Shutups announce EP "Six"
Oakland-based four-piece Shutups announce EP Six, the second EP released on Kill Rock Stars, following 2020’s 5. This will be available on CD and anywhere you stream music. Pre-saves and...Read more
Habibi - Somewhere 7"
Announcing Habibi's 7" - Somewhere - out Oct 29 and pre-orders are happening N O W.The first 91 copies are on limited edition #KRS30YRS pink vinyl. Habibi release "Somewhere They Can't...Read more
Darren Hanlon & Shelley Short - Mary Lou Lord cover
Two singer/songwriters cover folk artist Mary Lou Lord for our 30th anniversary covers series. This is the 37th track released so far, with plenty more closing out 2021. This one is...Read more
Foxx Bodies - Runaway - single + video
New Foxx Bodies single and video! "Runaway" - a short, quick, and to the point jambam.The music video for “Runaway” was originally a short film called “Late for School” made by...Read more
Shutups "NSA (Corporate Holidays)" single and video
“a mix of youthful humor, mixed with heavy, emotional overtones to deliver hook-driven sounds that fluctuate between bombastic noise and subdued intimacy.”-New Noise Oakland-based noise punk band Shutups released an EP, 5, on...Read more
Jad & David Fair - first time on vinyl
In the mid 70’s, David Fair and Jad Fair unleashed ½ Japanese (later ‘Half Japanese’) as a blistering, art-damaged, pre-punk group, recording several acclaimed indie albums. David left in the 80’s to pursue visual arts while...Read more
Logan Lynn announces album + shares new single and video
Signaling his euphoric return to the dancefloor, today, iconic Portland songwriter, producer, filmmaker, television personality and activist Logan Lynn announces his new album New Money, set for release in early...Read more
Habibi 'Nice Try' EP - tribute to Julz Sale of Delta 5
Habibi share their cover of “Try,” a tribute to Julz Sale. Julz Sale was the founding member of Delta 5. Rahill Jamalifard, the singer in Habibi, shared the following words:"Deeply saddened to hear about...Read more
ONETWOTHREE single and video "Give Paw" + Kleenex/LiLiPUT KRS30 Pink Vinyl
ONETWOTHREE is what happens when you combine three women bassist singers from 70s/80s Swiss bands. Klaudia Schifferle (Kleenex/Liliput) + Madlaina Peer (Noknows) + Sara Schaer (TNT, Souldawn). Their album comes...Read more
Habibi sign to KRS + covers Kleenex
Today, Habibi debut a cover of Swiss punk band Kleenex/LiLiPUT’s song “Nice.” The release inaugurates Habibi’s signing to Kill Rock Stars. Listen anywhere. After being coined by the New Yorker...Read more
Bitch covers Melissa Etheridge - "Come to My Window"
Bitch states, "I'm proud to be an out musician and celebrate the people who came before me and paved the way. Melissa Etheridge pours her heart out in this song....Read more
Devin Hoff - Go Your Way - ft. Sharon Van Etten
Devin Hoff featuring Sharon Van Etten - “Go Your Way” >>> Out everywhere + official music video on YouTube <<<Voices From the Empty Moor (Songs of Anne Briggs) is an upcoming album...Read more
Whisper Hiss - Firefly - Heavens To Betsy cover
Whisper Hiss is a four-piece post-punk band from Portland, Oregon. Their sound has been described as an “infectious mix” bringing together influences like 80s new wave, 60s girl group, bubblegum...Read more
Shaylee - "Ophelia"
Shaylee releases a new single - "Ophelia" is out everywhere. Stay tuned for the official music video. "“Ophelia” is a bouncing and exuberant morsel of indie pop. The wall of...Read more
Xiu Xiu remixes Logan Lynn's "Rich and Beautiful"
KRS alumni Xiu Xiu remixes Logan Lynn's recent single, "Rich and Beautiful". "Rich and Beautiful" dropped August 18th and is accompanied by a music video. Listen to Xiu Xiu's remix anywhere...Read more
MAITA - Pastel Concrete
MAITA release their latest single, "Pastel Concrete". Stream everywhere. Crashing percussion and guitars pushing and pulling. "I can't afford your love" and the song comes to a halt. A...Read more
BERRIES - Dance Song '97 - Sleater-Kinney cover
London grunge trio BERRIES join the Kill Rock Stars 30th anniversary covers with their take on Sleater-Kinney. Stream "Dance Song '97" and subscribe to the series. BERRIES states, “It was...Read more