Amen to Zombie: January 15th, 2010

In a world where experimental electronic music exponentially splinters into a multitude of rogue genres that slowly shuffle the globe from demilitarized dance floors to sleeper cell bedroom studios and back, a team of disparate scientists tracks this solanum-like pandemic while desperately trying to interpret cryptic field recordings of Samhain’s past, not one day at a time, but from Amen … Continue reading Amen to Zombie: January 15th, 2010

Gray Area: Vol. 3, Andersonville Edition

My taste in films isn’t quite as erudite as some of my peers will tell you. I enjoyed Shia LeBeouf’s scrappy performance in Transformers, Van Wilder will forever make me laugh (or really Ryan Reynolds in anything), and I think Wes Anderson films are a modern triumph of storytelling and visual aesthetic. Sure I enjoy the “good” films as well, … Continue reading Gray Area: Vol. 3, Andersonville Edition

Video Power: Pelican – Final Breath

Artist: Pelican Song: “Final Breath” (from the album What We All Come To Need) Heavy on the art direction, light on the storyline. Probably how all music videos should be. Also, who’s a little weirded out hearing vocals in a Pelican song? It sounds great so I’m not complaining, but whoa!

Gray Area: Vol. 2, Metal Mania!

When discussing the current state of our music collections the other day, a good friend of mine had the revelation that getting into metal was a slippery slope. The sub-genres are myriad, there are cross overs and purists, and it’s a worldwide talent pool. “Metal,” he said, “is an international currency.” And he’s right.  But for right now, fuck the … Continue reading Gray Area: Vol. 2, Metal Mania!

Happy end of the year! We’re taking a break for a few days!

Hey, readers! We hope your holiday season is going well and that the coming year brings you promise of good music, a few great live shows and as much good beer as you can responsibly consume. Things have been a bit quiet in the Ghettoblaster compound this week, for obvious reasons. But we’re already working on plenty of great material … Continue reading Happy end of the year! We’re taking a break for a few days!