That guy simply known as Carl Kavorkian just released a new single and video today for for “AlterNatives.” His last full-length release, the gritty The Happiest Sad Face, was released back in 2012 so it’s refreshing to hear this new track which is as cathartic as it is is debasing. Kavorkian walks a fine line between both worlds and I’m … Continue reading Carl Kavorkian Shares New Video “AlterNatives”
Since the year 2000, Ghettoblaster has been putting out a quarterly print magazine. For Ghettoblast from the Past, we look back at the bands and artists that were showcased within these pages. From Issue 22, Hermit Hut Records Six Organs of Admittance by Kyle Gatlin. To subscribe to Ghettoblaster Magazine or to pick up this issue, head over to our In Print page.
Since the year 2000, Ghettoblaster has been putting out a quarterly print magazine. For Ghettoblast from the Past, we look back at the bands and artists that were showcased within these pages. From Issue 28, comedian Louis C.K. by Aaron van Dorn. To subscribe to Ghettoblaster Magazine or to pick up this issue, head over to our In Print page.
Oakland based rapper Unity returns with his new “Free The Funk” and ropes in George Clinton, Sly Stone, Bebe and Amuka for this track. Unity Lewis, formally known as Young Precise, is announced the release of his second project, 7th Dynasty, featuring 60’s and 70’s Funk music pioneer, George Clinton. The album, which is produced by Oakland’s electronic/hip-hop Egon Brainparts of the production duo … Continue reading Unity Premieres Video “Free The Funk feat. George Clinton” →
The Faint have shared their new single “Young & Realistic.” The Faint’s Todd Fink says, “I believe this one goes in The Faint Danse Party folder. We wrote, recorded, and mixed it ourselves here at our studio in Omaha, Nebraska. Pretty song-y for club music and pretty clubby for indie/punk, this one falls right in the sweet spot. I love that … Continue reading The Faint share “Young & Realistic,” tour with Gang Of Four (2016) →
After a few teaser tracks and an unhurried music video, Baltimore trio Outer Spaces are touring in support of A Shedding Snake. Taking cues from Pavement, the expansive melody-driven choruses are perfectly grounded by Cara Beth Santalino’s sweetly sung yet biting lyrics, highlighted by minimalistic yet powerful harmonies a la Warpaint. Her strength as a songwriter is perfectly accompanied by … Continue reading Outer Spaces tours in support of A Shedding Snake (2016) →
Kanine Records’ newest signing Hockey Dad have released the video for their new single “So Tired.” Filmed in and around their hometown of Wollongong, the Super 8 footage captures their teenage horror surf rock drama.”So Tired” will appear on the Australian duo’s debut album Boronia, due out August 12. Hockey Dad is thrilled to announce their first ever North American … Continue reading Hockey Dad share video for “So Tired,” tour (2016) →
After the release of Next Thing, their latest critically-acclaimed album and sold out U.S. tour, Frankie Cosmos announced another run of dates this summer. Their tour will be will be kicking off at Windup Space in Baltimore and wrap up at New York’s Bowery Ballroom. Fans will also be able to catch Frankie Cosmos at Rough Trade on June 11 as part of … Continue reading Frankie Cosmos tours in support of Next Thing (2016) →
Philadelphia, PA’s Mercury Girls features Sarah Schimineck, Kevin Attics, Andrew Hagiwara, Chris Schackerman, and Kevin O’Halloran. Schimineck, formerly of NYC Popfest alums Pet Milk is flanked by the shimmery and adventurous guitar interplay of Attics (Literature, former Pitchfork Media) and O’Halloran (of indie heroes Little Big League, Run For Cover Records). Hagiwara and Schackerman provide a sturdy rhythmic base, creating … Continue reading Mercury Girls sign to Slumberland, tour (2016) →
This July, California-based indie pop quartet Fialta will release their second full length record, Shadow of a Drought, a, wry, synth-laced, pop meditation on life in the 21st Century. The band includes Mike Leibovich, Beth Clements, David Provenzano and Sarah Shotwell (from left in album cover), two married couples who teamed up in 2011. Shadow of a Drought is a balanced departure from Fialta’s … Continue reading Fialta to release Shadow of a Drought, tour (2016) →