Entries in Dirty Ghosts (12)


[Watch & Listen] Dirty Ghosts - "Katana Rock" (Video) x " Eyes Of A Stranger" (Payola$ Cover)

TV Carnage and our good buddies Dirty Ghosts hook back up once again to bring you visuals for the band's next single "Katana Rock" from their amazing debut record Metal Moon which released earlier this year. Check out the video above and join us in getting lost in the kelidoscope of colors and if you haven't seen band's previous video for the tune "Ropes That Way" also directed by TV Carnage, we suggest you do so as well.

If you still haven't got enough of Allyson Baker and crew, then head over to Antiquiet to check out the band's exclusive live session. You can also pick up the band's latest single on iTunes or the band's bandcamp page now which includes an awesome cover of fellow Vancouvian new wave legend's The Payola$ hit single "Eyes of a Stranger" which you can listen in the player below.

Okay enough banter, check out the video, pick up Dirty Ghost' amazing debut Metal Moon if you haven't already and then pick up their new single and b-side as well. That's not so hard is it?


[Watch] Aesop Rock - "ZZZ Top"

If I wasn't already in full Kung Fu movie mode after bumping every Wu Tang album all month and watching the trailer for The RZA's new flick The Man With The Iron Fists, Aesop Rock drops this EPIC (see: DOUBLE EPIC) video for the newest single from his upcoming album Sketethon, "ZZZ Top" featuring none other than Patti Li aka gold medal winning Chinese Wushu martial artist Hao Zhihua and directed by Pete Lee. The track also features production from our good friends Dirty Ghosts but thats enough of the details. I'm going to just stop talking and let you enjoy the awesomeness.

Skelethon drops in two weeks on July 10th via Rhymesayers Entertainment. Go preorder the album from Fifth Element or on iTunes.


[Watch] Dirty Ghosts - "Ropes That Way" (Official Video)

A new video from Dirty Ghosts does this way come. For the track "Ropes That Way" it features Allyson Baker minus a guitar wandering the streets promptly rocking out with just a mic. Walking around with a barrage of passing houses and imagery it's pretty cool to see a lady minus a guitar. The track features on Dirty Ghosts' full length, wonderful debut, Metal Moon. Watch the video via CoS at the top and peep the upcoming tour dates after the jump.

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Aesop Rock Announces LP #6 'Skelethon" To Release This July On Rhymesayers

Acerizzle aka Aesop Rock (not to be confused with A$AP Rocky) announced today that his 6th solo album Skelethon will be released on July 10th via indie hip hop giant, Rhymesayers. Skelethon marks the first solo LP in five years since Aesop's last album None Shall Pass was released in 07. The album features guest spots from Ace's Hail Mary Mallon Co-horts Rob Sonic & DJ Big Wiz, as well as wifey Allyson Baker of Dirty Ghosts, Hanni El Khatib, Grimace Federation, Nicky Fleming-Yaryan and his Uncluded partner in crime Kimya Dawson. The new album is 100% produced by Aesop Rock which is awesome as Aesop is coming into his own as a producer, but at the same time sad as we won't hear Aesop spit over any El-P or Blockhead beats this time around. Check out the album's full tracklist below.

1. Leisureforce
2. ZZZ Top
3. Cycles To Gehenna
4. Zero Dark Thirty
5. Fryerstarter
6. Ruby '81
7. Crows 1
8. Crows 2
9. Racing Stripes
10. 1,000 O'Clock
11. Homemade Mummy
12. Grace
13. Saturn Missiles
14. Tetra
15. Gopher Guts

It may be a minute before we get our first taste of Skelethon but this April we will get our first taste of Aesop's upcoming collaboration with singer/songwriter Kimya Dawson, The Uncluded, with Rhymesayers upcoming Record Store Day 2012 Picture Disc. The split 10"vinyl will feature brand new, exclusive and unreleased tracks from Atmosphere called "Someday Soon" and The Uncluded (Aesop Rock x Kimya Dawson) titled "Bats". This release RSD release is a limited run with only 2000 copies, so make sure you get your hands on one. Check out more music from Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson from last year's Daytrotter Session.


[Download] Dirty Ghosts - "Ropes That Way"

The San Francisco band Dirty Ghosts return with a new track from their forthcoming album Metal Moon which is set to arrive as the 21st of February via Last Gang Records. The track, which premiered on Spinner, is titled "Ropes That Way" and available for your listening pleasure below. Allyson Baker told Spinner that "This is probably one of the most fun songs we made on the record" and the record shows that! Punky with a hook. Perfect.


[News] Dirty Ghosts Set To Release Debut Album 'Metal Moon', Co-Produced By Aesop Rock

Our good friends Dirty Ghosts, who helped us rock our SXSW party earlier this year, are gearing up to release their long awaited debut LP Metal Moon next year on Last Gang Records. For those that don't know much about the group, the studio band consist of frontwoman Allyson Baker, Carson Binks (both formerly of the SF rock band Parchman Farm) and her hubby, indie rapper Aesop Rock who has co-produced the upcoming LP. The 10 cut album is set to be released on Feb 21st and features the previously release single "Shout It In" (also peep the Aesop Rock Remix) as well as 2 other previously surfaced songs "Battle Slang" "and Steamboat to Concord". All 3 tracks have been re-recorded for the record but you can check out the older versions of each of them below and peep the album's full tracklisting after the jump.

Allyson and her live band (consisting of Allyson Baker, Erin McDermott, Nick Andre, Jason Slota, Lumpy Stapley) will be playing a couple of local shows in California leading up to the album's release as well the 20th annual Noise Pop Festival out in San Francisco. Make sure you check them out if you are in the area and stay in tuned to the group's website and Facebook page for more upcoming dates.

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[Listen] Dirty Ghosts - "Shout It In" (Aesop Rock Remix)

Prior to rocking our SXSW day party, Dirty Ghosts dropped a sweet 7" single for their tune "Shout It In" which featured an exclusive remix from band member and indie rapper Aesop Rock. For those of you people, who aren't hip and don't own a turntable the single is now available to purchase on iTunes. Check out Aesop's remix of "Shout It In" below which features a sweet guest verse from Aes himself and then click on that link above and support Dirty Ghosts damnit!

Dirty Ghosts - "Shout It In" (Aesop Rock Remix) Feat. Aesop Rock by Some Kind of Awesome


[SKOA Presents] SXSW 2011 Axis of Audio Party

With a lovefest that could only have ignited courtesy of the internet, Some Kind of Awesome, Antiquiet, TwentyFourBit, Rock It Out! Blog and Consequence of Sound have joined forces under the moniker Axis of Audio with help from Knuckle Rumbler to throw an [unofficial] SXSW 2011 party of epically awesome proportions. 

That's right, friends! If you'll be in Austin and want to catch the big event, mark your calendars for Saturday, March 19th 2011 from 12pm - 8pm at The Rumbler Lounge, located at 402 E. 6th Street. This party has been in the works for quite awhile and we think our hard work has really paid off. 

We are jumping up and down in excitement to announce this ridiculously awesome lineup, which includes: 


A Place to Bury Strangers

Astronautalis + P.O.S. 

Ezra Furman & The Harpoons

Le Butcherettes

Jukebox The Ghost


The Gay Blades


Dirty Ghosts

The Silent Comedy

Sabrosa Purr

God-Des & She

In addition to all of these insanely great bands, we'll also be giving away two pairs of passes to San Bernardino, CA’s Paid Dues Festival, which features P.O.S. and the highly anticipated reunion of Black Star.

So if your head has finally stopped spinning, make sure you head over to do512.com and RSVP if you wanna go!