Introducing… the K Hat!
This hat is 100% wool and comes in your choice of red or blue.
It fastens with Velcro in the back; one size fits most!
Handmade by Jill P.
Available exclusively from the K Mail Order Dept.!
The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is where we store all the cultural artifacts which are uniquely K. Hosts Calvin Johnson (The Hive Dwellers) interviews Alan Larsen, who has released music on K as Some Velvet Sidewalk, Sandy Dirt, Telepathic Youth (and as Al Larsen!), talking about his current work, his time in Olympia + life in general!
After all these years (we’ve been exploding the teenage underground into passionate revolt against the corporate ogre world-wide since 1982), we still have almost all of these items available for you! :)
Ruby Fray‘s second album, Grackle [LP251] is due out September 30th, but you can pre-order this release right now from the K Mail Order Department and receive your CD or LP a whole month early! And if you’re one of the lucky first thirty people to do so, you’ll even get a complimentary bar of Emily’s homemade Beanblossom Soaps! Stoked yet? Preview the track “Barbara” on Stereogum here!
7 in a series of paintings by Arrington de Dionyso, inspired by Nicholas Roerich’s original costume designs for “Le Sacre du Printemps”.
The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is where we store all the cultural artifacts which are uniquely K. Hosts Calvin Johnson (The Hive Dwellers) and Ian Vanek interview Peter David Connolly of the Mona Reels (see above photog), Olympia’s long-running purveyors of pop perfection. Peter shares music from previous incarnations of the band and a few samples from their upcoming album You Can’t Control Your Love. Several of the Mona Reels releases are available from the K Mail Order Dept.
Wake up Sunday morning to the vibrant sounds of Selector Dub Narcotic spinning underground 45s of the soul, independent, jamaican, punk, country, beat, blues and etc. variety.
It’s happening Sunday July 27, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Bar Francis (located inside Northern), downtown Olympia.
Be there and be square.
This is Lovers without Borders caught live at the What-the-Heck festival in Anacortes, Washington, July, 2011. Karl Blau sings and plays the sax, Allen Peril plays electric guitar and Jessica Bonin is on drums. Their new Volume in our International Pop Underground series, Detective [IPU142], is a four song EP recorded at Dub Narcotic Studio by Calvin Johnson. You can see a snippet of their recording session HERE.
I drew this flyer for a show the Pine Hill Haints will be playing in Olympia in 2 weeks. Check out their other tour dates here and pre-order their latest LP, The Magik Sounds of the Pine Hill Haints [KLP254].
Flyer (Love, Anissa), July 25th, 2014, marker, Photoshop, 8.5 x 11 in.
The Pink Elephant’s Graveyard is where we store the cultural artifacts which are uniquely K. Host Calvin Johnson (The Hive Dwellers) interviews Emily Beanblossom of the bands Christmas and Ruby Fray. The new Ruby Fray album Grackle [KLP251] will be released by K in October 2014.
View a fierce performance by Christmas at the Helsing Junction Sleep Over: