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Calvin Johnson/K Records

Folks, we’ve been working on  compilation record to help raise money for John’s treatment.  It’ll be distributed by Dischord most likely.  While we still working on it, I’d like to say we recruited Calvin Johnson to perform GI’s “I’m James Dean” and he jumped at the chance. 103 more words

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Interview: Shonen Knife

There was a time before J-pop and K-pop were common genres to be discussed by indie music magazines, tapped in music critics, or even by the hipster elite. 1,100 more words


Interview: Al Larsen - Some Velvet Sidewalk

Over the last few years I have credited many things as changing my life, even in other articles about music. From the first time I heard the Pixies, Sonic Youth, and the Velvet Underground; to seeing the works of Cindy Sherman, Chuck Close, and Jackson Polluck; to my life long relationship with film: media has shaped my life. 1,532 more words


The Mouse that Set Loose the Lion


CIRCA 1979

Think of the time before “indie” was part of our English lexicon. A time before Sonic Youth took to the mainstream, even a time before the Replacements and Husker Du hit. 2,013 more words

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Review: Arrington de Dionyso’s Malaikat dan Singa — Open the Crown

Open the Crown
Arrington de Dionyso’s Malaikat dan Singa
K Records

Open the Crown is the latest album by Arrinton de Dionyso’s post Old Time Relijun band, Arrington de Dionyso’s Malaikat dan Singa. 1,301 more words

Album Reviews

Concert Preview: Behead the Prophet

Behead the Prophet No Lord Shall Live has returned, at least for the time being. The Olympia hardcore punk band, often considered at the forefront of the noise queercore movement, toured the country multiple times in the mid-1990s, while releasing material on Outpunk, Sound Pollution and K Records. 503 more words

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Local Record Company Signs Rapper with a Social Conscience

Most people think of the Olympia label K Records for its association with punk bands such as Beat Happening and Fugazi. In recent months, however, the label has had an eye on a new artist. 364 more words