Calvin Johnson's 


Announce debut album, This Party Is just Getting Started

Out 16th September via K Records

UK Tour in October

Watch the videos for 'Hotter Than Hott' & 'And Stuff Like That There'

The debut album by Selector Dub Narcotic is an exercise in ecstatic genre-smashing, blending and up-ending. Calvin Johnson of the K label and such Olympia combos as Dub Narcotic Sound System, Beat Happening, Halo Benders and most recently The Hive Dwellers has been working under the nom de plume Selector Dub Narcotic since founding the Dub Narcotic Studio in 1993.

This Party Is Just Getting Started is a collaboration with NW hip hop producer Smoke M2D6, who first began working with K producing the All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255] compilation. As a member of the Oldominion crew Smoke M2D6 has produced almost every major hip hop artist in Washington and Oregon. This Party Is just Getting Started began with the song “All for the Sake of Rhymin’” (which samples K artist Mahjongg) and snowballed into an entire album of dance pop garage soul with Calvin’s trademark melodica wafting overall.

Watch the video for 'Hotter Than Hott' via Pitchfork: & the video for 'And Stuff Like That There' here:

Selector Dub Narcotic will come to the UK this October for a series of live dates, including Bethnal Green Working Men's Club in London on 17th October. Dates are as follows:

Oct 14 - Union Corner, Plymouth
Oct 17 - Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London*
Oct 18 - The Druidstone Hotel, 
Haverfordwest, Wales
Oct 21 - Nexus Art Café, Manchester
Oct 22 - The Northern Charter, Newcastle
Oct 23 - Wharf Chambers (Sunday Matinee Show), Leeds
Oct 24 - Unitarian Church, Cambridge
Oct 25 - The Fishermen’s Chapel, Leigh-on-Sea
Oct 26 - Tom Thumb Theatre, Margate*

* w/ Catenary Wires

'This Party Is just Getting Started' Tracklisting:

1. Hotter Than Hott
2. Baby's Got Oi
3. All Thumbs
4. I Need Sum
5. The Party's Over
6. What the . . .
7. Carry The Sun
8. All For the Sake of Rhymin'
9. Recreational Ironing
10. Let Spend Some Time Together
11. And Stuff Like That There
12. Lonely Planet Puss'n'Boots
13. Docu Drama
14. Every Woman

"At fourteen tracks long, it’s quite a hefty slice of pie.... It’s the kind of wild, hypnotic, beat-smothered album that would sound best as the soundtrack to a party, or some other situation where you want to feel uplifted, free and giddy as a kid after fanta and skittles." - Noisey [album prestream]



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