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Judy Bardin at Capital City Pride Parade!

 Judy Bardin is running for Olympia City Council. More importantly, Judy Bardin is in this weeked’s Capital City Pride Parade! As you can see in the above photog, she’s got herself a stylish ride as an accoutrement while partaking in the season’s most with-it community parade, which takes place at noon on Sunday, June 21. […]

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Tilson Is a Man Who Rocks!

Last week Emily Nokes and Bree McKenna profiled “Men Who Rock II” in The Stranger (a Seattle, WA weekly newspaper). Included are several fine, upstanding young fellows (including Kenneth Piekarski of Off Tempo and Slashed Tires!). Of particular interest to the discerning K-o-phile is the inclusion of Tilson, NW hip hop enigma (you must scroll […]

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Gyasi Ross “Winona LaDuke”

A stunning visual to accompany Gyasi Ross and his homage to “Winona LaDuke”, from his album Isskootsik (Before Here Was Here) [KLP257]. “Teach me.” The Gyasi Ross album Isskootsik (Before Here Was Here) [KLp257] is available now from the K Mail Order Dept.  

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The Crabs Sleep EP

Last month The Crabs went back to the Unknown studio in Anacortes, WA and made some noise, the way only they can do! Sleep is a three song EP from the new expanded Crabs line-up featuring original members Lisa Jackson and Jonn Lunsford with Vince on drums, percussion and Zinnia, keyboards. Three songs that pack […]

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All Your Friend’s Friends, NW Folklife 2015!

Thee XNTRX has a heavy presence at the 2015 Northwest Folklife Festival this weekend! The All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255] road show lands Sunday, May 24 at the EMP Sky Church at the Seattle Center, preceded by a screening of the All Your Friend’s Friends documentary film at SIFF Film Center. Thee XNTRX is a […]

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Trans FX “Why I’m not Where You Are”

Roller rink imagery shot at Olympia’s Skateland accompanies the first blast from the Trans FX album Into the Blu [KLP259].


K Phono Safari: Underground ’90s Olympia!

Can you dig it? Olympia, WA is the place. Wild screaming teenage rock’n’roll is the medium. Phonograph records are the vessel. The K Phono Safari: Underground ’90s Olympia is the super-groovy pak of musics made to rile the savage breast. What follows are a stack of K albums from the ’90s that originate in the […]


Spring Artswalk Installation @ Dub Narcotic

Each Artswalk Dub Narcotic invites a local artist do a sound installation in the studio this Spring we chose Melanie Valera AKA Tender Forever. She transformed the space with her piece, “The Leftovers” Only two people were allowed in at a time to interact with the work.   In the chaos of Friday night Artswalk […]

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Angelo Spencer et les Hauts Sommets “Melatonin and Weed”

From the Angelo Spencer et les Hauts Sommets album Love in the Morning [KLP256], “Melatonin and Weed”. This video features animation by director Emilio Esteban.   The Angelo Spencer et les Hauts Sommets album Love in the Morning [KLP256] is available now from the K Mail Order Dept.  

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Sub Pop U.S.A. in Ellensburg, Moscow!

The Sub Pop U.S.A. road show is heading east! Bruce Pavitt recently bundled his Subterranean Pop fanzines from 1980-’83 with his Sub Pop U.S.A. columns for Seattle’s The Rocket magazine and published them in book form as Sub Pop U.S.A. the Subterranean Pop music Anthology 1980-1988 (Bazillion Points). it’s a lively read through the musical […]

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