Sisters Outsiders: The Oral History of the 'Bikini... →
Kathleen Hanna, singer: Tobi was walking by a coffee shop and someone said she was “the girl from the Go Team.” It was the first time I realized I could maybe make music too, ‘cause there she was just walking down the street.
K Records Catalogue Stream →
“If you want to hear recent albums from current roster figures like Chain & the Gang or Ruby Fray, or want to dip into the past via streams of Beat Happening or Mecca Normal, click a release that piques your interest and start streaming.”
Mt. Eerie for Self-Titled Magazine
kjphotos: I had the pleasure of shooting Phil Elevrum (Mt. Eerie) for Self-Titled Magazines new amazing issue. For this spread they had Phil talk about his two new records breaking them down track by track. I have been a longtime fan of Phil’s music projects (The Microphones/Mt. Eerie) and working with him is is great. For this shoot we took a walk around my own neighborhood in the central...
(Chris) I was thinking about this when reading the book, and this might be a bit...– An excerpt from Chris Burlingame’s interview with Mark Baumgarten, author of Love Rock Revolution, K Records and the Rise Of Independent Music. http://www.anotherrainysaturday.com/2012/07/talking-about-love-rock-revolution-and-the-history-k-records-with-author-mark-baumgarten/ (via krecs)
This fall, Bikini Kill Records will reissue the band’s 1992 self-titled...– via Pitchfork
dubnarcoticstudio: An inside video peek at Dub Narcotic and K Recs on Seattle’s King 5 TV. 2:30!
dogdazehq asked: is there a complete discography of k's cassette releases somewhere? i'm so curious!
Amazing video from the pet parade that took place during the International Pop Underground Convention in 1991, set to music from Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet IPU 7” “Music for Pets.”
What this particular oral history does is underscore the social processes in...– Mindy Clegg, from Bookslut
KBOO Interviews Love Rock Revolution Author →
Beat Happening Performing at the 1992 Vermonstress... →
An amazing recording of Beat Happening’s performance at the 1992 Vermonstress Festival (scroll down). This is the band at its best, despite (or maybe because of) Heather’s case of the giggles during “Sleepyhead.”
dreeemland asked: i am curious if you know from which germs bootleg Calvin quoted the famous "Somebody broke my nose. Dump the whole balcony." line?
deathofpan asked: This isn't a question, though after I read the book I might have some, but I wanted to say that this couldn't have come out at a better time. I'm considering starting my own label and just today I was thinking how I wish there was something that I could read about how K begun. While I'd expect some of the info to be a little outdated and not applicable for today, I believe the...
The best "Foggy Eyes" surf video yet! →
The Real Calvin Johnson Gets the Madden Treatment →
Beat Happening is a now, happening beat-hip trio that plays a drum and a guitar...– The first mention of Beat Happening in Seattle music monthly The Rocket, found in an uncredited column titled “Eight Hot Ones.”
Stella Marrs' Brown Rice and Chestnuts recipe
2 cups organic brown rice (short grain) 1-1/2 cups chestnuts dash of sea salt Wash your rice and put in pan. Add water so that it is 1-1/2 inches above the rice. Salt. Place chestnuts on top of rice (unpeeled). Bring to boil, then turn down and simmer until all of the water is gone. (Peel skins as you eat.) Yummy! -Recipe found in the essay “Love Rock and Why I Am,” written by...
krecs: While rearranging the office today we...
Love rock is here and now and when we see it everyone else will too. We are now...– From “Love Rock and Why I Am,” an essay written by Some Velvet Sidewalk lead singer Al Larsen and printed in issue 6 of the monthly Portland, Oregon, zine Snipehunt.
There was a strong rock ‘n’ roll scene happening in downtown Olympia when I...– Gary Allen May, in an interview for Love Rock Revolution, on July 29, 2011. May sang and played in the Supreme Cool Beings and booked rock shows at Olympia’s New Delhi restaurant in the early ’80s.