Little White Earbuds interviews Ghostly founder/A+R Sam Valenti IV.
Osborne’s Ruling EP, the companion release to Osborne’s full length debut, has climbed to #9 on the Groove charts. Read what the fine people of the New Yorker have to say about Outta Sight, also featured on the album, and if you missed the first time, check out a day in the life of Todd Osborn in this video.
We’re recovering from a great Movement weekend, but we wanted to make sure we mentioned that Tycho’s new single Adrift/From Home is available today exclusively from iTunes in high quality and DRM-free format.
Mr. Hansen was also recently chosen to do a poster for the Obama campaign. You can see the image and the debate on his Blog.
We’ve wronged you, we know it. We’ve been asleep at the Podcast wheel. Give us one more chance.
Ryan Elliott’s “The R Factor” is arguably his finest mix yet. Ryan quietly released it to friends and the response forced us to make it GhostlyCast #9. It’s like a techno “state of the union” and Ryan is the President. You can stream/download or grab it at iTunes.
Michna (under his Egg Foo Young guise) also has a new track out on the Stussy x Turntable Lab: Beats release that also features faves of ours like Lukid and Flying Lotus.
For the Americaner in you, have a great long weekend.
Our finest Spectral jams for festival season.
This weekend, Spectral artists man the decks at some great DEMF afterparties.
5.23 Ryan Elliott @ Bleu (Official Movement Opening Party)
5.23 Derek Plaslaiko @ The Works (“Tequila & Techno”)
5.24 Kate Simko @ Bert’s On Broadway
5.24 Par Grindvik @ Oslo (Proper Modulation Presents)
5.24 Derek Plaslaiko @ The Atlas Building (IT & Dethlab present “Too Far Gone, No Way Back”)
5.25 Derek Plaslaiko @ Oslo (Cheap Sunglasses presents “Temporary Tatoos”)
5.26 Ryan Elliott @ The Old Miami (“Need I Say More 3”)
5.26 Seth Troxler @ The Works (Beretta Label Night)
The Wire proclaims The Chap “mine similar ground to Hot Chip. Yet whereas much of Hot Chip’s charm lies in their fragile uncertainty, The Chap revel in being as baroque and ostentatious as possible”.
Pitchfork’s got a track up from them.
As you make your way through the new site, keep your eyes peeled for free downloads. They’re included within the release pages and will start filling out over the next few weeks. Grab the first single from The Chap’s Ghostly debut, Mega Breakfast.
Osborne (real name: Todd Osborn) is revealed in our interview video. Check out our Facebook page and post any feedback. For those who like their video hi-res (recommended), you can download a big (~100 megs) or bigger (~250 megs) as well.
If you haven’t checked his awesome album already, XLR8R’s Toddcast will give you a nice taste of what to expect.
Fresh off their UK jaunt with Editors, Mobius Band take their victory lap on these fair shores alongside Cut Copy and Black Kids. Catch them in the Midwest, East Coast and in Canada while supplies last.
Today sees two big releases for Spectral Sound, Osborne’s self-titled debut and Daso and Pawas’ debut for Spectral, the Detroit-inspired Det. Osborne scored a 4/5 at Resident Advisor and “Det” has been played by DJs like Ben Watt, Konrad Black and Laurent Garnier. Both are available now at reduced price at The Ghostly Store for one week only.
Not content with vinyl demolition, Par Grindvik is playing at Detroit’s Movement Festival and Barcelona’s Sonar this summer. Until then, you can catch PG along with label mates Daso and Sami Koivikko in Germany as part of the Spectral Sound meets Playhouse tour.
Osborne’s new album, which is called, um… Osborne is almost here. To celebrate, we excavated this gem on YouTube of some lego art by T.O. himself. An exclusive new Osborne DJ mix is up at Beats In Space. The track list is up at our Facebook page. Elsewhere, Todd answers 10 questions for Textura.