Asbestos Records

Astronautalis - The Mighty Ocean and Nine Dark Theatres (2xLP - Sand-Colored Vinyl + Polaroid Lyric Insret)

$24.99

LIMITED TO 500 COPIES WORLDWIDE. SAND-COLORED VINYL. INCLUDES POLAROID LYRIC INSERT.

Astronautalis debut album You and Yer Good Ideas did indeed shake a few good ideas out, but most were stuck under the album's lo-fi production, which left behind little more than the impression of a pair of Southern stoners messing around with bedroom tapes. Mighty Ocean and Nine Dark Theaters presents a far different aural vista, and thus this album couldn't be further removed from its predecessor.

It doesn't, however, make categorizing Astronautalis any easier. Rap poet? Slacker soliloquist? C&W story spinner? Indie singer/songwriter? At some point or other, the artist falls into all these categories, sometimes simultaneously. The music further blurs the edges -- hip-hop rhythms; ambient, synthesized soundscapes; Available for the first time on vinyl.

Short Term Memory Loss

Meet Me Here Later

Seaweed Sheets

Lost At Sea (Part 1: That Old Sinking Feeling)

Lost At Sea (Part 2: The Getaway)

A Love Song For Gary Numan

Barrel Jumping (A Man Of Letters)

Astigmatism

Skeleton (Everybody's Favorite)

My Dinner With Andy

Xmas In July

Down And Out In The Bold New City Of The South

Meet Me Here Later (Reprise)

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