Dead Oceans Sounds

Dead Oceans is an independent record label with a small, but powerful roster of well-known acts including Phosphorescent, akron/family, Night Beds, Califone, The Tallest Man on Earth and more.

Dead Oceans Sounds is a monthly digital subscription service that provides fans with each new Dead Oceans release, while continually introducing members to our back catalog. In addition to albums, singles, remixes and other rarities. You can access your content anywhere at anytime, which means you don't have to download immediately. 

What to expect: 

Upon subscribing, fans will immediately receive THREE releases. What will they be? Well that depends on the timing of your subscription! Head to our release/library section to check it out. Our newest releases are Saltwater by Brazos, and Strange Moon by A Place To Bury Strangers, and subscribers can get excited for Gauntlet Hair's Human Nature as well as everything else on the horizon.

-Every new Dead Oceans album release delivered straight to your email inbox on release day (no waiting!) 
-AT LEAST two albums per month (be they new or from our catalog)
-Download and Stream high quality audio (both 320 kpbs MP3 and WAV files) from anywhere around the world

We're feeling fancy! 

We said digital didn't we? For the most part, we mean it; however, we'll be giving members access to guest list spots for shows, plus surprise vinyl, CD, poster, t-shirt giveaways delivered straight to your door. Why? Because everyone loves a good surprise! 


For those who are unfamiliar with Dead Oceans, we're a indie record label based out of Bloomington, IN and Austin, TX. Our growing roster is home to Phosphorescent, The Tallest Man On Earth, A Place To Bury Strangers, Night Beds, Bowerbirds, Akron/Family, Bear In Heaven and that's just a handful of the stellar artists included in the Dead Oceans family. For more information on our artists and upcoming releases, head over to our label website