Tripsitter – The Other Side Of Sadness

They say you should never judge a book by its cover. If you do you might imagine that Ulysses, by James Joyce, is a novel about Irish architecture rather than a masterpiece of modernist literature / a meritless stream of consciousness depending on whose opinion you ask for. A cursory glance at The Other Side Of Sadness (Prosthetic Records) by Austrian quartet, Tripsitter, would imply nu-Metal with its monstrous, Korn-like depiction of a family portrait. What we get instead is a curious blend of Hardcore, Shoegaze and even the tiniest hint of Black Metal – so intertwined are the latter two thanks to Blackgaze. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: The Morning Sea – “How Is Your Heart?”

New York City’s The Morning Sea are releasing their new album Destructive Songs, the third in their career, on November 2nd. The self-proclaimed “Gotham Americana” band flexes their style with a multitude of influences but are mainly a stew of subversive, infectious and clever alternative rock and folk music. Ghost Cult is proud to partner with the band today to debut their new single “How Is Your Heart?”, right now! Continue reading