Ghostown is the project of Rael, originally from Scotland and now based in Montpellier.
(NB NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH THE AMERICAN GHOSTOWN (mixtape, my boo etc)
Having undergone many guises over the years since his first trip hoppy excursions way back in 98, Rael / Dr Rael-skinn / El - Ra / Dr Vorillon. For the last year Ghostown have been stirring up a fuss in the south of france.
Building on influences such as traditional eastern gypsy and klezmzer music, 90s hip hop, experimental groups such as Talking heads, and the various works of sir Brian Eno.
The emergence of trip hop, portishead and electronic music, drum and bass and the like.
Ghostowns sound has been unique since 98, however different, however varied, there is a special something holding it all together.
Kirsa, is a deck manipulator, he uses his decks as an instrument itself, making his samples sing melodies that were never there beforehand.
Baptiste's electric guitar has a lot of character, whether joining the manicness of Raels wacky synthesizers or thickening the atmosphere with moody chords.
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