Bands/Musicians K Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of K Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This K Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular K Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these K Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by K Records.

List is made up of artists like Madonna and Avril Lavigne.

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Adam Forkner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelia, Electronic music, Experimental music
Adam Forkner is a musician / producer from Portland, Oregon, USA, who, since 2003, has performed as White Rainbow.

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All Girl Summer Fun Band is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Indie pop, New Wave
All Girl Summer Fun Band is a Portland based twee-pop band, initially composed of Kim Baxter, Kathy Foster, Jen Sbragia, and Ari Douangpanya.

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Amelia Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop
Amelia Fletcher, OBE is a British singer, songwriter, guitarist and economist.

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Beat Happening is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Alternative rock, Punk rock
Beat Happening is an American indie pop band formed in Olympia, Washington in 1982. Calvin Johnson, Heather Lewis and Bret Lunsford have been the band's continual members. Beat Happening were ...more

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Billy Karren is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk rock
William Francis "Billy" Karren is an American musician and feminist best known as the lead guitarist of the punk band Bikini Kill, and the leader of Olympia garage band The November ...more

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Blood Sausage is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Blood Sausage Indie rock
Blood Sausage were an indie rock band from Brighton, England, containing members of Huggy Bear.

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Blues Explosion is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Blues-rock, Punk blues
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is an American alternative rock trio, formed in 1991 and based in New York City, New York. The band consists of Judah Bauer on guitar, backing vocals, harmonica ...more

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Bradford Cox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Garage rock, Electronic music
Bradford James Cox is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the indie rock band Deerhunter. He also pursues a solo career under the moniker Atlas Sound. Cox formed ...more

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Calvin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Punk rock, Indie rock
Calvin Johnson is an American guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, music producer, and disc jockey born in Olympia, Washington, US. Known for his uniquely deep, droning singing voice, Johnson was a ...more

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Carrie Brownstein is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock
Carrie Rachel Brownstein (born September 27, 1974) is an American musician, actress, writer, director, and comedian. She first came to prominence as a member of the band Excuse 17 before forming ...more

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Chicks on Speed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Musique concrète, Rock music
Chicks on Speed is a music and fine art ensemble, formed in Munich in 1997, when members Australian Alex Murray-Leslie and New Yorker Melissa Logan met at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts. Though ...more

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D+ is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
D+ Indie rock
D+ is an indie rock band based in Anacortes, Washington. Formed in 1996 by singer/guitarist Bret Lunsford and singers/multi-instrumentalists Karl Blau and Phil Elverum, the band is perhaps best ...more

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Dub Narcotic Sound System is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Dub Narcotic Sound System Indie rock
Dub Narcotic Sound System is an Olympia, Washington based indie-funk musical group founded by Calvin Johnson, signed to K Records.

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Electrosexual is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Electronic music, Electro house
Electrosexual is a French electronic musician, composer, performer, record producer and Music video director living in Berlin. His passion for early electronic engines and primitive sounds from ...more

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Fifth Column is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Fifth Column Riot grrrl, Punk rock, Post-punk
Fifth Column, a Canadian all-women experimental post-punk band from Toronto, came about during the early 1980s.

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Glass Candy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Synthpop, Dance-punk
Glass Candy is an American electronic music duo from Portland, Oregon, formed in 1996 by vocalist Ida No and producer and multi-instrumentalist Johnny Jewel. The band is part of the Italians Do ...more

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Heavenly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Indie rock
Heavenly were a 1990s twee pop band, originally forming in Oxford, England in 1989. Amelia Fletcher, Mathew Fletcher, Peter Momtchiloff and Robert Pursey had all been members of Talulah Gosh, a ...more

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Heavens to Betsy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Riot grrrl, Rock music, Alternative rock
Heavens to Betsy was an American indie-punk band formed in Olympia, Washington in 1991. They were part of the DIY riot grrrl movement in the punk rock underground in the early 1990s, and were ...more

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Honeybunch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Honeybunch Indie pop
Honeybunch is an indie pop band from Providence, Rhode island formed in 1987 by future Velvet Crush member Jeffrey Borchardt, releasing a string of records before splitting up in 1995. The band ...more

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Ian Svenonius is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Soul music, Punk rock
Ian F Svenonius is an American musician, notable as the singer of various Washington, D.C.-based bands including Nation of Ulysses, The Make-Up, Weird War, and Chain and The Gang. Between his ...more

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IQU is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
IQU Lo-fi music
IQU is a lo-fi music group from Olympia, Washington

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Isaac Brock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie folk, Indie rock
Isaac K. Brock is the lead singer, guitarist, banjoist, and songwriter for the American indie rock band Modest Mouse, as well as his side project band, Ugly Casanova. As a songwriter he is noted ...more

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Jeremy Jay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Jeremy Jay Indie pop
Jeremy Jay is an American musician and singer-songwriter.

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Karl Blau is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Indie rock
Karl Blau is an indie rock and folk musician based in Anacortes, Washington, USA, and a member of the Knw-Yr-Own/K Records collective. His music is eclectic, incorporating elements of folk, dub, ...more

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Karp is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list K Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Post-hardcore, Hardcore punk
Karp was a post-hardcore band from Tumwater, Washington, that formed in 1990 and lasted until 1998. The band was formed by Chris Smith aka Chris "Slayer", Jared Warren, and Scott ...more