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Black Casino and the Ghost debut album
'Some dogs think their name is no' out September 2nd on Lucky Machete

Black Casino and the Ghost

Black Casino and the Ghost are an alternative rock band consisting of Elisa Zoot (vocals, piano) Ariel Lerner (guitar) Gary Kilminster (bass) and Paul Winter-Hart (drums). The band was formed in London in 2010.

After releasing "I like you 'cause you're free" in June, and “Hoboland” in July, Black Casino and the Ghost have finally announced their debut album release date, 2nd September 2013.

Entirely self-produced and mostly recorded live, ‘Some Dogs think their name is no’ is a mix between orchestral, cinematic soundscapes, and full-on thumping delta blues tracks. Most of the lyrics in the album have an underlying theme of battling with and against self-control (how to fly a plane through turbulence without spilling your coffee) and that’s where the album name ’Some Dogs Think Their Name is No’ is coming from.

It will be available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Bandcamp etc through the band’s label Lucky Machete.


"Very different to everything else around at the moment, and that's always a great thing in my book,
that's Black Casino and the Ghost ... I like what they're doing very much"
(Simon Raymonde, Bella Union- Amazing Radio)

(Fresh on the net)

"What strikes you, like a crisply thwacked cricket ball to the testicles is the sheer poetry and
intelligence of the lyrics plus the quite remarkable vocals of Elisa Zoot...Genius"
(The Von Pip Musical Express)

"Black Casino & The Ghost are a London based band that are clearly on another level in the
underground scene”

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