Stars Rock Kill (Rock Stars)
We had so much fun last year with the Elliott Smith covers project that we've decided to expand the idea to encompass the entire Kill Rock Stars discography. We've got so many amazing artists onboard already, including much of the current KRS roster, along with lots of folks from our extended family and even some new friends! We are so excited to celebrate the music community we've all grown up in, as well as the friends and fans we've made along the way.
• $20 now gets you all the singles for the entire year, and there will be at least 30!
• Confirmed artists thus far include Mary Lou Lord & Mikaela Davis, Mike Watt, Eyelids, Fruit Bats, Little Mazarn, Califone, MAITA, Shutups, TEKE::TEKE, Møtrik, Ryan Sollee (The Builders & the Butchers), and there are so many more to come!
• You will automatically be notified via the email address you use when you place your order when a new song is added for download.
• The first single could not be more perfect. KRS alumnus Mary Lou Lord along with Mikaela Davis covers Elliott Smith's "Some Song."
• Next up we have Mike Watt + The Black Gang (featuring Nels Cline on guitar and Bob Lee on drums) covering Bikini Kill's stone cold classic "Rebel Girl."
"me and k have a two bass-only band called dos and we opened up for bikini kill once and that's where I first witnessed this tune "rebel girl" getting played. I just knew it was there their song, the same way I first saw superchunk do "slack motherfucker" and 'pert-near just like that time, immediately I wanted to do my own version of it. lots of times I've dug songs from people I've witnessed for the first time but this went further w/me: I wanted my way trying to feel like them, don't it. I know, kind of insane but that's what I've found about where music can take you... I love the phrasing so much w/words you can you really put your heart into full-on and also the big time econo main lick... ECONO! this live version here I got to do w/the black gang (nels cline and bob lee) was during an encore and I was tuckered big time but still the tune itself helped me bring it - a great tune is like that. soundman steve reed is singing along w/us at the soundboard, I love it. this is the kind of tune I wish I could've played for d boon even though I don't think I got all the words right. nels cline and bob lee kicked up much dust, a great tribute to a fucking righteous tune. thank you kill rock stars for letting folks hear."
1. Mary Lou Lord & Mikaela Davis - Some Song
2. Mike Watt + The Black Gang - Rebel Girl
3. * * COMING SOON * *
Cat. No. KRS700
Release date: January 1 - December 31, 2021