Axxa/Abraxas - S/T

Axxa/Abraxas - S/T
Axxa/Abraxas - S/T
€19.50 €16.00 
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Captured Tracks (CT-191)
Special Attributes: Includes art book
Release Date: 2014
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"...On Axxa/Abraxas, Asbury’s first official full-length on Captured Tracks, the songwriter takes a lifetime love of outré psych-pop and squeezes it into occasionally overstuffed but generally affable songs about night rides and mystical winds...." (

"Athens, Georgia native Ben Asbury a.k.a. Axxa/Abraxas has been crafting transportive psychedelic-pop gems in his bedroom for a few years before he was embraced by the Captured Tracks family late last year. On March 4, the 23-year-old will release the result of his transition to the label with a colorful, self-titled debut. Though the tape hiss that once filtered through the musician's demos has been largely erased by Woods member Jarvis Tarveniere, who recorded and produced Axxa/Abraxas in his Brooklyn-based Rear House studios, Asbury's full-length still manages to sound both homespun and epic. That's at least partially due to his name, with the musician attributing "Axxa" to his father and explaining that "Abraxas" is the gnostic idea of an all-encompassing god. Asbury's songwriting is just as powerfully emotive: Axxa/Abraxas bursts with bright cymbal crashes, strung together with a sturdy bassline, taut guitar threads, and Asbury's gently insistent falsetto" (Read More:

Track List

A1 Ryan Michalak (Is Coming To Town)    
A2 Going Forth    
A3 "I Almost Fell..."    
A4 Beyond The Wind    
A5 Same Signs    

B6 So Far Away    
B7 Ride Into The Night    
B8 Painted Blue    
B9 On The Run    
B10 All That's Passed 

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