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Event Archive - The Shield Around the K: The Story of K Records - Biltmore Screening of the rock documentary film:

Sat. August 14th 2010 The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors)
8:40pm - 11pm doors at 8pm
$3 at the door
The Shield Around the K: The Story of K Records, profiles the birth and growth of the punk rock DIY record label, K Records, based in Olympia, Washington. Co-Founders, Calvin Johnson and Candice Pedersen are interviewed along with over 20 K artists and peers including Mecca Normal, Lois, Rose Melberg, Ian MacKaye, Slim Moon, Dean Wareham and more. Directed by Heather Rose Dominic, The Shield Around the K features performances by Calvin Johnson's legendary Beat Happening. International Pop Underground Festival footage features Fugazi, Beat Happening, Mecca Normal and others. The Shield Around the K portrays an independent record label whose lo-fi credibility has never been compromised.



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