DOWNLOAD OUR NEW SAMPLER: 'CRAZED MP3 FANS VOL. 1'

April 04, 2014

We are pleased to announce our first ever Bandcamp exclusive digital sampler, CRAZED MP3 FANS Vol. 1, a mix of songs from the current batch of KRS releases, KRS classics, rarities, and overlooked favorites from the KRS staff. Includes tracks from Marnie Stern, Corin Tucker Band, Kinski, Quasi, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, Horse Feathers, Elliott Smith, Dos, Gravy Train!!!!, Excuse 17, Hands, Free Kitten, godheadSilo, Bratmobile, Emily's Sassy Lime, The Thermals, Heavens To Betsy, Deerhoof, Xiu Xiu, and Kurt Braunohler! And because we're feeling generous, we're making it a pay-what-you-want sampler... That's right, you can pay $1, $10, $100... you can even download it for MP FREE! CRAZED MP3 FANS Vol. 1 also comes with a coupon for 15% off your next purchase at our Bandcamp page, AND a top secret design that you can print on an iron transfer to make your own KRS CRAZED MP3 FAN t-shirt! Head on over to the KRS Bandcamp page and download CRAZED MP3 FANS Vol. 1 today!

HARI KONDABOLU ON LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN

March 27, 2014

Hari Kondabolu made his first (of hopefully many) appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night, in support of his new album Waiting For 2042 (out now on cd & mp3!)

CATCH HARI KONDABOLU ON TOUR NOW!

03/29 Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre TICKETS
03/30 Portland, OR @ Helium Comedy Club TICKETS
04/01 Boston, MA @ Improv Boston TICKETS
04/02 Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live TICKETS
04/04 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall TICKETS
04/29 Minneapolis, MN @ The Cedar Waiting for 2042 by Hari Kondabolu

HORSE FEATHERS 'KRS ARCHIVES VOL. 1' FOUR-CASSETTE BOX SET AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

March 20, 2014

In celebration of Horse Feathers' 10-year anniversary as a band, we've collected all of their KRS releases (2012's Cynic's New Year, 2010's Thistled Spring, 2008's House With No Home, and the "Cascades" and "Drain You" 7-inch singles) and included 5 previously unreleased recordings to create the KRS Archives, Volume 1 four-cassette box set! Horse Feathers' KRS Archives, Volume 1 box set is limited to 500 hand-numbered copies and features handsome original artwork by the bands' long time collaborator Lloyd Winter. KRS Archives, Volume 1 is available for pre-order now for the low price of $20 in the Kill Rock Stars mail-order store, and will ship to arrive by April 22nd.

Horse Feathers are playing the Treefort Music Festival in Boise, ID this weekend, and heading on an all-acoustic tour of the East Coast this April. The band is accepting setlist requests for the tour via their Facebook page.

Horse Feathers tour dates
3/21 Boise ID @ Treefort Music Festival tickets
4/8 Nashville, TN @ Stone Fox tickets
4/9 Florence, AL @ 116 Mobile tickets
4/10 Decature, GA @ Eddie's Attic tickets
4/11 Savannah, GA @ Cafe 36 tickets
4/12 Asheville, NC @ Isis tickets
4/13 Durham, NC @ Duke Coffeehouse tickets
4/14 Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern tickets
4/16 Philadelphia, PA @ Tin Angel tickets
4/17 Washington, DC @ The Hamilton tickets
4/18 Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands Gallery tickets
4/19 New York, NY @ Joe's Pub tickets
4/21 Cambidge, MA @ The Sinclair tickets
4/22 Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre tickets
4/24 Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks tickets
4/25 Ann Arbor, MI @ The Ark tickets
4/26 Chicago, IL @ Old Town School of Folk Music tickets

HEAVENS TO BETSY'S 'CALCULATED' BACK ON VINYL THIS RECORD STORE DAY!

March 13, 2014

We are excited to announce that Heavens To Betsy's classic album Calculated has been repressed on vinyl for Record Store Day!

One of the classic KRS bands, Heavens To Betsy was Corin Tucker (later of KRS bands Sleater-Kinney, Cadallaca, and The Corin Tucker Band) on guitar and vocals and Tracy Sawyer (later of KRS band The Lies) on drums, bass, and vocals.

Calculated has been out of print on vinyl for over 10 years and we look forward to a new generation of fans putting this record on their turntables this Record Store Day, April 19th. Click here for a list of stores participating in Record Store Day.

For those of you without a turntable, Calculated is still available on CD and MP3.

HARI KONDABOLU "WAITING FOR 2042" OUT NOW ON CD AND MP3

March 11, 2014

We are excited to announce that Hari Kondabolu's debut stand-up comedy album, Waiting for 2042, is out now on cd and digitally.
To celebrate SXSW Comedy is putting on a surprise Waiting for 2042 album release show TONIGHT at the Hideout Theater at 617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX at 7:30. Click here for more info.

Hari Kondabolu is a Brooklyn-based comic who was discovered in Seattle by the HBO Comedy Festival in 2006 while working as an immigrant rights organizer. He was recently a writer and correspondent for the Chris Rock-produced Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell on the FX network. He has also performed on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, John Oliver’s New York Standup Show and has his own half-hour Comedy Central Presents special.

He has been profiled on NPR’s “Morning Edition” and was one of Flavorwire’s “50 Up and Coming New York Culture Makers to Watch in 2013.”

He has also performed at such notable festivals asSouth by Southwest, Bumbershoot, Sasquatch andJust for Laughs in Montreal and Chicago.

Additionally, Hari has established himself in the UK with appearances on BBC 3’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Live at the Electric and Channel 4’s 8 out 10 Cats. He also performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2011.

When in New York City, he works with his brother Ashok (Dapwell of the now-defunct Das Racist) co-hosting the live, mostly improvised talk show The Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Project and their podcast The Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Podcast. He is also a published author who wrote the Spin Magazine cover story on Das Racist in October 2011.

He graduated from Bowdoin College with a B.A. in Comparative Politics in 2004. He also earned a Masters in Human Rights from the London School of Economics in 2008.

TOUR DATES
03/13 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall - Early 7:30 Show TICKETS
03/14 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall (9 pm show) SOLD OUT
03/14 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall (7 pm show) SOLD OUT
03/26 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent TICKETS
03/29 Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre TICKETS
03/30 Portland, OR @ Helium Comedy Club TICKETS
04/01 Boston, MA @ Improv Boston TICKETS
04/02 Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live TICKETS
04/04 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall TICKETS

MILAGRES' "VIOLENT LIGHT" IN STORES NOW!!!

February 25, 2014

Happy Album Release Day to Milagres, whose new album Violent Light is now available in good stores everywhere on cd and mp3 ( including our online store)!

The band are starting their Violent Light U.S. tour TONIGHT in Allston, MA!
2/25 Great Scott // Allston, MA (Tix: http://goo.gl/VvSKvD)
2/26 BAR // New Haven, CT (Free Show)
2/27 DC9 // Washington DC (Tix: http://goo.gl/LEqmFf)
3/1 Milkboy // Philadelphia, PA (Tix: http://goo.gl/j796LH)
3/8 Savannah Stopover // Savannah, GA (Tix: http://goo.gl/XlmQmd)
3/12 – 3/15 SXSW // Austin, TX
3/18 Western // Phoenix, AZ (Tix: http://goo.gl/1EetkO)
3/20 The Satellite // Los Angeles, CA (Tix: http://goo.gl/rQCge6)
3/21 Brick & Mortar // San Francisco, CA (Tix: http://goo.gl/J6ZGd4)
3/22 Ampersand // Reno, NV
3/23 Treefort Music Festival // Boise, ID (Tix: http://goo.gl/J1ZLHB)
3/25 Sunset Tavern // Seattle, WA (Tix: http://goo.gl/FduzxX)
3/26 Bunk Bar // Portland, OR (Tix: http://goo.gl/iaomOA)
4/2 7th Street Entry // Minneapolis, MN (Tix: http://goo.gl/2ZhQQC)
4/3 Schubas // Chicago, IL (Tix: http://goo.gl/6tndtx)
4/5 Demo // St Louis, MO (Tix: http://goo.gl/Vwq4BF)

Artist: Milagres