ASTRAL EDITIONS is a digital only offshoot of ASTRAL SPIRITS started in April 2019. If you see something on Astral Editions it is likely a teaser for a future physical release on Astral Spirits as well. There will also be various ephemera occasionally with ASTRAL EDITIONS releases. Don’t want to miss out on any of these digital releases? Simple enough, go HERE right now and become a subscriber! For only $50 (for the 2019 year) you will get every single Astral Editions album (plus a few bonus items/sales) delivered to you on it’s release date. We will be doing at least one album per month for the rest of the year.
MACIE STEWART & LIA KOHL
“POCKET FULL OF BEES”
Released April 5, 2019.
BERMAN / LYTTON / ROEBKE
Debut release from the transatlantic trio of Josh Berman (trumpet), Paul Lytton (drums), and Jason Roebke (bass). Released May 17, 2019. Be on the lookout for their followup LP on Astral Spirits in the Fall of 2019!
OMBRA DI ORGANO
“OMBRA DI ORGANO”
OMBRA DI ORGANO is Manuel Troller (guitar), Keefe Jackson (tenor & sopranino saxophones, tubes), and Ryan Packard (drums & electronics). Released June 21, 2019.
Apathist! is the new St. Louis-based duo of Alex Cunningham (violin, electronics) and Chris Trull (guitar, objects). You may recognize Trull as a member of pioneering avant rock groups Grand Ulena and Yowie, while Cunningham has been making a name for himself with his spellbinding solo albums as well as a member of Adams/Bucko/Cunningham, Vernacluar String Trio and more. Swallowing Spiders is the debut release from this exciting new duo and is out September 13, 2019.
“WATER INFRASTRUCTURES ADDENDUM”
Solo bass release from Madison, WI based multi-disciplinary artist Rob Lundberg (JOBS, Skeleton, Nestle, more). Water Infrastructures Addendum is out Sept. 13, 2019.
NATHAN ALEXANDER PAPE / PATRICK BREINER
The debut release from guitarist NATHAN ALEXANDER PAPE and saxophonist PATRICK BREINER. Ground Air features a half dozen intimate vignettes of pure free improv beauty. At times harkening to Derek Bailey/Evan Parker duos, while also referencing John Fahey-esque americana and pure free jazz skronk.