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“FIRST FOUR RELEASES” BUNDLE PACK!

Now through the end of February, you can purchase our first four releases for $25 if you reside in the United States and Canada and $33 if you live overseas. Shipping is included in these prices. Already own a Kill/Hurt release? No problem! Just indicate at checkout how many of each tape you’d like us…

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KH005 SOLD OUT

Sorry everyone! Sign up for our email list to be notified when this release is repressed and be the first to get a chance to purchase it. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get updates on any repressings and new releases.

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KH005 BY COMPUTER MAGIC NEARLY SOLD OUT!

A few days ago, members of our mailing list got the chance to pre-order copies of KH005, Computer Magic‘s Get a Job. Now, we are down to the last two copies of the tape! Danz, the brainchild behind Computer Magic, came up with the amazingly brilliant idea to offer two versions of the same release…

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COWABUNGA BABES LIVE AT ORIGAMI VINYL + ZOLTARS TOUR

Our friends over at Origami Vinyl and OnTheRecord.tv debuted a rad video this morning featuring none other than KH003‘s Cowabunga Babes performing live in the Origami loft from this past summer. Check out their super jam, “Beach Babe” below. We still have some copies of the ‘Babes split with the Zoltars available for purchase in…

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GHOST ANIMAL SHOWS IN LA AND NY

Hey everyone it’s time for a Ghost Animal update! First of all we just released their radical tape Youth last week and still have copies for you up on the release page. On top of that, they are playing shows on the east and west coasts in early January that will surely blow you away.…

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WOO WINTER BREAK!

Due to the holidays, any orders placed between December 22nd and January 2nd will not be shipped until the first week of the new year. Thanks for understanding! If you placed an order prior to December 22nd, it has already been shipped. Keep an eye out for a package from Kill/Hurt! Enjoy yr holidays, and…

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM KILL/HURT + HOLIDAY SALE!

It’s that time of year again…and what better way to celebrate than with some new, rad albums on cassette? That’s why we’re happy to announce the Kill/Hurt Holiday Sale! Now through Christmas, you can pick up KH001, KH002 and KH003 for $15 if you reside within the United States and Canada. (International orders, please use…

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“ONLY THE PROS WERE READY FOR IT”

But now, apparently, they think we’re ready for it, too. I’m a little bit frightened/overwhelmed by this cassette, to be perfectly honest. Such threatening copy!

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COMPUTER MAGIC IN THE NEW YORKER!

If you’ve picked up the newest issue of the New Yorker — one of my favorite magazines, by the way! — you may have noticed that KH005 artist Computer Magic got a little love from the Night Life crew! The band’s show this Wednesday, November 24 at Pianos in NYC was featured as a show…

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FRENCHIES LOVE GHOST ANIMAL + KH004 NEWS!

It’s probably no surprise that our next release will be by Portland-by-way-of-California superduo Ghost Animal — we’ve been blabbing about it on Facebook and Twitter for weeks! Now, however, we are ready to announce that Ghost Animal’s Youth will be available for purchase in the beginning of December on our website. (Sweet!) Featuring unreleased singles…

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FUTURE TAPES, FALL UPDATES

Hey everyone! A lot has been happening over the last few months and we have been super busy with the label, life and a whole bunch of other distractions. However, we are just about ready to get going on our next batch of tapes to be released this fall through the beginning of 2011! Keep…

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KH003 UPDATE TIME!

Depending on how you look at it, we have some good and/or bad news for anyone interested in our third release, Cowabunga Babes vs. The Zoltars. There are only a little less than 50 copies of this awesome split left — they’re halfway sold out! So, if you haven’t picked up a copy yet, you…

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PIZZA! CANCELS 8/11 SHOW IN PROTEST OF BEST BUY POLITICS

Pizza! has canceled their first show in their five years of being a band due to shady political donations by Best Buy, one of the corporate sponsors of “Hide+Seek: Summer at the Bandshell.” According to the band, Best Buy made a significant campaign contribution to an anti-gay Minnesota gubernatorial candidate — totally not cool by…

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KILL/HURT IN THE LOS ANGELES TIMES!

In case you missed it, KILL/HURT was featured in the August 1st edition of the Los Angeles Times for a piece on the rise of cassette culture in LA. You can check it out here. We are extremely humbled and super excited to be featured in the piece alongside two of our favorite tape labels,…

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FREE PIZZA!

Keep your afternoon wide open this Sunday, July 25 and come on down to Space 1520 in Hollywood for a free slice of Pizza! (The band, not the food. Sorry to get yr hopes up.) The kick-ass experimental pop group performs with other local bands Big Search and Summer Darling as a part of the…

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FREE SHOW, FREE BEER, TAPES 4 SALE

Pretty sure the title says it all, but a little detail never hurt, right? Get yourself down to the very fabulous Origami Vinyl in Echo Park tomorrow night to catch a free in-store performance from KH003 artists Cowabunga Babes, who will be in Los Angeles all the way from Austin, TX. We initially caught the…

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YO, SAN FRANCISCO!

A little shout-out to my hometown(area) making sure you keep the evening of July 10th totally and completely open. Why? So you can check out the artists behind KH002, of course! Pizza! will be playing at Amnesia in the city along with fellow Angelinos Signals (featuring former members of the Mae Shi). Some San Francisco…

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CASSETTES: POWERFUL 80S TECHNOLOGY

Put that shit on yr super hip hi-fi system.

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PREVIEW: NIGHT VISION STREET MAGIC

The tapes have come, the labels are printing and our first tape is on the way! We are beyond stoked to announce KH001 — Night Vision Street Magic by Philadelphia musician-artist Brendan Welsh. Featuring dark guitar jams, aerodynamic synths and some killer tambo, Night Vision Street Magic satisfies those craving heavy sludge drone rock. Like…

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TAPES ARE HERE!

After a lot of checking the UPS online tracking system, our first batch of blank cassettes have finally arrived over at Kill/Hurt HQ! We think you’ll agree with us in saying that they look TOTALLY RAD. Special thanks to our distributor, Tony, over at Rainbow Tapes for putting up with our picky tape lengths. In…

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PUT A RAD ALL-GIRL BAND OUT ON VINYL, FEEL GOOD ABOUT YOURSELF

Seeing as how we are (soon!) going to branch out into pressing vinyl, it seems only halfway relevant that I mention an amazing project spearheaded by indie stalwarts Kill Rock Stars featured on the uber-hip fundraising website Kickstarter. Way back in 2001, KRS released the entire discography of the totally-rad all-girl Swedish post-punk band Kleenex/LiLiPUT…

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IN SOVIET RUSSIA, CROCODILES FRIEND YOU!

…and apparently live in magical lo-fi worlds. With bad subtitles. Wonder if they’ll ‘listen to chillwave’ and ‘get blogged about’  in the next episode.

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AWESOME SHOW, SO CHEAP IT’S ALMOST FREE

Head on out to the Spread in Sun Valley tonight to catch a rad lineup of bands including KILL/HURT friends the Franks and the Damn Sons. The show is $5 (bonus) and BYOB (super bonus). Besides, what were you going to do anyway? See Conan O’Brien up at Universal City Walk? (OK, if that’s a…

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FIRST POST!

We are currently prepping our first batch of tapes from a bunch of awesome bands including Pizza!, the Franks, Brendan Welsh+more. Be sure to sign up for our mailing list to get exclusive updates and presale information on all our upcoming releases. If you’re interested in releasing a cassette on KILL/HURT, get in touch with…

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