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The Maxines & Calvin Johnson Play Girl Trouble!

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

In celebration of the new Girl Trouble documentary Strictly Sacred!, here is the Maxines with Calvin Johnson playing a song from the debut Girl Trouble album Hit It or Quit It [KLP229], “The Skin”, at Dub Narcotic Studio. Sweet rhythm of mercy.  


In the Studio with Hot Victory

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

This week I had the pleasure of assisting Ephriam record Hot Victory. It snowed the night before, so they were kind enough to give me up a ride to the studio. They pulled up in a huge black van blasting Metallica, I climbed in, and we were off! On the ride over Caitlin informed me […]


My First Projects

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Lately I’ve been feeling surprisingly competent at this whole electronixs thing. Sure I still melt the occasionally thingy, but that’s just an opportunity to air out the whole place right? So, with my newfound confidence I thought I might try to troubleshoot some projects from the beginning of my illustrious career. I have a little […]


Steady Sounds at Dub Narcotic!

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Steady Sounds is a record store opened by Marty Key of Ted Leo/Pharmacists, (Young) Pioneers. Everyone is talking about this fabulous new vinyl emporium, it had to be seen. While driving south to North Carolina in September I stopped off in Richmond, VA to visit the Steady Sounds. Quite delightful; tons of groovy vinyl both […]


Throwback Thursday: Karl Blau’s Studio Notes

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Found some of Karl Blau’s studio notes in the tape room today. Throwback to the the old Dub Narcotic Studio location in downtown Olympia.