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ASTR

ASTR is an American electronic R&B band from New York, NY. Formed in 2011, the band consists of Zoe Silverman (vocals) and Adam Pallin (production).

Origins and “Varsity” EP

ASTR began when Silverman and Pallin met in a Manhattan yoga class. Sharing a shared love of 90s hip-hop and R&B. After spending time writing music and trying out different styles they landed on ASTR, a style they’ve described as fun, but dark and uneasy. “We're more of the after-party to some crazy rave near the Black Sea, and we're the closing act,” Silverman said of their sound. (citation: http://www.interviewmagazine.com/music/discovery-astr#_)

Initially the identities of ASTR were kept secret, but snowballing success on The Hype Machine and a viral cover of Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home” which racked up well more than a million streams across YouTube, Soundcloud and others.

In January 2014, ASTR released “Varsity,” a six-song EP bolstered by the single “Operate.” In April, “Operate” was re-released as remixes by The-Drum and Chainsmokers.

Forthcoming LP:

In several interviews, ASTR have claimed they are hard at work on a their first full-length, slated to be released by 300 Entertainment in late 2014.

(these are the annotations for the claims that the album is slated for late 2014: 1. http://www.neontommy.com/news/2014/02/interview-ASTR 2. http://youheardthatnew.com/2014/04/uhtn-exclusive-astr-interview-with-rico-slice/)

DISCOGRAPHY:

ALBUMS:

Varsity EP, 2014

SINGLES:

“Operate” - 2014

Other Appearances:

Erik Hassle - "Talk About it (ASTR Remix)", 2013

Bel Heir - "Kiss The Devil (ASTR Remix)", 2013

Neon Trees - "Sleeping With A Friend (ASTR Remix)", 2014

BROODS - "Bridges (ASTR Remix)", 2014

Big K.R. I.T - "Just Last Week (Remix)" feat. ASTR


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