12 Songs, 45 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Taking its name from the Latin for “out all night,” the second album from producer Andrew Armstrong and vocalist Ra Black, Abnocto, is a collection of bombastic, synth-driven indie pop that will appeal to fans of Bastille, Twin Shadow, and Miike Snow. While Black proves his charisma as a frontman on the triumphant, ‘90s electronica-inspired “Dancing in the Corner,” Armstrong’s ambitious arrangements employ everything from ultra-serious spoken-word intros to classic studio flourishes—like filtering Black’s soulful vocals into a humming, Imogen Heap–style pile-up on “Almost Human.”

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Taking its name from the Latin for “out all night,” the second album from producer Andrew Armstrong and vocalist Ra Black, Abnocto, is a collection of bombastic, synth-driven indie pop that will appeal to fans of Bastille, Twin Shadow, and Miike Snow. While Black proves his charisma as a frontman on the triumphant, ‘90s electronica-inspired “Dancing in the Corner,” Armstrong’s ambitious arrangements employ everything from ultra-serious spoken-word intros to classic studio flourishes—like filtering Black’s soulful vocals into a humming, Imogen Heap–style pile-up on “Almost Human.”

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.
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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

kellenlv ,

Stumbled upon this...

…on accident, but I’m loving it. It’s just what I needed. Upbeat pop layered over well-produced electronica. Fantastic.

Alexlugstoast ,

so amazing

I’m listening to this while slowly gttig drunk and its only getting better every time i listen… gonna be an amazing album can’t wait

Asa Ram ,

It Shall Be Wonderful!

I'm expecting the best from my favorite duo– "Dancing in the Corner" sounds awesome and their EP "Almost Human" was very entrancing, so seeing those songs on here in addition to new ones certainly sets the standard. I'm very much looking forward to this album, Andrew and Ra! Great job from what I've heard thus far on SoundCloud and the like.

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