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Dub Narcotic Sound System, Grand Junction, CO

It’s 2003 in the basement of the Pop-Up House, Grand Junction, CO. Dub Narcotic Sound System playing live, captured in full vid glory by Ms. Sarah Cass. This show was part of a U.S. tour embarked upon in the midst of recording the Dub Narcotic Sound System album Degenerate Introduction [KLP157] .

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Helsing Junction Sleep Over: Woolen Warrior, Naomi Punk

The Helsing Junction Sleep Over (three days of music, films, orchard hopping, river jumping, dance frenzying and local food enjoying) is coming up fast, August 15-17, 2014. Here are profiles of two of the musical acts participating, Woolen Warrior and Naomi Punk. Woolen Warrior is the folkistic pop-powered thoughtful glee-filled hum and hawing of Dub […]

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FS: Bogen Parts, Tubes, PA

Hello. We’re selling some Bogen parts, chassis, and one working PA unit. Buyer pays shipping, local pickup is an option if you live in Western Washington. If interested  or if you have any questions please email studio@krecs.com Tubes: x3 Bogen (by Mullard) EF86, $30/each Tested and working. No boxes   x1 Sylvania 8417 x1, $25 […]

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Pink Elephant’s Gravecast 008

The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is where we store all the cultural artifacts which are uniquely K. Host Calvin Johnson (The Hive Dwellers) interviews Yonatan Gat and his trio of improvisational power and light. They visited Olympia, Washington to play a show at Northern and then stopped by the Dub Narcotic Studio to record an interview […]

Ruby Fray “Young Scholar”

Ruby Fray hanging out in the Dub Narcotic Studio (Olympia, Washington), performing “Young Scholar” from their debut album Pith [KLP239]. They’re exactly like this, only more so. Imagine. Video by Sarah Cass!  

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Ruby Fray Debuts on Stereogum!

The new Ruby Fray album Grackle [KLP251] is due in mid-autumn. A song from Grackle, “Barbara”, debuted today on the Stereogum site. Listen to “Barbara” HERE. Ruby Fray will be touring through the Northwest in August, including an appearance at the Helsing Junction Sleep Over (August 15-17).    

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Pink Elephant’s Gravecast 007

The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is where we store all the cultural artifacts which are uniquely K. Host Calvin Johnson (The Hive Dwellers) interviews Brian Tighe and Allison LaBonne of the Starfolk (from Minneapolis, MN) and their tour mate Holly Munoz. They discuss the Starfolk and some of their other musical entities the Owls and the […]

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Girl Trouble Strictly Sacred All Week!

Strictly Sacred can not be stopped! After two sold-out June screenings of the infamous Girl Trouble tell-all the Grand Cinema (Tacoma, Washington) has booked the feature-length documentary film for an entire week, September 12-18. Directed by Isaac Olsen, Strictly Sacred tells the story of Girl Trouble, a punk/garage/rock’n’roll combo from Tacoma, Washington who started playing […]


Process: Molly Raney on The Blue Sky is Always Blue

One of the last albums Bob Schwenkler did at Dub Narcotic was Poppet‘s debut, The Blue Sky is Always Blue, released March 2014 by Bicycle Records. Poppet is the project and alter-ego of Davis, CA based musician Molly Raney. I interviewed Molly, via email, about the making of the album and perks of having an extreme […]

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Session Survival Tips: Stephen Steinbrink

In June, Stephen Steinbrink entered the studio for his first Dub Narcotic project, mixing the forthcoming album of Baltimore’s own Soft Cat. As always it was a pleasure to have a new engineer in the studio, trying out new tricks and swapping trade secrets. Now that Stephen has entered the esteemed ranks of Dub Narcotic […]

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