Music

Future Sounds: 7-27-16

Welcome to Future Sounds! Every Wednesday Ghettoblaster brings you a handful of singles from upcoming albums to excite and entice your ears. Below you’ll find songs that really stand out as essential listening. So please sit back, relax and treat yourself to some seriously great music. Mass Gothic – “A Run” Mass Gothic, the duo of Hooray for Earth’s Noel … Continue reading Future Sounds: 7-27-16

Ghettoblast From The Past: Aloe Blacc (Issue 25)

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 39, Interscope Records Aloe Blacc.  Words by Jason Schueppert.   To subscribe to Ghettoblaster Magazine or to pick up this issue, head over to our In Print page.

¡Vamos! releases LP via Maximum Pelt Records, video for “Feelmonger”

Chicago’s ¡Vamos! celebrates their new album with an intense new video for “Feelmonger”. The trio are known for their propulsive, fuzz-laden punk sets that call to mind bands like Gun Club and Ty Segall in equal measure, but the band will cop to influences like The Beatles, Nirvana, New Order and The Rapture as well. Spiderbait’s ten tracks reveal lurching brutality … Continue reading ¡Vamos! releases LP via Maximum Pelt Records, video for “Feelmonger”

Newmoon share video for “Head of Stone”

After recently premiering the debut single “Head of Stone”, Belgium shoegaze act Newmoon has released a video for the same track from the band’s upcoming LP Space out this fall via Mayfly Records (US) and PIAS Recordings (EU). Belgium shoegaze/dream pop artist Newmoon rose out of the ashes of melodic hardcore act Midnight Souls. Although there are obvious differences in their music, Newmoon … Continue reading Newmoon share video for “Head of Stone”

This Charming Man; An interview with Adam Remnant

One of Athens, Ohio’s greatest exports was folk rock collective Southeast Engine, who released four albums of critically-lauded, and character-driven folk rock. However, after years of touring, in 2012 the band called it a day and began an indefinite hiatus. That’s when songwriter Adam Remnant began writing and recording songs that began to see light of day when he released … Continue reading This Charming Man; An interview with Adam Remnant

Going Organic; An interview with Scott Donaldson of King Buffalo

Rochester, New York, three-piece King Buffalo, whose brief discography, a 2013 three-song EP titled Demo and a 2015 split 12-inch with Le Betre, self-release their debut album, Orion, on Aug. 5. Their organic, heavy psych vibe creates a viciously engaging environment, in which to soak in the nuances of stoner rock at its most dynamic.   Ghettoblaster recently caught up … Continue reading Going Organic; An interview with Scott Donaldson of King Buffalo

Kosha Dillz streams WHAT I DO ALL DAY and PICKLE

Boasting beats by Jesse “Belief” Shatkin (Sia and One Direction), 19-year-old newcomer YUC Beats, Nate Greenberg, Ski Beatz (Jay Z, Camp Lo), and Curtiss King (E-40, Murs, Kendrick Lamar), Kosha Dillz‘s new album, What I Do All Day and Pickle is Kosha’s latest masterpiece. Opening with the hilarious “No You Can’t,” What I Do All Day and Pickle is a glimpse into the life of the Jewish rapper extraordinaire, who one day could be … Continue reading Kosha Dillz streams WHAT I DO ALL DAY and PICKLE

Past Sounds: 7-22-16

This is Past Sounds. Every Friday Ghettoblaster Magazine is looking back and finding great music from various eras. Below are songs that sound great no matter what decade they’re played in. So strap in as we take a musical journey, back in time. Billy Bragg – “Levi Stubbs’ Tears” (Talking With the Taxman About Poetry, Elektra Records) 1986 From the … Continue reading Past Sounds: 7-22-16

Song Premiere: Our Lady, “The Fox”

Mayfly Records will release the Lure LP from Springfield, Illinois, post rock/indie artist Our Lady. The five piece describe themselves as post everything, and there is no genre more fitting. Starting out as a post hardcore/screamo band, over multiple releases their only constant has been their evolution, adding elements of folk, indie rock, and post rock along the way without ever … Continue reading Song Premiere: Our Lady, “The Fox”

Ghettoblast From The Past: Crystal Antlers (Issue 29)

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 29, Innovative Leisure’s own Crystal Antlers.  Words by Andrew Lampela.  Photo by Lorie Moulton. To subscribe to Ghettoblaster Magazine or to pick up this issue, head over to our … Continue reading Ghettoblast From The Past: Crystal Antlers (Issue 29)