Ian Gassman

Ian Gassman

Fumbling across his Dell keyboard late one night back in the early aughts, Ian Gassman thwacked out the opening sentence to his first-ever music feature. It was mostly gibberish. Read more of Ian's latest jabber on The Cannabist, via Twitter, or through his Facebook feed (which is a living shrine to fan-made music videos off Youtube).

Recent posts by Ian Gassman

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Buds in Bloom

Elevate your listening experience with SmokeSongs a curated playlist that pairs perfectly with spring’s blooms — and your marijuana strain of choice.

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Puffs of Passion

In honor of Black History Month, this SmokeSongs playlist is dedicated to the proud, passion-filled pursuits of black artists and the contributions they’ve made to our country’s music, art, culture and soul.

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: A New Leaf

With stench of 2017 lingering, lets turn over a new leaf and perfume the new year as we puff our way forward and backward in time with our latest lineup of SmokeSongs.

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Christmas Trees

It’s the night before Christmas and all through the house, er, world, there’s … chaos. Tune out 2017 and turn up our latest playlist to elevate your Christmas cheer.

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Thanksgiving Tokes

Thanksgiving is a holiday of trying. Despite its conflicted genocidal history and notoriously boring food, it’s also one of the few American traditions in which families come together, cook a feast and attempt to bite their tongues long enough to let the turkey’s tryptophan kick in. Music and marijuana are…

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: Halloween Hits

Elevate your listening experience with our new music column, SmokeSongs. Each month we’ll feature albums and a curated playlist that pair perfectly with the season — and your strain of choice.