Kill Rock Stars is an artist-friendly independent record label founded in 1991 by Slim Moon and based in Olympia, WA. Since 1991 KRS and it’s sister label 5RC have released upwards of 300 records. Some notable artists from KRS’ past and present include Deerhoof, The Gossip, Xiu Xiu, The Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Sleater-Kinney, and Bikini Kill. Although a business, KRS is not a profit-driven company, but rather driven by a love of the music and the people who make the music. KRS takes pride in working with any artist it loves, regardless of sales potential or lack thereof.