Smoke M2D6 at the Northwest Takeover Show (Pt. 2)

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Above photog (a still from the All Your Friend’s Friends documentary) is of Thee XNTRX, producers of the NW kip hop compilation All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255]. Left to right it’s Smoke M2D6 and Eprhyme. If you follow the world of K at all you are aware of Eprhyme‘s prowess as an MC but may […]

Sub Pop U.S.A. Live in Portland!

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

There’s a party happening in Portland, Oregon next weekend, and everyone’s invited! We’re celebrating the publication of Sub Pop U.S.A., the Subterranean Pop Muisc Anthology 1980-1988, a 400 page trade paperback book compiling all nine issues of Subterranean Pop (or Sub/Pop as it quickly became known), along with several years worth of  Bruce Pavitt‘s Rocket […]

Sub Pop U.S.A.!

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Cheri Knight (and goat), John Foster, Steve Fisk and Bruce Pavitt in an alley, downtown Olympia, 1982. Photog by David Rauh. In 1980 Bruce Pavitt began printing up a fanzine in Olympia, Washington called Subterranean Pop that explored the neglected new music underground of the Midwest and Northwest, including future K anti-heroes Beakers, Blackouts and […]

All Your Friend’s Friends: Smoke M2D6 Freestyle

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Freestylin’ in the kitchen beneath the Dub Narcotic Studio at the K office in Olympia, Washington, Smoke M2D6 representing the new NW hip hop compilation All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255]. Besides producing the album Smoke also appears on the songs “3D Monocle”, “Dancefloor on the Warpath” and “Welcome to Forever”. All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255] […]

The Shivas Album Release Party Nov. 8!

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

This Saturday November 8 the Shivas will celebrate the release of their new album You Know What to Do [KLP252] at Bunkbar (1028 SE Water Ave. #130, 97214) in Portland, OR. It’s going to be a super-sized event with the likes of Moon by You and Jollapin Jasper blasting alongside the Shivas in a full […]

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