Liz Phair Shares New Single “Hey Lou” and First Ever Livestream


Liz Phair has released her first new song in two years – “Hey Lou!” The song is an ode to the romance Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson. Produced by longtime collaborator Brad Wood, who helmed production on 2019’s song “Good Side,” as well as her albums Exile In Guyville and Whip-Smart, “Hey Lou” is classic Liz Phair. Liz has also booked a livestream + Q&A With Brad Wood Set For March 3, 2021, and tour dates for this summer. Jam, out to the track now!

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #359: Producer Marc Urselli (Foo Fighters, U2, John Zorn) Comes On the Pod!


The advent of improved technology means “everybody can be a producer”, but talent, fundamentals, and studio skills still matter. We talked to a master who has made 100s of albums with legends. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #359 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Producer Marc Urselli (Foo Fighters, U2, John Zorn) Comes On the Pod! Marc’s contest for a FREE MIX for bands ends on 3/29/20! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. And we just launched a Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for detailsContinue reading


EXCLUSIVE ALBUM STREAM: NOUS – “NOUS II”


If you have followed Ghost Cult from the olden days when we were a magazine more than a website, you might know we have a deep love for the Avant-garde, experimental, the underground, and the unusual music that dots the landscape as much or more than the mainstream. Coming from way out, but definitely falling under avant-garde and exceptions is NOUS who are releasing their second album, NOUS II tomorrow via Our Silent Canvas. Made up of a who’s who of legendary underground artists such as Christopher Bono (Ghost Against Ghost), Greg Fox (ex-Liturgy), Shahzad Ismaily (Yoko Ono, Laurie Anderson, Bonnie Prince Billy), Thor Harris (Swans, Shearwater), Grey McMurray (itsnotyouitsme, Tyondai Braxton) with ACME & yMusic string players, NOUS II is challenging and entrancing to the listener. Turn off your typical playlist and digest this musical brainfood at once right now. Pre-order and stream the full album now!

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