May 24 2016
Astral Spirits Summer 2016 Update
So much new and exciting stuff happening here at AS headquarters that we wanted to give you a little run down on recent releases, redesigning the tapes, upcoming shows, some repress news and more!
BATCH 9 OUT NOW!
Three beautiful new tapes available now! We went ahead and did a slight redesign on the artwork for the new year and we’re pretty blown away at how great these look and still blend in with last years design. Get the package deal here OR each individually below:
KID MILLIONS/JIM SAUTER REPRESS!
Kid Millions & Jim Sauter made one of our absolute favorite AS releases last year with “Bloom” and we are quite pleased to bring it back into print. Another 100 copies available now, this time on a baby blue tape shell!
ALSO if you happen to be in Brooklyn on June 10th Kid Millions & Jim Sauter will be playing the Monofonus Showcase at Union Pool as part of the Northside Festival!! They’ll play alongside Monofonus friends Spray Paint, Running, Beach Creeps & Matchess! Come to a stellar show and grab a copy of this beauty!
ASTRAL SPIRITS IN CHICAGO!!!
Welp this is a big one for us, we’ve been working real hard to put together our first residency of Astral Spirits artists that will happen this summer, July 23rd & 24th at the Hungry Brain in Chicago!!! Two nights of amazing music at one of our favorite re-opened venues in the country! New AS tapes will be available from Tashi Dorji & Tyler Damon (who will be joined by Thom Nguyen of MANAS for this special trio set!), Ben Bennett, Tim Stine Trio, Chatoyant, Jackson/Baker/Kirshner and maybe even copies of the upcoming LP release of Hearts & Minds (Jason Stein, Paul Giallorenzo & Chad Taylor)! Also the 3rd ever meeting of Nick Mazzarella, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten & Avreeayl Ra!! AND a first time meeting featuring Dave Rempis, Jason Adasiewicz, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten & Tyler Damon!!! Please help us spread the word! $10 advance tickets for each night!! Yes, only $20 to see all these amazing folks in one place over two nights.
AND FINALLY…SOME UPCOMING RELEASES
some things to look forward to this summer/fall on Astral Spirits:
Talibam! w/Alan Wilkinson — It Is Dangerous To Lean Out
KONSTRUKT feat. Graham Massey & David McLean — Live at Islington Mills
R. Lee Dockery & Smokey Emery — Cathedrelic
Rankin-Parker/Pearce — Odd Hits (1/2 of Broken Trap Ensemble returns on this burner!)
Ben Bennett — Trap
Tashi Dorji & Tyler Damon — Live at the Spot +1
The Tim Stine Trio — Self Titled
Jackson/Baker/Kirshner — The Noisey Miner
Hearts & Minds — s/t LP out in October!