Tag Archives: K Records

Review Revue: Beat Happening - Jamboree

I’ve covered Beat Happening records in this space before, but it’s been just over six years, so I figure the time is ripe to go back to that well. For my previous post, I compared the reactions to the Oly DIY heroes’ first and fourth albums. Today we’ll split the difference (sort of) and goRead more...

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SIFF 2014 Face The Music Preview: Strictly Sacred: The Story of Girl Trouble

Strictly Sacred: The Story of Girl Trouble (Directed by Isaac Olsen, USA, 2014) At one point in the documentary Strictly Sacred: The Story of Girl Trouble, a teary-eyed Neko Case looks at the camera and says, “I don’t think this band realizes how much they mean to people.” And it’s true: the legendary Tacoma bandRead more...

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Review Revue: Mecca Normal - Calico Kills the Cat

What a happy coincidence! When I began my usual internet research for this week’s piece on Northwest heroes Mecca Normal, I fully expected to find the usual nostalgic laments for a great band that was no more. How wrong I was! Not only is the two-piece guitar/voice unit of Jean Smith and David Lester fullyRead more...

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Live Video: LAKE

Step aside, Beyonce. Sure, the pop diva may have self-released her own album last year, but as DJ Sharlese points out, Washington’s own LAKE have been DIY’ing it since 2006. In fact, last year, the quirky locals released two albums -- The World is Real, on K Records, and their self-released album, Circular Doorway. AddRead more...

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