The best of K Records
class=img_thumbleft>My emusicguide to the best 12 albums
put out byK Records
) is live. Feel free to post your disagreements here. I have to revise one choice, anyway, because of evolving distribution rights forSnuff
. Banging this out let me appreciate Beat Happening again (yep, they're onmyspace
), and made me check out all the K artists I'd only read about. If anyone ever tells you something "sounds like a K band," send them to this piece. Good to be working forMichaelangelo Matos
and, indirectly,Michael Azerrad
, whoseOur Band Could Be Your Life
was indispensable for the article.
Recent posts elsewhere not completely out of date:
class=img_thumbleft>Tell me something good: 5 Things to Remember About Race and Hip-Hop
(MNArtists.org 4/3/06),Big Proof's music-video death
(cpculture.com 4/12/06),The club formerly known as the Quest is now Heaven and Earth--no, really
(cpculture.com 4/24/06),Sex machines: Phone me again! Over and over!
(cpculture.com 4/25/06),To the tune of "Dust in the Wind": "Snakes on a plane/All we are is snakes on a plane"
(cpculture.com 4/27/06),The Keep Aways, a reason to go to Duluth next weekend
(cpculture.com 4/228/06),CD review: Mazta I, Thank the Lord and the Sword!
(Citypages.com 5/3/06),Late Pass: Video of Atmosphere on Jimmy Kimmel
(cpculture.com 5/3/06),Name the new band of Prince/Flyte Tyme vets
(cpculture.com 5/5/06),Wanna get married onstage? At a rock show? By robots?
(cpculture.com 5/5/06),Grant McLennan of the Go-Betweens: 1958 - 2006
(cpculture.com 5/8/06),Top ten blurry highlights from Homegrown
(cpculture.com 5/9/06),First Geek Prom, now Goth Prom--and Punk Rock Prom
(cpculture.com 5/11/06),PM Dawn at Club Underground Saturday
(cpculture.com 5/12/06),Art party: Negativland at Creative Electric tonight
(cpculture.com 5/12/06),Late pass: The Quest is still the Quest, with new web site
(cpculture.com 5/12/06),CTG: Smiley faces lied well before Wal-Mart tried to trademark them
(cpculture.com 5/12/06),The E Music Dozen: K Records
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