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  • 06/17/2009

Artist to Watch: Ghosts on Tape

Who: Ghosts on Tape
Where: San Francisco, CA

The past year or so has seen the term “tropical bass” increasingly bandied about, but few artists encapsulate the idea like Ghosts on Tape. Using only a pair of antiquated samplers with beats stored on floppy disks, St. Louis transplant Ryan Merry concocts a raw, speaker-blowing mix of electro, grime, dancehall, reggaeton, and more. Mary Anne Hobbs recently tapped him for an exclusive mix on her BBC radio show, and his debut Predator Mode EP is slated to drop soon on Glasgow’s Wireblock label.

Listen: "Omar K (Ghosts on Tape Remix)"

Listen: "Sunchips (Ghosts on Tape Remix)"

5 comments Artist to Watch: Ghosts on Tape

Joe Brilliant (not verified) Wrote

Sat, 06/20/2009 - 23:27

Watch out for big things from this ghostly apparition. His live sets are sincerely like nothing I've ever heard.

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 07/05/2009 - 14:14

be sure to download Ghost On Tapes latest mix on www.BijouBeats.com

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 07/05/2009 - 14:16

Lesley McGilligan (not verified) Wrote

Tue, 07/21/2009 - 05:27

Go, Ryan!!!

Jason Gee (not verified) Wrote

Tue, 07/21/2009 - 10:26

The Ghost is a force to be reckoned with, yo.

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