Sufjan Stevens And Angelo De Augustine Team Up For New LP

'A Beginner's Mind' is the first collaborative release between the two label mates

Sufjan Stevens is releasing a collaborative album with Asthmatic Kitty label mate Angelo De Augustine.

Titled A Beginner’s Mind, the album came about after the two decamped to a friend’s house in upstate New York for a month-long songwriting sabbatical. Watching a movie to unwind after each day’s work, the material they wrote soon began to reflect those films. "The resulting album," a press release explains, "is 14 songs (loosely) based on (mostly) popular films – highbrow, lowbrow and everything in between."

You can watch a video for album track ‘Reach Out’ above. The visual was shot earlier this year by the two artists on VHS-C cameras from their respective coasts, New York and California, starring their dogs Joku (a Jindo) and Charlie (a Havanese).

Asthmatic Kitty will release A Beginner’s Mind on September 24, 2021.

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