Son Lux has opened up his new album Lanterns for pre-order into a few formats. Here, we have the limited releease of 1200 clear/black split-color vinyl, including mp3 download, for $15. You can also find a deluxe VIP edition, limited to a release of 500¬†copies on clear / black “color in color” vinyl. Each copy is hand-numbered, and personally thumb-printed in silver paint by Son Lux himself.

THIS OPTION IS FOR THE 1200 CLEAR/BLACK SPLIT-COLOR VINYL!

Son Lux is Ryan Lott. His debut recording, At War With Walls and Mazes (2008), earned him the title of “Best New Artist” by NPR’s All Songs Considered. In 2011 he followed up this release with We Are Rising which Consequence of Sound described as “the dark, operatic middle ground between Owen Pallett and In Rainbows-era Radiohead or Wild Beasts‚Äô fantastic, operatic heights.”

In the last 4 years Lott has built an impressive list of collaborators including everyone from indie-rock darlings such as Sufjan Stevens, Peter Silberman (The Antlers), These New Puritans, My Brightest Diamond; to composers and classical world institutions such as Nico Muhly, Richard Perry (Arcade Fire), Judd Greenstein, yMusic and string quartet ETHEL; to rappers Serengeti, Busdriver and Beans (Antipop Consortium). Production credits include arranging and programming for three major feature films, most notably Looper (2012). Son Lux’s third full-length release “Lanterns” is slated for release on October 29, 2013 via Joyful Noise.

The Details

Limited Edition Vinyl
Limited to 1200 copies on black/clear "split color" vinyl.

Pre-order includes immediate download of 1 track in your choice of high-quality MP3, FLAC, or other formats. A link to the complete album will be emailed to you the moment it’s released.

Release Date: 10/29/2013

Equal parts producer and composer, Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott) bridges an unusual gap between old-world music discipline and next-level experimentation. Meditative but heaving with energy, Lanterns finds a peculiar congruency between futuristic soul and ancient sentiment. Driving orchestral pop (Lost It To Trying, No Crimes) is placed alongside haunting minimalism (Pyre, Enough Of Our Machines), often starkly juxtaposing densely layered arrangements with Lott's intimate voice.

In recent past Son Lux has gained notoriety both for his s/s/s project (with Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti), and for being named NPR's "Best New Artist of the Year". His third full-length album, and his first for Joyful Noise, positions Son Lux at the helm of an impressive ensemble of instrumentalists and singers, including Chris Thile (The Punch Brothers), Peter Silberman (The Antlers), DM Stith, Lily & Madeleine, Darren King (Mutemath), Ieva Berberian (Gem Club) and yMusic (Dirty Projectors, Bon Iver).

In addition to CD & Digital, Joyful Noise will release two separate versions of limited edition vinyl:

Deluxe VIP Edition-
Limited to 500 copies on clear / black "color in color" vinyl. Each copy is hand-numbered, and personally thumb-printed in silver paint by Son Lux himself.

Split-Color Edition-
Limited to 1200 copies on clear / black "split color" vinyl.

Price $15

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