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Karl Blau


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Indie rock, Folk, Experimental

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer

vocals, guitar, bass guitar, drums, keyboards, saxophone

Associated acts
D+, Earth, Generifus, The Microphones, Laura Veirs, Your Heart Breaks, LAKE

Anacortes, Washington, United States

Music groups
The Microphones, D+, Earth, The Bundles

Record labels
K Records, Knw-Yr-Own Records, Marriage Records

Nature's Got Away, Dance Positive, Clothes Your I's, The Glow Pt 2, The Bees Made Honey in

Phil Elvrum, Bret Lunsford, Lori Goldston, Adrienne Davies, Dylan Carlson


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Karl Blau is an American indie rock and folk musician based in Anacortes, Washington, United States, and a member of the Knw-Yr-Own/K Records collective. His music is eclectic, incorporating elements of folk, dub, R&B, bossa nova, grunge, hip hop, drone and worldbeat.


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Blau is a singer-songwriter who releases his music through a subscription service called the "Kelp Lunacy Advanced Plagiarism Society", retitled from "Kelp Monthly" as new releases were not produced and sent out on time. He has played in several bands over the years, such as D+, Brothers Blau, Captain Fathom and Your Heart Breaks. He also has collaborated extensively with other Washington-based musicians, including Phil Elvrum of The Microphones and Mount Eerie, LAKE and Earth. In addition, he has toured and recorded with Laura Veirs, whose career also began in the Pacific Northwest.

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Blau was referenced in a song carrying his name by the London punk band Video Nasties. The Microphones' album, It Was Hot, We Stayed in the Water, also has a song titled "Karl Blau".


  • Doin' Things the Way They Happen (Knw-Yr-Own 1997)
  • Shell Collection (Knw-Yr-Own 1997)
  • A Second Culling (Knw-Yr-Own 1999)
  • Clothes Your I's (Knw-Yr-Own 2001)
  • Beneath Waves (K Records 2006)
  • Dance positive (Marriage Records 2007)
  • Nature's Got Away (K Records 2008)
  • Zebra (K Records 2009)
  • Introducing Karl Blau (Raven Marching Band/Bella Union 2016)
  • Singles

  • "Slow Down Joe" b/w "Lake King's Daughter" (K Records/OnPurpose Records 2006)
  • "That's How I Got To Memphis" b/w "Forest" (collaboration with Mount Analog) (K Records)
  • Kelp Lunacy Advanced Plagiarism Society series

    1. Dark, Magic Sea
    2. The Coconutcracker
    3. Turning Tutu, Turning Leaves
    4. Dunkel Blau
    5. Purple Heart
    6. Deep Sandwich
    7. Remember Tomorrow
    8. Lore of Ears
    9. Dubble Dooty Booty
    10. Trust in Sirens
    11. It Was Hot, We Stayed in the Water
    12. Welsh Phantoms and Other Ghosts of Western Europe
    13. Sea/Saw
    14. Stereoearrings
    15. If I Knew Zen What I Know Now
    16. AM
    17. Sing Together/Lonely Under the Covers
    18. Beer & Chai
    19. Flotsam & Jetsam
    20. Let It All Out
    21. Sigh Lens
    22. Bread-n-Grease
    23. Trunkal Howl
    24. LAKE
    25. Free The Bird
    26. Dance Positive
    27. Good Lovin' County
    28. In Return From Ghost Country


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