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Big Thief Shares Track “Shark Smile”

Brooklyn’s Big Thief shares “Shark Smile”, the new song off the band’s album Capacity which drops 6/9/17 on Saddle Creek Records. Singer/songwriter Adrianne Lenker said about the song: “‘Shark Smile’ is the story of a car accident in which one dies and one lives. She recalls her lover leading up to a moment of the wreck, wishing she’d been taken … Continue reading Big Thief Shares Track “Shark Smile”

BSE 26: Shabazz Palaces, Palehound, Overcoats, Gothic Tropic and Many More

The One With Maximum Rockage On this episode: our dear cousins call attention to the “Who Dursted First” controversy and call out Comedy Bang Bang in the process, Luke’s gentleman’s dilemma turned out to be an idiot’s dilemma, Brian gets creepy on Idris Elba in a new segment called The Elba Room and they play eight of the best songs you’ll hear … Continue reading BSE 26: Shabazz Palaces, Palehound, Overcoats, Gothic Tropic and Many More

BSE 23: Joey Bada$$ and Schoolboy Q, Cayetana, White Reaper, Pet Symmetry and Many More

The One With Happy Haircut On this episode: Luke brings us some hot podcasting news, Brian and Luke talk about one of the best rap albums of the year, Loki the trickster tricks our hosts into an episode of Thor Talk, Brian wishes Chris Hemsworth a happy haircut, there’s a lot of talk about 7-11, Luke introduces a brand new segment … Continue reading BSE 23: Joey Bada$$ and Schoolboy Q, Cayetana, White Reaper, Pet Symmetry and Many More

Ghettoblast From The Past: Street Eaters/My Twin Sister (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, Nervous Intent Records Street Eaters.  Words by Matt Lebens.  Photo by Leo Docuyanan Also from Issue 29, Domino Recording Company My Twin Sister (formally Twin … Continue reading Ghettoblast From The Past: Street Eaters/My Twin Sister (Issue 29)

Aquabear Legion Prepping To Release All Ohio Compilation

Athens, Ohio-based collective Aquabear Legion are planning to release a double LP vinyl compilation featuring twenty-three of Ohio’s finest bands.  The vinyl compilation will also have original artwork from Athens’ own Tracy Duncan.  To help get the project funded, the music + art website are in the midst of their latest Indiegogo campaign. Since their inception in 2004, Aquabear has … Continue reading Aquabear Legion Prepping To Release All Ohio Compilation

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

The Dandy Warhols share “STYGGO,” tour (2016)

Today The Dandy Warhols return with the second single “STYGGO” from Distortland which is due April 8th via Dine Alone Records. “STYGGO” debuted over at Noisey who’ve called it “a hypnotic strut of a song”. On April 1 they kick off a worldwide tour in support of Distortland.  The dates include two nights at The Bowery Ballroom in New York City (April 12 and 13), DC, Boston and more.  More dates are to be confirmed and the full tour … Continue reading The Dandy Warhols share “STYGGO,” tour (2016)

Video Premiere: Jasper The Colossal, “I’m Awake”

Jasper the Colossal is a three piece rock band from Dayton, Ohio. Consisting of Paige Beller (lead vocals/bass), Sarah Kouse (drums/backing vocals), and Moriah Yux (guitar/backing vocals), the band has self-released two efforts (Prehistoric EP and Liar LP), which has culminated in a loyal and rowdy fan base. While JTC’s sound has changed a bit over the years, what remains … Continue reading Video Premiere: Jasper The Colossal, “I’m Awake”

Issue 42, featuring Lucero on shelves!

Just in time for the holidays, it’s Ghettoblaster #42. This issue features interviews from Lucero, Blackalicious, Battles, Baroness, Saul Williams, Big Grams, Silversun Pickups, Craig Finn, The Good Life, great Comedy Central shows Nathan For You and Moonbeam City, Sex Criminals illustrator Chip Zdarksy, comedian and WeWatchWrestling host, Matt McCarthy, a 3-page comic live review of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and so, … Continue reading Issue 42, featuring Lucero on shelves!

Albums In The Stream: Jonathan Bree, A Little Night Music

Jonathan Bree is a composer, multi- instrumentalist and producer from New Zealand. A self-confessed workaholic and social recluse, Jonathan spends his days (and nights) in a dingy home office attempting to run his record label Lil’ Chief Records (who have put out albums by the likes of The Ruby Suns and his previous band The Brunettes) whilst simultaneously producing albums … Continue reading Albums In The Stream: Jonathan Bree, A Little Night Music