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Stream: Elliott Smith, “Punch and Judy” (Alternate Version)

August is Elliott Smith appreciation month over at Kill Rock Stars and the label will be releasing a series of reissues and unreleased tracks every week. Today, they posted what could only be called the … read more »

POSTED August 9, 2012 12:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Premiere: Milagres, “Glowing Mouth” MP3

Lots of people were out jogging this past weekend, people getting bodies beach ready. Perhaps seeing snow melting into rivers of old cigarette butts reminded everyone that they’ll be in bathing suits soon. All of … read more »

POSTED February 22, 2011 11:05AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Video Premiere: Grass Widow, “Give Me Shapes”

This is maybe the fourth Grass Widow video to be shot in stop motion. It’s not that they’re lazy, we dont’ think, but more that a disjointed shake fits their music’s jangle like white on … read more »

POSTED October 26, 2010 11:30AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Video Premiere: Grass Widow, “11 of Diamonds”

Not a bad move for Grass Widow to stick with the black and white color palette for videos, since their ghostly vocal harmonies have always conjured up images of old jangly silent movies and Victorian … read more »

POSTED September 23, 2010 12:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Marnie Stern, “Transparency is the New Mystery” MP3

Look at that photo of New York power guitarist Marnie Stern up there, with her sweet, kind face and innocent playing-with-dogs stance. Now press play on this new song from her forthcoming, self-titled third album, … read more »

POSTED September 8, 2010 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Video: Grass Widow, “Shadow”

You’ve got to be thankful for San Francisco and the Pacific Northwest because they’ll never stop pushing the genre that made them the heartland of Alternative Nation in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Because … read more »

POSTED July 27, 2010 4:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Download Kill Rock Stars' Best Sampler Ever

Because it also happens to have the best cover art ever.  The playlist pulls from various eras during the PDX institution’s catalogue, which, if memory serves, is uniformly awesome. You can download what you see … read more »

POSTED April 8, 2010 10:32AM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS:

Exclusive Download – The pAper chAse "What Should We Do With Your Body? (The Lightning)"

The pAper chAse will be releasing their new album Someday This Could All Be Yours (Part 1), late next month on Kill Rock Stars Records, so we thought we would share a taste of what is to come from John Congleton and his band with an exclusive listen to “What Should We Do?”. read more »

POSTED April 10, 2009 2:17PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,