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The Record Company – Never Gonna Cry For Me

Back in November, LA’s favorite blues trio The Record Company released the Feels So Good EP, a rowdy collection of new tunes that was aptly described by Buzzbands.LA as “five more soulful missives from the L.A. trio whose revivalesque shows have been bringing smiles to the faces of everybody, including, probably, the ghost of John…

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Kill/Hurt in the UK

We’re so stoked to announce that we’ll be releasing 27 Side Effects’ new album and re-releasing EnterTheLexicon’s self-titled debut EP this year! That’s EnterTheLexicon muggin’ at the radio show. Listen to each band at their websites and signup for the Kill/Hurt mailing list for the most detailed information. http://27sideeffects.com http://enterthelexicon.com

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And… We’re Back!

We’ve been on hiatus for 2 years, but Kill/Hurt is back in action and ready for 2014! The first epic announcement is that Computer Magic is back with a spectacular EP called “Extra Stuff” and Kill/Hurt will be pressing the 12″ vinyl and two special edition cassette versions! Danz takes her ethereal dream pop to…

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Computer Magic – Extra Stuff EP Coming Soon

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The Record Company – Feels So Good EP Coming Soon

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KH009 AND KH010 ON SALE

Head on over to our release page to purchase our two new slammin’ releases — KH009 by Snakehole and KH010, Teenagers by Tennis System. You might want to hurry, since both of these tapes nearly sold out in the presale. In summer bummer news, USPS raised their prices for first class mail (what we use…

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TENNIS SYSTEM PLAYS TRAFFIC CTRL SHOW, CO-PRESENTED BY KILL/HURT

If you live in Los Angeles, make sure you keep yr schedule open on December 15 — you’re not going to want to miss Tennis System play as a part of Traffic Ctrl, a new monthly series at the Airliner. Kill/Hurt is a co-presenter for the event, and we’ll be there on hand with copies…

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KH008 SOLD OUT!

Sorry, guys! If you missed out on this one, be sure to sign up for our mailing list (see box on the upper right-hand side of this website) as we will update everyone by email if we decide to repress Live at the Smell. We have 80+ packages to put together over the course of…

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KH007 SOLD OUT!

Tijuana Panthers might have a few copies left to sell at shows, but we can guarantee anything. You should, however, head on over to the band’s website and purchase a copy of Max Baker on vinyl. If you missed out on the tape (or not) this is a rad piece to add to your record…

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KH008 – THE BABIES “LIVE AT THE SMELL” NOW ON SALE!

After many months of mixing, coordinating and putting all the pieces together — it’s here! Relieve the Babies’ January visit to Los Angeles with this live (!!) tape, recorded by us at the Smell. There’s only 100 of these in existence, but less than half remain after the presale, so you should act fast! Want…

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NEW TENNIS SYSTEM MUSIC VIDEO + TAPE UPDATES!

Los Angeles’ newest shoegazing grungy dream team (and Kill/Hurt artist) Tennis System debuted their “Arcane” music video all across the Internet today. We suggest you grab a pair of sunglasses and take some anti-seizure medication before watching this awesome flashy journey down the Pacific Coast Highway. The track will be featured on the band’s upcoming…

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NEW (FREE) MUSIC FROM PIZZA!

Los Angeles’ favorite unclassifiable experimental electro-folk pop supergroup Pizza! has spent the past year writing and recording new material — and today, the first bits of these totally awesome jams surfaced on the Pizza! Bandcamp. The best news (besides the fact that there’s finally some new jams from Pizza!) is that the tracks are available…

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PREVIEW: KH007 – “MAX BAKER” by TIJUANA PANTHERS

Some lucky KILL/HURT fans might already be in the know about the sheer awesomeness of KH007 from the presale email we sent out this morning — but for the rest of you, there’s a whole week to get excited about our newest release from Long Beach surf rock trio Tijuana Panthers. Max Baker, the band’s…

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TENNIS SYSTEM ANNOUNCES EAST COAST TOUR!

KH010 is still a few weeks away, but if you live on the East Coast there’s good news! Come on out to one of Tennis System‘s fall shows on their East Coast tours and try to supress all your excitement for their upcoming KILL/HURT release, Teenagers. Check out the dates below:

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EVER WONDER WHAT GOES ON AT KILL/HURT HQ?

No surprises here, right?

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KH003 SOLD OUT!

There might be a copy or two of Cowabunga Babes vs. the Zoltars at Vacation Vinyl in Silver Lake, or you can always check with the bands — but KILL/HURT HQ officially is out of our third release! Don’t worry — there’s more Cowabunga Babes cassette action going on over at Burger Records; the ‘Babes…

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NEW + AWESOME PIZZA! MUSIC VIDEO!

In between recording and mastering their new album (coming soon, we hear!) Pizza! released this totally amazing and inspired music video of their song, “Be a Man.” Check it out below! The song is featured on their KILL/HURT release Bogus Rimshots from the Fourth. We have a few copies of the tape left in stock…

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UPDATED COWABUNGA BABES TOUR DATES + UPCOMING RELEASES

Cowabunga Babes are heading on a West Coast tour in August, so make sure you catch them if they’re rolling through your town! Check out the dates below. Several dates on the band’s routing are open and they’re looking for shows! If you can help ‘em out, please email the band ASAP! The ‘Babes are…

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SNAKEHOLE SUMMER SHOWS + TAPE COMING SOON!

Miami’s scuzziest + trashiest girl punks, Snakehole, are prepping their August release with Kill/Hurt and the band and team KH could not be more excited. We’ve heard the tracks and they are incredible — try envisioning gothy metal punks skateboarding through the crowds of North Beach causing trouble and kicking ass, and you’ll have a…

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ARE YOU READY FOR PIZAZZ MUSIQ?

Pre-orders for KH006 by Pizazz Musiq go out tomorrow morning. You still have 24 hours to sign up for the KILL/HURT email list to get a chance to grab this ultra-dancey electropop gem before it’s gone forever. (Orders will open up to the public at the end of the week.) Pizazz Musiq is limited to…

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PREMIER: VIDEO FOR COMPUTER MAGIC’S “THE END OF TIME”!

In anticipation for her upcoming 7″ single to be released on London’s Roundtable Records, Computer Magic released a snazzy, totally awesome video this morning for “The End of Time.” This is the same track that was also featured on both editions of the Get a Job cassette! (Sorry guys, this is still sold out and…

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COWABUNGA BABES SUMMER COMEBACK

A few weeks ago, Cowabunga Babes announced the band would temporarily split due to band member relocation. Everyone assumed this would be the end of the ‘Babes — but now, there’s some good news! Everyone’s favorite Austin (and now for some members, Los Angeles) based garage punk powerhouse will play a handful of shows at…

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NEW PIZZA! COMING SOON

Today, Los Angeles’ favorite experimental pop supergroup Pizza! posted a little video preview containing snippets of songs from the band’s upcoming album. No word yet on when the new material is set to be released — but if the following video is any indication, we can tell it’s going to be one rad record. You…

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LAST COWABUNGA BABES SHOW EVER!

If you’re lucky enough to live in or around Austin, TX, get on out to the 29th Street Ballroom to catch the very last performance of Cowabunga Babes — ever! Cassie, one of the ‘Babes, is moving out to Los Angeles — so be sure to watch this amazing band go out in style! You’ll…

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KH005 SECOND PRESSING SOLD OUT!

Copies may be available for purchase from Computer Magic at live shows! Thanks to everyone who purchased this release.

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KH004 SOLD OUT

Copies may still be available at Vacation Vinyl in Silver Lake or directly through Ghost Animal at one of their upcoming shows. GHOST ANIMAL – SUMMER TOUR DATES April 26 @ Bunk Bar, Portland, OR w/ Anne April 28 @ East End, Portland, OR May 18 @ Holocene, Portland, OR (7″ release party)

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NEW GHOST ANIMAL VIDEO!

In celebration of their upcoming 7″, Ghost Animal premiered a new music video for their song “Single Man.” The song comes as the B-side to the “In Your Room” single, which will be released on April 20th via European label Amdiscs; you can pre-order the 7″ through Amdiscs. (Kill/Hurt will also receive a small amount…

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KH005 – COMPUTER MAGIC’S “GET A JOB” SECOND PRESSING AVAILABLE!

Computer Magic‘s Get a Job is now in its second pressing! The tape is still limited to 50 hand numbered copies, 25 of each color — but instead of “On VHS,” the green tape now features “Science Channel 9″ as the closing track. (See full tape tracklisting below.) After this batch of tapes sell out,…

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GHOST ANIMAL VIDEO PREMIERE + TOUR DATES!

Many thanks go out to the folks over at My Old Kentucky Blog for premiering the video for Ghost Animal‘s “Young and in Love” yesterday. Check out the video, made by Fabien (formerly of Delicious Scopitone) below! Ghost Animal – “Young And In Love” from The Tearist on Vimeo. We only have a few copies…

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KH001 SOLD OUT

We will not be repressing Night Vision Street Magic, but you might be able to snag the last true copy at Vacation Vinyl in Silver Lake. This was our first release, so it’s bittersweet to see this one finally go.

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