Astronauts, etc.

Astronauts, etc. is the primary musical outlet for Oakland, California’s Anthony Ferraro. With a background in classical music, Ferraro crafted the project’s initial recordings at home in his bedroom before fleshing them out with a solid stable of jazz players. Things took a decidedly indie turn when he wound up as a touring member of the band Toro Y Moi, whose chilled-out funk touches seem to have rubbed off a bit on Astronauts, etc.’s own psych-tinged pop. The group stopped by Serious Business Music in DUMBO to play some tunes and chat a bit about the band.

Featured song: “I Know” // Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.

Astronauts, etc.’s debut album, Mind Out Wandering, is available now from Hit City USA.

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Twitter: @astronautsetc