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The new beat generation

June 26, 2008

Check out Dabrye on the BBC as Gilles Peterson, the prolific producer and DJ for BBC Radio One, showcases “The Beat Generation”, and along with 11 other producers, curates a rundown of the world’s most innovative beatmakers, old and new, from Wu-Tang to Afrika Bambaataa to Caribou, on his radio show this week.

more fun, more interesting

June 24, 2008

more fun, more interesting

As the release of The Chap’s Mega Breakfast July 1st release date fast approaches, we are now accepting pre-orders at The Ghostly Store. The first 10 orders will include a limited edition “Fun And Interesting” 7”, free of charge. After that head over to Pitchfork TV to see the video for “Fun And Interesting”.

Willits adds china dates to summer tour

June 20, 2008

Christopher Willits, fresh off his spring tour with Stars Of The Lid, will be embarking on a summer tour of Japan, Thailand and now China. Willits recently contributed his track “Medium Blue” to the SOLD Project, a documentary and multi-media movement designed to educate people about the child sex trade in Southeast Asia.

Violets available today

June 17, 2008

Today, Twine’s long awaited Violets LP sees its release. Ordering the limited edition digipak from The Ghostly Store gets you the exclusive bonus track “Theatre” as a DRM-free download. Free downloads “Girl Song”, from Twine’s debut album, and “Disconnected (edit)”, from Violets, are also available on our RCRD LBL blog.

Death in Seven Cities

June 12, 2008

Death in Seven Cities

Today Kate Simko launches the 8th installment of the Death Is Nothing To Fear Spectral residency at the Salon D’aome in Montreal, to be followed up by a 7 city North American tour. Check out the rest of her dates, and take a listen to the She Said EP, Kate’s extraordinary Spectral Sound debut.

Beatdown Sounds

June 10, 2008

Spinner posted a new Osborne interview and mix of classic tracks. Also, if you didn’t catch it the first time, Derek Plaslaiko’s mix for Spinner is still available.

Taurine Fueled

June 9, 2008

We just found this transcription from Tadd Mullinix’s talk last year at Red Bull Music Academy (posted in two parts: 1, 2). Here, Tadd waxes poetic on Detroit, Dilla, and how to pronounce “Dabrye”.

Seth Says

June 6, 2008

With festival season underway, Spectral has brought out it’s best. Audion’s Billy Says Go has been charted by lots of our favorite DJ’s like Ellen Allien. As seen in this clip, Seth Troxler uses “Billy” to rock this years MUTEK.

Violets

June 3, 2008

Violets

Twine returns with the enigmatic Violets LP on June 17th.

This interview discusses what they’ve been up to and the various meanings (or lack thereof) that pervade Violets.

Textura says: ”...the album ultimately registers as a fabulously immersive listen and, as a complete listening experience, is immensely satisfying.”

GhostlyCast #10: Worst Friends

June 1, 2008

GhostlyCast #10: Worst Friends

Brooklyn DJ/Production duo, Worst Friends, take on the Ghostly catalog and new releases in June’s podcast- GhostlyCast #10.

And if you missed them the first time around, grab GhostlyCast #9: The R Factor, a Spectral mix by Ryan Elliott, and the Ghostly Swim podcast , mixed by Michna.