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The best of K Records

class=img_thumbleft>My emusic guide to the best 12 albums put out by K Records (myspace here ) is live. Feel free to post your disagreements here. I have to revise one choice, anyway, because of evolving distribution rights for Snuff . Banging this out let me appreciate Beat Happening again (yep, they're on myspace ), 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Recent posts elsewhere not completely out of date:

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 (emusic.com 5/12/06)


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