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. He was the Festival / Music Director for the 2017 Dundas Street Festival and the Music Director in 2016. He is scene builder / promoter for select events in London Ontario, Toronto, Canada, and Southwestern Ontario. When Aaron's not working on Indie Underground, you'll usually find him at a concert or DIY event. He's a sucker for anything that glows in the dark and the company of his cat, Charlie. Watch for Aaron to make a return to DJing in 2018 when he will begin to mix Trance.