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We So Funkafied

Seattle Hip Hop fans: Check out the new Mac Slug video, We So Funkafied, filmed here at Jive Time Records and in Everyday Music on Capitol Hill! Loving the Jive Time hero shot at the four minute mark!Read more›

Album Cover Galleries

Check out the latest posts to our album cover galleries. We’re proud to have received over one million combined views while one of our most popular galleries, Project Thirty-Three, featuring mid-century graphic design, has become a major source of inspiration for designers and a teacher’s aid in schools Worldwide. We have several more galleries in the works, so watch this blog or follow Jive Time Records on Facebook for updates. Visit the galleries›Read more›

Seattle’s Helix Magazine

View covers from our growing collection of Helix, Seattle’s first underground newspaper.

Helix was founded and edited by Paul Dorpat in 1967. Many of the covers were illustrated by Walt Crowley who also served as a writer and co-editor. Its articles were wide-ranging featuring anti-war stories, philosophical ramblings, poetry and artwork. The paper didn’t just cover the scene, it also organized and promoted concerts including the legendary, three-day Sky River Rock Festival in Snohomish County. A total of 125 issues were published before the the paper folded in 1970.

Additional issues would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Jive Time if you have issues to donate, trade or sell. Visit the gallery›Read more›

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Punk \ˈpəŋk\ (adjective) 1. Falling short of a standard. 2. Extremely unsatisfactory. 3. Temporarily suffering from a disorder of the body. 4. Relating to or being a style inspired by punk rock. First known use of PUNK: 1896.… Read more›

Updated! Seattle Helix Cover Gallery

Check out the covers from our small but rapidly growing stash of Seattle’s first underground newspaper, The Helix.

The paper was founded and edited by Paul Dorpat in 1967. Many of the covers were illustrated by Walt Crowley who also served as a writer and co-editor. Its articles were wide-ranging featuring anti-war stories, philosophical ramblings, poetry and artwork. The Helix didn’t just cover the scene, it also organized and promoted concerts and festivals including the legendary, three-day Sky River Rock Festival. A total of 125 issues were published before the the paper folded in 1970. Additional issues and/or information would be greatly appreciated and posted here and on Jive Time Records’ blog. Visit the Gallery›Read more›