NOV 6, 2015: WORLDWIDE DEBUT of “FREE.MP3”! !

I don’t know how these guys do it, but somehow between the endless touring Dubioza Kolektiv keeps writing, recording…creating. And today present their latest offering“Free.mp3” (also known as the “Pirate Bay Song”)…along with a video that is about as bold as you can get!! CLICK IT, SEED IT , SHARE IT, LINK IT, STREAM IT: … more »

COMO ASESINAR A FELIPES to join FAITH NO MORE ON TOUR IN S. AMERICA!!

Yes, you read that right: Sept. 20 Buenos Aires, Argentina Luna Park Sept. 24 Sao Paulo, Brazil Espaco Das Americas Sept. 27 Santiago, Chile Santiago Gets Louder On behalf of CAF and Koolarrow, we’d like to shout out a BIG thanks to the members Faith No More for throwing behind their support!

FREE TRACK GIVEAWAY!

Ladies and Gentlemen, the new CAF “V” is coming and we are giving away a free track for your enjoyment. This will be available on vinyl and digital only on November 28! To get your copy of the track, click on this link: http://www.koolarrow.com/v/

New CAF “V” album coming Nov. 28 !!

Koolarrow Records is proud to announce a very special release: COMO ASESINAR A FELIPES new EP “V”. This five song album was recorded at Estudios Koolarrow in Oakland, between off-day during CAF’s groundbreaking US tour earlier this year. All tracks were performed live in the studio with only minimal overdubbing…It’s bigger, fatter, darker than ever—so … more »

CAF ANNOUNCES SXSW, CALIFORNIA TOURDATES!!

COMO ASESINAR A FELIPES comes to the US for the first time, including 3 performances at Austin’s SXSW Festival, in addition to 4 California Dates. In San Francisco, they will be playing at The Independent with Chilean friend and co-collaborator ANA TIJOUX and KUMBIA QUEERS. The second show will be held at SF’s SubMission Gallery, … more »

Jan 06, 2013

For all of you falling KA, you probably know already that last year was an intense one for our artists on many levels: La Plebe’s European shows with Talco, Kultur Shock’s two EU tours, Talking Book in South America (including a killer show with CAF in Buenos Aires), Mexican Dubwiser’s US debut, Dubioza Kolektiv absolutely … more »

TALKING BOOK SOUTH AMERICAN TOUR NEWS

Dates are confirmed, countdown begins! JUL 26 SANTIAGO, CL KMSU (w/Chuck Mosley!) JUL 27 VALPARAISO, CL El Huevo (w/Chuck Mosley!) JUL 31 BUENOS AIRES, ARG Roxie Live (w/Como Asesinar a Felipes!) AUG 01 SAO PAULO, BR SESC Belenzinho AUG 02 ARARAQUARA, BR SESC Araraquara AUG 04 RIO DE JANEIRO, BR Audio Rebel

MEXICAN DUBWISER ALBUM SCHEDULED FOR MAY 14 RELEASE!

On May 14, Koolarrow, in association with Kin Kon Records, is proud to release the debut album of Revolution Radio by Mexican Dubwiser (aka Marcelo Tijerina). There is also a personal history to this one; I’ve known Marcelo for about 15 years, beginning when he worked at Cuarto de Control, the studio of Control Machete … more »

CAF’s “Comenzara de Nuevo” is out now!!

Como Asesinar a Felipes are among the best and brightest from the current musical explosion that is going on in Chile, one of Chile’s most popular emerging acts. “Comenzara de Nuevo” marks their US debut. Their “fusion between hiphop and jazz” might sound cliche, until one appreciates how their unique approach to the moodier, and … more »

COMING NOV. 23…!!

BREAKING NEWS RE: HOUSE OF HAYDUK “CITY OF QUARTZ” : I am personally very excited about this one…not only because I’m playing on it but because it’s a collaboration with musicians I have a lot of respect for. I first saw Charles Hayward’s band THIS HEAT in London back when I was 18 in the … more »

TALKING BOOK EN CHILE!

We’ve told you we were coming, so here are the details: OCTOBER 20-22, FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL de VANGUARDIA CHILE. Chile’s first avant grade festival, a free 3 day event, that will not only feature 2 nights of THE TALKING BOOK, but also Chile legends FULANO and Koolarrow’s very own COMO ASESINAR A FELIPES!! This is be … more »

OUR BANDS IN 2012

We’ve got a lot of news..it seems like almost every active KA band is either touring throughout the summer or getting ready to record new material….which is a good thing! We have Spring and Summer European Tourdates for DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV and LA PLEBE, Bradley Walther is BACK in FLATTBUSH and they’re hard at work on … more »

NEW DUBIOZA OUT THIS WEEK!!!

Next Tuesday, Sept 13 is the official worldwide release date “Wild WIld East”, from our newest label mates…THE DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV. If you’re in Europe, you already know that these guys are a relentless live act, and will not stop until they’ve played every festival stage and back alley on the continent. Coinciding with this, and … more »

KOOLARROW SUMMER UPDATE!!

This summer is going to be a busy as hell for Koolarrow bands, with new releases and tours planned throughout the season. And really, there is SO much going on that this bulletin is more like a “State of the Label address” than your average news update…What I am proud to say is that every … more »

KOOLARROW PRESENTS: THE TALKING BOOK

May 24 marks the debut of our latest release “The Talking Book”, a collection of aural collage and soundscapes, the product of a collaboration between Koolarrow’s Bill Gould and Jared Blum. For those of you already familiar with Bill’s work, this may come as bit of a surprise… and for those of you not familiar … more »

KOOLARROW WELCOMES DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV!!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Koolarrow Records is proud to announce our newest addition to the fold, Bosnia’s notorious Dubioza Kolektiv…Their last album “5 do 12” is nominated in line for “Best Independent Album 2010” by Europe’s IMPALA music awards, and right now they’re in the middle of mixing their new album, tentatively titled “Wild Wild East” … more »

FIRST RELEASE OF 2011!!!

To kickoff this new site, we proudly announce our very first “digital only” effort, with “Un Disparo al Centro” by Como Asesinar a Felipes, an absolutely incredible band from Chile. Though they utilize elements of hip hop and jazz, it’s their very unique sound that, to our ears, is groundbreaking. Well, that, and the fact … more »

WELCOME TO THE NEW KA SITE!

There are also some new changes at Koolarrow taking place. A major one is that you will begin to see more “digital only” releases. Yes, it’s true that times are tough for the cd market, we all know that, but working in this format is also a great way, for a small label like ours … more »