Vinyl records, radio culture, and a love for all things oddball come together for this issue ofTurntable Operator.
*Some Olympia friends are turning the long-running New Moon Cafe into a collectively-owned cafe, which is going to be awesome. They are fundraising to make this a reality
and we highly encourage people to donate.
*Speaking of collectively-owned organizations, our friends here in Portland are in the process of starting a collectively-owned pub and are hosting a family-friendly fundraiser
later this month.
*Another fundraiser we highly encourage you to donate to is the Rad Dad relaunch project
, which will bring the long-running Rad Dad zine
onto magazine racks and open up this great publication to a way bigger audience, in a way that's ethical and inclusive (As in, not selling their soul to big publishers).
*There's a couple cute new videos from some of our Olympia old time music friends. One for the Pine Hearts
' song "Last Man Standing
" and one for The Lowest Pair's song "Rosie
*Olympia performance art experimental pop friends, Hot Fruit
, were recently interviewed onAlibi
Until next month,
*Portland's own Natasha Kmeto
's album dropped a few weeks ago and got mentions (on the day of its release alone!) on Rookie
, Refinery29, FACT, xlr8r, Dummy, Pigeons & Planes, and more.