It’s 2003 in the basement of the Pop-Up House, Grand Junction, CO. Dub Narcotic Sound System playing live, captured in full vid glory by Ms. Sarah Cass. This show was part of a U.S. tour embarked upon in the midst of recording the Dub Narcotic Sound System album Degenerate Introduction [KLP157] .

Dub Narcotic Sound System, Grand Junction, CO was originally published on K

Hornet Leg are traveling to Europe at the end of the summer into autumn. It’s going to be a blues soul rockin’ extravaganza.  You’ve heard their Ribbon of Fear [KLP209] album (recorded at Dub Narcotic Studio); they’ve since released two otehr albums, Still Life (Stankhouse) and Wrecking Ball (Hovercraft). Fudge, yeah.

Here are the Hornet Leg 2014 European tour dates:
Sept. 18   Brussels, BE @ Madame Moustache
Sept. 19   Paris, FR @ Espace B
Sept. 20   Bordeaux, FR @ Wunderbar
Sept. 21    [OPEN DATE IN SPAIN]
Sept. 23   San Sebastian, ES @ Dabadaba
Sept. 24   Oviedo, SP @ Paraiso
Sept. 25    [OPEN DATE IN SPAIN]
Sept. 26   Perpignan, FR @ L’Ubu
Sept. 27   Barcelona, SP @ TBC
Sept. 28   Vic, SP @ Jazz Cava
Sept. 30   Toulouse, FR @ TBC
Oct. 1        Paris, FR @ Alimentation Generale
Oct. 2       Colmar, FR @ Hièro Colmar
Oct. 3       Mannheim, DE @ Kulturbrücken
Oct. 4       Viena, AT @ Celeste
Oct. 6     Leipzig, DE @ Zoro
Oct. 9      Berlin, DE @ Schokoladen
Oct. 10    Arhus, DK @ TBC
Oct. 11     Aalborg, DK @ 1000fryd
Oct. 13    Amsterdam, NL @ TBC

If you have suggestions for locations to fill in their open dates, contact their booking agent at the Hell Yeah Agency:

Hornet Leg Tours Europe! was originally published on K

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Spider & the Webs - “Frozen Roses” from Frozen Roses (IPU109)

Chris Sutton rolled through the office this afternoon (photographic proof on our Instagram), in Olympia to play at the Northern tonight alongside Tobi Vail and James Maeda in Spider & the Webs.

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Gossip on Letterman last night!  Look at that Chris Sutton we love so much playing bass…

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Happy Day-Before-Valentine’s Day!

COCO - “Cutie Pie” from The COCO Sound—-mwah! 

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This is a photo from our Christmas party that we had a few weeks ago.  Chain & The Gang was in the studio at the time, and we all had a ton of fun.  Notice that everyone  is wearing seasonally appropriate K mittens and scarves!

  1. Camera: Nikon D90
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This amazing video will make you want to work out—-an hour long set with Dub Narcotic Sound System live!  This was shot by our very own Sarah Cass in her hometown of Grand Junction, CO at a house show back in 2001, just a teenage fan way back when.

Hornet Leg live on KUCI-FM, Irvine, California, August 5, 2007. This song, “Bloody Hand”, appears on the Blood Trilogy [IPU116], their volume in our International Pop Underground series of 7″ 45 rpm phonograph records. This early line-up of Hornet Leg features Chris Sutton (also of C.O.C.O. and Dub Narcotic Sound System) and Claudia Meza (Explode into Colors).

More Chain & the Gang is gonna happen on your home stereo in the near future! 2012, watch out:

  1. Camera: Kodak Easyshare Sport Camera, C123
  2. Aperture: f/4.5
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 6mm

One more time!  

Chain & The Gang in the studio, and man is this office full of ROCK & ROLL!

Dub Narcotic Sound System brings the mess - eat on “Shock Mount" from Out of Your Mind [KLP083].

Those rascally rockers Hornet Leg.

  1. Camera: Nikon D70
  2. Aperture: f/16
  3. Exposure: 1/100th
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Spider & The Webs - It’s Lovely Weather for Ducks

It’s a beautiful sunny day today, and from my window in the K office I can see nothing but blue blue sky.  This is a rare thing in Olympia, and we’re celebrating with snacks—-kettle corn, cookies, black tea (we always have a pot of black tea somewhere around here) & wonderful, old Spider & The Webs!  In lieu of actual cake (appropriate food for such a wonderful day as this) let us all imagine we are eating this K record cake together.  Mmmmm…you can have the big piece.

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"Cowboy Coffee (Version)" by Dub Narcotic Sound System (and remixed by the infamous Selector Dub Narcotic) is a tightened-up dubophonic groove that delivers the dreamscape.  An unsafe mix of radioactive garage soul sound sweeping the mining towns of the west; the subterranean dance floors of the east will recoil in anticipation. Drop the needle, smash the record.

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COCO, “Asteroids”

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