This week Ghostly's techno don Matthew Dear gave us a taste of his new album, Asa Breed. Meanwhile, Alias showed us just how innovative indie hip-hop gets, Black Moth Super Rainbow showered our speakers with hazy guitars and prog-synths, Hudson Mohawke married hip-hop and electro, and turntable genius Mike Hanson displayed his production-savvy side.Read more »
Detroit, Michigan has never been known for arty pop music. Techno, electro-infused hip-hop, and of course, some soul music–yes. But art-pop? Not so much.
The High Strung is out to set the record straight. In support of its latest record Get the Guests (Park the Van), the band is spearheading one very unique tour across America, where rather than taking on packed bars and small clubs, these three well-read gentlemen are venturing on a library tour!Read more »
Zoo York's latest collaboration should thrill both the skate kids and the socially conscious. The skateboard company has teamed up with artist Mike Giant and New York non-profit youth organization Stoked Mentoring to produce a limited-edition skateboard deck and T-shirt, both adorned with custom artwork from Giant.Read more »
Most club-goers understand (or learn the hard way) that approaching a big-name DJ mid-set with a song request is usually a futile effort. Further, some DJs (including San Francisco’s M3) have gone so far as to print t-shirts bearing the warning “No Fucking Requests Ever!”Read more »
Matthew Dear is the champion of potently poppy electro-house. Although Asa Breed is only his sophomore full-length, this Texas-born producer has already released a mountain of singles under several monikers (Audion, False, Jabberjaw). "Pom Pom" finds Ghostly's flagship artist at his most dynamic and accessibly banging.Read more »
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