The best of K Records

class=img_thumbleft>My emusic

guide to the best 12 albums

put out by

K Records



) is live. Feel free to post your disagreements here. I have to revise one choice, anyway, because of evolving distribution rights for


. Banging this out let me appreciate Beat Happening again (yep, they're on


), 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 for

Michaelangelo Matos

and, indirectly,

Michael Azerrad

, whose

Our Band Could Be Your Life

was indispensable for the article.

Recent posts elsewhere not completely out of date:


Tell me something good: 5 Things to Remember About Race and Hip-Hop

( 4/3/06),

Big Proof's music-video death

( 4/12/06),

The club formerly known as the Quest is now Heaven and Earth--no, really

( 4/24/06),

Sex machines: Phone me again! Over and over!

( 4/25/06),

To the tune of "Dust in the Wind": "Snakes on a plane/All we are is snakes on a plane"

( 4/27/06),

The Keep Aways, a reason to go to Duluth next weekend

( 4/228/06),

CD review: Mazta I, Thank the Lord and the Sword!

( 5/3/06),

Late Pass: Video of Atmosphere on Jimmy Kimmel

( 5/3/06),

Name the new band of Prince/Flyte Tyme vets

( 5/5/06),

Wanna get married onstage? At a rock show? By robots?

( 5/5/06),

Grant McLennan of the Go-Betweens: 1958 - 2006

( 5/8/06),

Top ten blurry highlights from Homegrown

( 5/9/06),

First Geek Prom, now Goth Prom--and Punk Rock Prom

( 5/11/06),

PM Dawn at Club Underground Saturday

( 5/12/06),

Art party: Negativland at Creative Electric tonight

( 5/12/06),

Late pass: The Quest is still the Quest, with new web site

( 5/12/06),

CTG: Smiley faces lied well before Wal-Mart tried to trademark them

( 5/12/06),

The E Music Dozen: K Records

( 5/12/06)

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