This Throwback Thursday we are checking in with Astro, the otherworldly Chilean Electro-Pop band who returns with sophomore album ‘Chicos de la Luz,’ due out tomorrow July 24th! Give the second single, ‘Druida,’ a listen which premiered on Consequence of Sound.
The group played a Florida debut at the 2014 Heineken TransAtlantic Festival at the North Beach Bandshell – here are some photos
According to band member Daniel Varas, the album ‘is like a roadtrip with your best friends—but in a car that flies.’ The voices and synthesizers were recorded in Astro’s studio in Santiago and the drums were recorded in Red Bull Studios in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
‘Chicos de la Luz’ is a follow up to Astro’s stellar self-titled debut album, which the New York Times called ‘A joy that needs no translation.’ The single ‘Panda’ was featured in the EA Sports video game ‘FIFA 13’. The debut earned them comparisons to Crystal Castles and Poolside.