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Exclusive: Listen to Dirty Ghosts’ Debut Album and “Pre-Show Jams”


San Francisco trio Dirty Ghosts make the kind of edgy, street-smart rock that conveys attitude in its dirty riffs and singer Allyson Baker’s aching vocals. Their debut album, Metal Moon, drops next week but you can hear it today, exclusively on Rdio.

Get to know Dirty Ghosts better by listening to Baker’s “Pre-Show Jams” — she also answers our 5 Questions below. Listen to Metal Moon and be the first to tell your friends about this excellent album.

Five Questions with Dirty Ghosts

  1. Who do you think is an important musician that most people have never heard of before?
    Singer-songwriter Allyson Baker: Damon Edge.
  2. If you had access to any record in the world, what would you listen to right now?
    AB: The first Mothmen record - Pay Attention.
  3. Which album or artist do you most associate with your childhood?
    AB: Duran Duran - Duran Duran and Platinum Blonde - Standing in the Dark.
  4. We hope people are ______________ when they listen to our music.
  5. We were thinking about ______________ when we wrote music for the new album.
    AB: All musical phases I went through in my life, from when I was a kid up until right now.