Astronauts, etc. is the Bay Area's Anthony Ferraro, a classically trained pianist and touring keyboardist for Toro y Moi. We are so proud to "officially" welcome him to Company Records family. Today he announced his sophomore album, Living In Symbol, via The Fader.
Living In Symbol is a spacey and strange vision of the future, as heard on the haunting lead single "The Border," which Ferraro describes as: "Ideas are like drugs. You can leave them behind but their residue stays with you. I hope this song captures the modern strangeness of how it feels to be uncertain about what you actually believe. I’ve come to the conclusion that I have no idea."
Watch the music video for "The Border" here.
Pre-orders for Astronauts, etc.'s new record are now available on Company shop. You can also check out the first single on all streaming services.
Living in Symbol is an ode to ambiguity, the future, and saying ‘so long’ to the known. A member of the last generation to experience life before total interconnectedness, Anthony Ferraro (digitally known as Tony Peppers) aims to be a bridge between two very different realities...His take on tomorrow is nonjudgmental, meditative, imaginative. It keeps away from unqualified hope or outright alarmism, choosing instead to embrace the indeterminacy as food for dreaming.
Living in Symbol is a series of rooms, a choose-your-own-tomorrow story. Step in and peer through its open doors.
Living In Symbol
1. Symbol Land
2. Shut My Mouth
3. The Border
4. The Room
5. Off Year
6. Fly Over Me
8. Who I Talk To
9. Stray Observations
10. Kelly On The Moon