on percussion and Che Chen (75 Dollar Bill) on guitar. Also performing that afternoon were Japanese artists Che-Shizu and à […]


CD Safari: Fall’n'Love!

What two things go together better than “Fall” and “Love”? Your autumn’s done come and as the leaves fall, so will your heart. If you’re back to school, don that sweater and start roving. If you’ve been involved in a May to September romance, your due for some serious rebound action. We here at the […]

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