MAITA - I Just Want To Be Wild For You - album out now
After releasing singles which have received acclaim spanning NPR, Under The Radar, KEXP, FLOOD, BUST, Portland Mercury and more, MAITA's album I Just Want To Be Wild For You is out now. The record finds songwriter Maria Maita-Keppeler digging into that crippling oxymoron of...Read more
Shaylee single + video "Danger Decides
Shaylee's album, Short-Sighted Security, is set to release March 18th. The latest single and video is out now. "Danger Decides" sees Shaylee coming back to earth for a propulsive power...Read more
COMMANDO share single and video "Mykki Blanco"
COMMANDO share single and video - "Mykki Blanco" ft. Lynnee Breedlove (Tribe 8, Homobiles). With an arsenal of blistering guitars, driving percussion and a crucial perspective, COMMANDO uses their ferocious energy...Read more
Chateau Chateau share single + video, announce album
Chateau Chateau will be releasing their Kill Rock Stars debut album May 6th. Grow Up tells the coming of age story of frontperson Bleu, documenting different toxic relationships throughout her life...Read more
Bitchcraft is out!
The long-awaited new album from legendary queer music icon Bitch is out now. The new collection urges listeners to think about the state of the world, about evil politicians, about what it means...Read more
The Inflorescence - Are You Sorry
In 2019, a group of wise-beyond-their-years San Diego, California teens, singer/guitarist Tuesday Denekas (they/them), drummer Milla Merlini (she/her) and bassist Sasha A'Hearn (she/her), rose like punk-pop phoenix's from the ashes of...Read more
Logan Lynn's album, New Money, out now!
Logan Lynn's album, New Money, is out TODAY - January 21. This is Logan’s 10th studio album, but first for Kill Rock Stars. Produced in collaboration with longtime co-writer Gino Mari and written at home...Read more
MAITA release single + video "Loneliness"
MAITA will release their new album I Just Want To Be Wild For You on February 18. The new collection finds songwriter Maria Maita-Keppeler digging into that crippling oxymoron of modern communication -- constant bombardment paired with...Read more
New signing announcement - COMMANDO + single and video
Introducing COMMANDO - queer super-group added to the KRS roster and their debut record is coming your way. COMMANDO was created as an act of revisionist history: how would the...Read more
Bitch shares latest single and video "You're The Man"
The latest single from Bitch's upcoming album, Bitchcraft, is out now - "You're The Man" is a bombastic pop song about owning your own power with strident synths and drum machines...Read more
Logan Lynn covers Elliott Smith "Baby Britain"
Logan Lynn shares his version of Elliott Smith's "Baby Britain", accompanied by a stop-motion music video made by Clyde Petersen. His forthcoming record, New Money, is out January 21. >>> Listen +...Read more
Team Dresch covers Elliott Smith + tour dates with Built To Spill
Queercore mainstay Team Dresch covers Elliott Smith for our 30th anniversary covers series. It's available on platforms now! >>> St. Ides Heaven <<< Team Dresch says, “We can’t imagine a...Read more
Ruth Radelet of Chromatics covers Elliott Smith
Ruth Radelet is a singer, songwriter, and musician with diverse influences ranging from Joni Mitchell to Frank Ocean. She grew up singing and playing the guitar and has been performing and...Read more
It's Hard To Dance When It's Cold And There's No Music: Kill Rock Stars Winter Holiday Album Volume 2
Your 14-track winter-time companion is HERE. Consisting of covers and originals from label alums and new artists and friends of KRS. -> Available on all platforms This album is a...Read more
Welcome zannie to the KRS lot!
zannie has joined Kill Rock Stars and shares a dreamlike single to set things off. "mechanical bull" - available anywhere you get your music here zannie is the project of instrumentalist and singer...Read more
30th covers galore!!!
We've released more 30th anniversary covers series tracks than there are weeks of the year as part of Stars Rock Kill (Rock Stars). December will be full of plenty more. To keep up,...Read more
30th covers: Corrina Repp covers Xiu Xiu
Last month, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter and guitarist Corrina Repp released her graceful new album Island, spanning everything from haunting folk to exploratory guitar to cinematic pop, via our label partner Jealous...Read more