Ghettoblast From The Past: Reks (Issue 28)

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 28, Brick Records Reks.  Words by Jeremy Carmona.  Photo by Devaki Knowles. To subscribe to Ghettoblaster Magazine or to pick up this issue, head over to our … Continue reading Ghettoblast From The Past: Reks (Issue 28)

Ghettoblast From The Past: Jaill/Andreya Triana (Issue 26)

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 26, Burger Records Jaill.  Words by John Wenzel. Also From Issue 26, Ninja Tune Records Andreya Triana.  Words by Alaina L. Lewis. To subscribe to Ghettoblaster Magazine or … Continue reading Ghettoblast From The Past: Jaill/Andreya Triana (Issue 26)

Lou Barlow Announces New EP, Shares “The Breeze”

Lou Barlow (Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, the Folk Implosion) has announced a new solo EP, Apocalypse Fetish, to be released October 28th on Joyful Noise Recordings. It comes as a follow-up to last year’s critically acclaimed Brace The Wave – Barlow’s first solo release in six years – and features five new tracks. Apocalypse Fetish is a 5 song extended play … Continue reading Lou Barlow Announces New EP, Shares “The Breeze”

Sammus Shares Track (“Weirdo feat. Homeboy Sandman”)

Ithaca, NY rapper/producer Sammus releases her new album Pieces in Space on Don Giovanni Records debut LP October 28, 2016. Recorded at Ampliphonic Studios with Sosa – the audio engineer behind projects from Homeboy Sandman, Aesop Rock, and Kemba, among others – the album weaves raw confessions, pro-weirdo anthems, and clever musings on modern life into a unique story about black womanhood. The … Continue reading Sammus Shares Track (“Weirdo feat. Homeboy Sandman”)

Cody ChesnuTT drops new solo track & video “Bullets In The Streets And Blood”

Cody ChesnuTT, the soul troubadour known for his frank and raw storytelling, has dropped his first new solo track in four years with the single “Bullets IN The Streets And Blood” Featuring Rahael Saadiq along with a video for it. Cody says of the track “inspired by the alarming gun violence plaguing the cities of America, the song calls attention to … Continue reading Cody ChesnuTT drops new solo track & video “Bullets In The Streets And Blood”

LVL UP share video for “The Closing Door,” tour

LVL UP have shared a video for “The Closing Door,” the latest from their highly anticipated third album and first for Sub Pop, Return To Love. NPR premiered the video today, which was directed and produced by Rob Kolodny for House of Nod. The band has also shared the full album stream for Return To Love, out tomorrow on Sub Pop. … Continue reading LVL UP share video for “The Closing Door,” tour

Honeyblood share “Sea Hearts,” tour

Following the success of thunderous comeback single “Ready For The Magic,” and with anticipation mounting around the release of their new album Babes Never Die later this year, Honeyblood unleash one of the LP’s many stand-out tracks, the dangerously addictive “Sea Hearts.” Maintaining their flair for relentless hooks and infectious pop-punk energy it’s a track that is sure to become instant favorite amidst … Continue reading Honeyblood share “Sea Hearts,” tour

Crushed Out to tour in support of Alien Ocean

Crushed Out is husband-and-wife team Frankie Sunswept on guitar and Moselle Spiller on drums. Yet when they take the stage, they’re so much more than that — they’re the sun and the moon, the push and pull of tides, the rumble of kinetic momentum balanced on the tip of a surfboard. Alien Ocean (2016) is Crushed Out’s most definitive, cohesive, fleshed out … Continue reading Crushed Out to tour in support of Alien Ocean

Birds In Row embark on U.S. tour

Laval, France’s Birds In Row are in North America now through October 28 on an extensive tour featuring support from label mates Frameworks (September 30-October 9), Mercy Ties, Listener, and others.  Check out the full list of tour dates below. BIRDS IN ROW – ON TOUR September 23 Los Angeles, CA @ Bonnerhouse September 24 La Puente, CA @ Bridgetown … Continue reading Birds In Row embark on U.S. tour

Greys share “Fresh Hell,” tour

Toronto’s Greys are streaming a new track today titled “Fresh Hell” on Bandcamp, boasting a new sound and a look at some of the bands who helped to influence it. Singer Shehzaad Jiwani says of the track, “I wrote the lyrics for this song after hearing about Jian Ghomeshi’s acquittal, and of Rob Ford’s death. There seemed to be a … Continue reading Greys share “Fresh Hell,” tour