Category Archives: music

Eric Wilson Does It For The Love of Music

Jurassic Park. That was my initial thought sitting down with Eric Wilson in his massive backyard. It’s an expansive landscape of mountain rocks, avocado trees and bronze dinosaur statues. A padded chair sits empty across from a wooden bench, on which Eric sits with Melvin, his playful Rottweiler. Eric is in fantastic spirits, not at […]

This 420, We Need To Be Listening To Green Corridos

Legado 7’s lead singer Alex Guerra noticed that the vibe at his band’s concerts changed as their subgenre of Mexican regional music, the stoner-friendly corridos verdes, began to rise in popularity. “It used to be all about the alcohol,” he remembers. “But instead of drinking, people started bringing marijuana, smoking in front of the stage. […]

The Newest Album by GRiZ Ride Waves Is An Ideal Marijuana Meditation

Feelings are a superpower. That’s what makes Grant Kwiecinski, or GRiZ, among the grooviest musicians of our time. He zaps his music with electric emotion in a way that resembles the musical fluidity of a composer. His music takes you on a ride through an array of feels—from the heartache of tragedy to thrills of […]

Exclusive Track Drop: Gramatik Releases ‘Puff Your Cares Away’

It’s a thing among cannabis consumers: smoke up and play a Gramatik album. It might be the chill vibes, or the fact that albums flow seamlessly. Whatever the reason, one thing is clear: stoners love Gramatik. Denis Jašarević, better known by his stage name Gramatik, is a New York-based electronic music producer and composer. A […]

Woodstock 50th anniversary concert might sell a special signature marijuana strain

(courtesy Woodstock on Facebook) The return of the legendary Woodstock music festival just wouldn’t feel right without its own brand of cannabis. Woodstock festival co-creator Michael Lang recently talked to Billboard about his efforts to resurrect the iconic event for a 50th anniversary show this summer in New York, which could possibly feature its very […]

Kill Bill and Rav: Cult Podcast and Rap Duo on Cannabis and Hype

The internet has its fair share of rapper success stories. In the mid-00’s, Soulja Boy basically bombarded unsuspecting Limewire users with his infamous “Crank Dat” track by sharing files named after popular songs at the time (such as Snoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” or 50 Cent’s “Candy Shop”) that were secretly his. Toward […]

Mike Tyson plans to host a marijuana-friendly music festival in California

(image courtesy Mike Tyson on Facebook) Mike Tyson’s newly acquired cannabis ranch will be the backdrop for yet another major California music festival. The former heavyweight boxing champ has announced that the first Kind Music Festival will take place Feb. 23 at the Tyson Ranch Resort, reports the Press-Enterprise. According to the event’s official website, […]

Watch: Johnny Marr needs to smoke weed to enjoy baseball

(courtesy Flickr.com/davidjlee) A new interview with Johnny Marr is further evidence that marijuana can enhance just about any activity. In a new segment from Pitchfork‘s “Over/Under” video series, the former Smiths bandmate and current British guitar rock legend admitted that smoking pot allowed him to appreciate America’s favorite pastime, if only for a moment. “Baseball […]

Cheap Therapy: Modest Mouse on Using Cannabis for Better Mental Health

Jeremiah Green is in Issaquah, Washington, trying to find a place to smoke a spliff outside of his grandma’s house. He’s momentarily bothered by a passerby, but he goes about his business like it’s any other day. The Modest Mouse drummer has been smoking cannabis for years to alleviate his depression, a condition that led […]

The Sword and The Stoned

“Don’t Get Too Comfortable” is the title of a track appearing halfway through the Sword’s sixth full-length studio album, Used Future, and though the song itself is a hazy, riff-laden jam in which bandleader J.D. Cronise muses about the dystopian future of our increasingly less green planet, it could also be a warning to the […]