Alex the Astronaut is a curious 20-year-old storyteller from Sydney, Australia who is releasing her debut single ‘Half of 21st Street’ on March 4, 2016. Currently living in Long Island, NY on a Soccer scholarship while studying Math and Physics, Alex the Astronaut driven by the unknown and the experiences of those around her.

“Half of 21st Street” was recorded with and produced by Benjamin McCarthy (Gordi, Kate Miller-Heidke) in Melbourne in January 2016 and follows the story of a postman and a thief who meet up after a night out by the water. Through rolling guitars, strings, synth and changing tempos, Alex the Astronaut tells us their story: it’s romantic love, it’s innocent, and it highlights those tiny moments of hope that appear in our lives when we least expect.

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Aaron McMillan

Aaron is the Founder / Chief Editor and curator of Indie Underground (Est. 2012) He is the Director for Dundas Street Festival, and a promoter for select events in London Ontario, Toronto, Canada and beyond. When Aaron's not working on Indie Underground, going through all the music submissions and working with the Contributors, you'll usually find him at a concert or DIY event. He's a sucker for glow in the dark bracelets, delicious vegetarian noms and the company of his cat, Charlie.