Ghostly International


TOBACCO can't have nice things. On his third album, the Pennsylvania snake-synth-charmer deepens his approach to aural depravity. Ultima II Massage widens a jagged swath through the dude's own weird catalog, each disparate track damaged to the point of contributing to some sort of greater, lurching Frankenstein-like state. "I spent a lot of time breaking it in all the right places," says TOBACCO. "It ends up making the whole thing breathe - sometimes gasp for air. It feels more alive." Immediately after finishing 2010's Maniac Meat, he went to work on the beat-addled series begun with Fucked Up Friends in 2008. There were notable breaks en route to now - a surprising commission to remix White Zombie's "Thunder Kiss '65," a new Black Moth Super Rainbow record (Cobra Juicy), and producing Demon Queen's Exorcise Tape with vocalist Zackey Force Funk - but he saved the worst for last, amassing the most misanthropic material for Ultima. To wit, SPIN dubbed early share "Lipstick Destroyer" a "junkyard takedown of Daft Punk's beloved, pristine electro." Read More...

Current Tours

Date Venue City State With Tickets
Fri 03/25/16 Spirit Pittsburgh PA The Hood Internet x ShowYouSuck, Lasers and Fast and Shit Buy
Sat 03/26/16 123 Pleasant Street Morgantown WV The Hood Internet x ShowYouSuck, Lasers and Fast and Shit Buy
Wed 03/30/16 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn NY Lord RAJA Buy
Thu 03/31/16 Brighton Music Hall Boston MA Lord RAJA Buy
Fri 04/01/16 First Unitarian Church Philadelphia PA Lord RAJA Buy
Sat 04/02/16 U Street Music Hall Washington DC Lord RAJA Buy

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