Trials + Tribulations

I wanted to Tell Her
November 10, 2011, 1:57 pm
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Holy Ghost! put up this fun cover of Ministry’s “I Wanted to Tell Her” on Green Label Sound for free download. It features their DFA buddies Nancy Whang and Juan Maclean and lots of jittery grooves. Great bassline too. Maybe you can hear it on their current tour?

[audio|leftbg=fffc05|lefticon=333333]Holy Ghost! – I Wanted to Tell Her (ft. Nancy Whang & Juan Maclean)

You can download it right here. Video coming soon! Here’s the original for comparison.

[audio|leftbg=fffc05|lefticon=333333]Ministry – I Wanted to Tell Her

Hold My Breath
October 25, 2011, 1:04 pm
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Here’s a remix of Holy Ghost!’s “Hold My Breath by the excellent Tiger & Woods

The “Hold My Breath” single is out today, including more remixes Falty DL and Cosmic Kids. You can download the latter for free right here for the price of an e-mail address.

The boys are hitting the road this fall with Jessica 6 and Eli Escobar. In case you missed it, here’s the nostalgic video for the song.


Some Children
July 28, 2011, 3:55 pm
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Holy Ghost! are giving away a track from their debut album for free. The song features Michael McDonald (yes, that Michael McDonald) and closes out the album. You can stream it below and download it by Liking the band on Facebook.

They also teamed up with Adult Swim to create an animated video for the song, directed by Adam Fuchs, brother of the late Jerry Fuchs, drummer for Holy Ghost!, Maserati, and The Juan Maclean to name a few. Watch it right below.

They’ve also announced headlining tour dates for the fall. They’ll also be part of the touring Identity Fest. Details on that here. Tourdates behind the cut.

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Wait & See (CFCF Remix)
May 10, 2011, 10:13 am
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Gorilla vs. Bear dropped this new remix by Montreal producer CFCF of Holy Ghost!’s new single Wait & See. It’s part of a remix package including Moby, Flight Facilities, Kris Menace, and Richard X. It’s up for digital release today, and will be released on vinyl (sans Moby and FF remixes) on DFA later this month. Take a listen to the CFCF remix below.

♫ Wait & See (CFCF Remix)

May 2, 2011, 2:15 pm
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Black Van already released the excellent “Moments of Excellence” this year, and now they’ve got a new song and a new version of “Moments” featuring Holy Ghost!, plus a remix of that by Aeroplane. A lot of really great new stuff. Hear them all below, and cop the single from Permanent Vacation now!

Black Van – Express

Black Van – Moments of Excellence (ft. Holy Ghost!)

Black Van – Moments of Excellence (ft. Holy Ghost!)(Aeroplane Remix)

Wait & See
April 27, 2011, 5:25 pm
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Holy Ghost! released a new video for their single “Wait & See” off their debut album. It features a couple special guests: the guys’ own dads! Watch it below, and grab the Flight Facilities remix of the song and make sure to get their album, which is out now.

♫ Wait & See (Flight Facilities Remix)

Do it Again
January 12, 2011, 3:30 pm
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Finally! Holy Ghost! set a release date for their debut album! The self-titled effort is out April 5th on DFA Records and I guess that’s the ugly artwork up there. They released the first single from the album, which samples from their mentor James Murphy’s song “Freak Out/Starry Eyes.”

You can download the song over at their website for the price of an e-mail.

♫ LCD Soundsystem – Freak Out/Starry Eyes