Mary Lattimore's Ambient Playlist
"Ambient" is too often a lazy title thrown at any track without a steady beat, and the word cannot do justice to the veins of artists at hand experimenting with voice, instrument, or even electronics. Mary Lattimore—who commands a harp—has put...
Made with traditional Japanese charcoal known as binchō-tan, this all-black toothbrush is the most stylish way to keep up your oral hygiene. Binchō-tan is known to be antibacterial and purifying, and there's even activated binchō-tan charcoal powder...
Hohokum PS4 Game
In Hohokum—a PS4 game collaboratively created by London-based studio Honeyslug and artist Richard Hogg—players navigate a surreal world as a curious flying kite. There are goals, activities and secrets to uncover as you roam around, all set to a soundtrack...
Babe Rainbow: Don't Tell Me I'm Wrong
Nearly seven years after their last collaboration, experimental music label Ghostly International and Cartoon Network’s weird cousin [Adult Swim] are set to release their second free album, Ghostly Swim 2. Ghostly describes the upcoming 13-track compilation...
Christopher Willits: OPENING
We've come to expect Ghostly International to push boundaries. The independent label excels in everything from product design to lo-fi house records, and their roster of artists is deft in crossing creative lines. San Francisco-based multimedia artist...
Langdon Graves for Ghostly International Editions
At this point, pigeonholing Ghostly International as a record label is beyond antiquated. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan (and with a strong presence in NYC), the multi-platform creative house simultaneously delves into product design, fashion...
Isaora + Ghostly Quadcube Insulated Shirt
Ann Arbor, Michigan's Ghostly International may have started as an independent record label, but the enigmatic group of creatives has long since shed such categorical limitations, making influential contributions in visual arts, product design...
William Carl Jr: Over
A soulful, synth-driven debut R&B single, "Over," by Londoner William Carl Jr, thoughtfully reflects on the slow, lingering end to a transatlantic, long-distance relationship. The track bounces forward with a calm beauty in the face of regret and loss...
Darkside: Paper Trails
When Darkside remixed the entirety of Daft Punk's Random Access Memories this summer, it was clear they were warming up to something much bigger. Producer Nicolas Jaar and multi-instrumentalist Dave Harrington have been concocting a musical experiment...
XXL's Playlist For The Government Shutdown
On 1 October 2013, almost everyone in America could empathize with rapper El-P, who in his authority-challenging track "The Jig Is Up" says, "You must be out of your goddamn mind." The US government shutdown began Tuesday after Congress couldn't reach...
Wayne Wonder: No Letting Go
This week's #PrivateJam epitomizes its premise. Ghostly co-founder Sam Valenti delivered guilty pleasure gold with Wayne Wonder's "No Letting Go." Claiming it "was the fire" back in the day, Valenti further reminisces, explaining the Jamaican reggae...
Cory Jreamz: Alive
Hailing from Houston, TX, unsigned artist Cory Jreamz dropped a haunting new track called "Alive" this week. The dark video—which Jreamz made himself—avoids big budget antics in favor of a staring contest-style rap along, while still managing to be...
Darkside: Paper Trails When Darkside remixed the entirety of Daft Punk's Random Access Memories this summer, it was clear they were warming up to something much bigger. Producer Nicolas Jaar and multi-instrumentalist Dave Harrington have been concocting...
Warby Parker + Ghosty "Curtis" Sunglasses
Stage lights can be blinding, so it's no wonder that musicians and sunglasses have always gone together like front-row seats and ringing ears. Socially conscious eyewear brand Warby Parker teamed up with one of our favorite art and record labels...