Past Sounds: 6-24-16

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. Yo La Tengo – “Sugarcube” (I Can Feel the Heart Beating as One, Matador Records)   Yo La … Continue reading Past Sounds: 6-24-16

Miles Davis, Robert Glasper share video “Maiysha (So Long) feat. Erykah Badu”

Longtime friends, collaborators and Grammy-winning musicians Erykah Badu and Robert Glasper have teamed up again for the track & video for “Maiysha (So Long)”, from new album Everything’s Beautiful–the visionary exploration of Miles Davis’ music, featuring reimagined interpretations of his music produced by Glasper. The track’s lyrics were written by Badu, and were based on “Maiysha” by Davis. Watch the … Continue reading Miles Davis, Robert Glasper share video “Maiysha (So Long) feat. Erykah Badu”

Video Premiere: Hexadiode, “Synchrocidal”

Formed in 2014 and hailing from the bleak, industrial factory city of Dayton, Ohio, Hexadiode delivers a creative burst of energy amongst the drab landscape from which they were born. They’re a hardware only electro-industrial dance act that dabbles in art damaged, experimental tendencies, Hexadiode are committed to producing an old school EBM dynamic with a forward thinking, 21st century … Continue reading Video Premiere: Hexadiode, “Synchrocidal”

Radio Moscow releases double live LP

Radio Moscow’s new double LP Live! In California was recorded absolutely live (no overdubs) over two nights at The Satellite club in Los Angeles in December 2015. The album features 76 minutes of the trio’s unique brand of high-energy psychedelic rock’n’roll. The material is pulled from all their studio albums and the songs feature new arrangements. Live! In California also includes the previously … Continue reading Radio Moscow releases double live LP

Pickathon announces record releases, lineup (2016)

Pickathon announced the upcoming release of TWO new Live At Pickathon records, each packaged with original art by longtime Pickathon artist, Travis Bone, and pressed in Oregon at the fabulous Cascade Record Pressing! Both releases will come out on August 9, and you can pre-order each of them today. Live At Pickathon: Woods / The Men Limited, one-time pressing on your … Continue reading Pickathon announces record releases, lineup (2016)

AWOLNATION join Prophets of Rage on tour (2016)

AWOLNATION has been selected to join Prophets of Rage on their nationwide summer/fall tour. The group, comprised of Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk along with Chuck D and DJ Lord of Public Enemy and Cypress Hill’s B-Real will kick off their “Make America Rage Again” trek on August 19 in Fairfax, VA. It … Continue reading AWOLNATION join Prophets of Rage on tour (2016)

Future Sounds: 6-22-16

Banks & Steelz – Giant Rap legend RZA and Interpol’s Paul Banks started out as friends playing chess together and now they are Banks & Steelz, the best rap-rock hybrid since The Black Keys’ Blakroc. Giant is the opening track off of their forthcoming album,  Anything But Words, due August 26 on Warner Bros and it is a juggernaut of an opener. With a … Continue reading Future Sounds: 6-22-16

The Galaxy Electric on Everything Is Light And Sound

Cosmically tribal with a mixture of bossanova, psychedelia, and the energy of revolution, The Galaxy Electric sets the mood for otherworldly experiences. Using lo-fi recording techniques, sound design- infused arrangements, and primitive reverb and echo devices, they forge their unique sonic palette. Dusty tapes, overly saturated images, and a sense of nostalgia for the way we used to imagine things … Continue reading The Galaxy Electric on Everything Is Light And Sound

Soul Asylum release LP, tour (2016)

Soul Asylum, the mythic garage rockers who helped shape the newly emerging contours of college radio alt-rock in the ’80s before becoming Grammy-winning multi-platinum superstars in the ’90s, have added an additional three weeks to their North American tour in support of their new album Change Of Fortune recently released on Entertainment One Music (eOne Music.) In addition to headlining … Continue reading Soul Asylum release LP, tour (2016)