Alex Ebert Shares Video For “Broken Record”

Marking the first solo music since his 2011 debut Alexander, the fearless leader of Edward Sharpe and Magnetic Zeros Alex Ebert has released the single “Broken Record”.  Going along with yowling saxphone, delicate percussion, and hazy synth, Ebert serenades ever so tenderly all throughout the track. Here’s a statement from Ebert about “Broken Record” in his press release: “Once in … Continue reading Alex Ebert Shares Video For “Broken Record”

Kristeen Young Shares Video For “You Always Win”

With lyrics that are deeply introspective and filled with vitality, longtime tourmate of Morrissey Kristeen Young is a tour de force.  She credits her influences from riot grrl, opera, to R&B sounds.  No matter what, Young’s captures you with songs that have a flare for the theatrics (a trait that suits her perfectly). Recently, Young shared the Jenn Alva (Girl … Continue reading Kristeen Young Shares Video For “You Always Win”

Rocky Road a la Mode Review

ROCKY ROAD A LA MODE (Green Couch Games) Said in one of the most annoying voices ever, the “Hello!” shouted in between the repeat of that age old summer melody has us all running to our wallets and then out down the street. In Rocky Road a la Mode you’re the original food truck, cruising behind the wheel of your 4-wheel … Continue reading Rocky Road a la Mode Review

Greetings Earthlings; An interview with Jordan Sobolew of Reptoid

This noise-punk brain-child of Jordan Sobolew attacks listeners with abrasive tones and angular drumming patterns that are sure to please fans of the sonically abstract. However, even with the project thematically assuming the perspective of a malevolent shape-shifting alien, the songs aren’t so unapproachable as to alienate all but the most die-hard of noise-philes. As you’re about to hear in … Continue reading Greetings Earthlings; An interview with Jordan Sobolew of Reptoid

Photos: The All-American Rejects, Dashboard Confessional, Express LIVE!, July 25, 2017

On July 25, Dashboard Confessional rolled into Columbus, Ohio’s Express LIVE!. Along for the ride were Social Animals, The Maine, and The All-American Rejects. Ghettoblaster’s Ashley Casebolt was there to capture the action. Social Animals: The Maine: The All-American Rejects: Dashboard Confessional:

The Clientele Share Video For “Everyone You Meet”

After Minotaur was released in 2010, The Clientele officially came out and announced they would be an indefinite hiatus.  Since then singer and principal songwriter for the band Alasdair MacLean has stayed busy.  He released two albums with Lupe Núñez-Fernández as Amor de Días, issued a Clientele best-of called Alone and Unreal, oversaw the reissues of Suburban Light and Strange … Continue reading The Clientele Share Video For “Everyone You Meet”

Ghettoblast From The Past: Twin Peaks (Issue 44)

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 44, Grand Jury Music’s own Twin Peaks.  Words by Tommy Johnson. To subscribe to Ghettoblaster Magazine or to pick up this issue, head over to our In Print … Continue reading Ghettoblast From The Past: Twin Peaks (Issue 44)

Bonzai Shares Her New Video For “I Feel Alright”

With her new single ‘I Feel Alright’ being hailed as an essential summer banger, Bonzai reveals it’s music video; a celebration of being young and being out of control. Taking place at a makeshift rave in a forest clearing around a burning oil drum, things get wavier as night descends and the party heats up.  ‘I Feel Alright’ is her ‘Punk RnB’ … Continue reading Bonzai Shares Her New Video For “I Feel Alright”

Kerala Review

KERALA (Kosmos) I’m a sucker for a pretty game. Last year at Gen Con Sagrada had me transfixed with its translucent dice doubling as stained glass sections and this year at Origins it was the beautiful Indian-inspired components of Kerala. Vibrant colors, extraordinary design and satisfyingly large wooden elephant meeples, what’s not to love? Every time I’d walk by Kosmos’ … Continue reading Kerala Review