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Exploding / Bells​ / ASD ​Theme

by Air-Sea Dolphin

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Third Uncle has an exclusive pressing of this 7" on RED VINYL limited to 75 total copies and only available right here! The full pressed edition is 300 (Chunklet's got 75 on clear vinyl, Third Uncle's got 75 on red, the remaining copies for the band and distribution are on black vinyl). Distributed by Midheaven/Revolver.

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Exploding 03:32
ASD Theme 01:18


When Robert Schneider, leader of The Apples in stereo and co-founder of the Elephant 6 Recording Co., moved to Atlanta to pursue his PhD in Mathematics five years ago, who could’ve predicted that he’d start a new band as well? Air-Sea Dolphin is the combo of guitarist Matt Chapman and bassist Mike Chapman (a.k.a. the Brothers Chaps from Homestar Runner), guitarist Ryan Sterritt and drummer Jamey Huggins (Of Montreal, Elfpower, Great Lakes), with Schneider singing and writing most of the songs. The band plays only very rarely in the Atlanta-Athens area, including an appearance on Adult Swim's Bloodfeast, but their geeky obsessions flourish inside ASD’s micro-universe: four-tracks, fuzz-tones, an Atari-based synthesizer, and even a series of retro arcade games to serve as music videos. Not to mention Air-Sea Dolphin makes wistful, lo-fi pop so catchy it will make your mind explode.

Check out the preview over at NPR Music! www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/2018/05/29/614145969/flip-and-fly-a-dolphin-in-robert-schneiders-video-game

OH YEAH! Play the video game!!!


released October 1, 2018

Air-Sea Dolphin
Matt Chapman - guitar, backing vocals, sound effects
Mike Chapman - bass, backing vocals, Synthcart, Stylophone, Speak & Spell, sound effects
Jamey Huggins - drums, singing, sound effects, backing vocals, percussion
Robert Schneider - lead and backing vox, synthesizer, Synthcart, acoustic guitar, percussion
Ryan Sterritt - lead guitar, sound effects

Also featuring:
Max Schneider - Moog MG-1 synth
Casio VL-Tone*
Korg little bits electronics*
*by Robert, Mikey, Matt (not sure who played what)

Produced by Robert Schneider and ASD
“Exploding” recorded on 4-Track by Robert Schneider
“Bells (Song for Geoff W)” & “ASD Theme”
Engineered by Jason NeSmith at Bel Air Studio w/additional engineering by ASD
Mixed by Robert Schneider and Jason NeSmith

“Exploding” and “Bells” composed by R. Schneider
“ASD Theme” composed by M. Chapman/M. Chapman/J. Huggins/R. Schneider/P. Slocum/R. Sterritt
All songs ©2017, 2018 The Elephant 6 Publishing Co. (ASCAP)

Cover art by Mike Chapman.
ASD logo by Ryan Sterritt.
Band photo by Henry Owings.
Mastered by Drew Crumbaugh.

Thanks to our families, Henry at Chunklet, Paul Slocum for inventing Synthcart, Max for video-game coding, Honey Radar, Sloshy, and you.


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