Deastro Announce Co Headlining Tour With Max Tundra

Release “Tone Adventure #3″ Single And”Greens, Grays And Nordics (I Am Robot And Proud Remix)”

UK Tour With Hockey Starts Next Week

“Moondagger” Out NOW On Ghostly International


Click Here To Listen To “Tone Adventure #3”

Click Here To Listen To “Grays And Nordics” (I Am Robot And Proud Remix)

The title of Deastro’s “Tone Adventure #3” may evoke a “working title”-like looseness–why name a song when you can simply number it?–but the track itself is one of Moondagger’s tightest. “Tone Adventure #3” is an archetypal Deastro song, as Randolph Chabot sprints through catchy, melodic passages with maniacal conviction, howling about feet being “strapped to cannon balls” from behind a wall of computer-generated atmosphere. In keeping with its title, “Tone Adventure #3” is more psychedelic than much of Moondagger, warping its instruments into unrecognizable, mutant sound-entities. Glockenspiels, spy-movie guitars, orchestral stabs, and alien ray guns all make appearances–as they should in any good adventure.

On “Tone Adventure #3″‘s B-side, Toronto electro producer I Am Robot And Proud remixes Moondagger’s “Greens, Grays, and Nordics” into a joyous, MIDI-fueled daydream. The song’s previously sinister tone gets the lo-fi electronics treatment from the Robot’s gleeful presets–the re-harmonized final chorus alone is worth the price of admission.

Live At Lime EP

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Click Here To View Rolling Stone Breaking Band Piece

Click Here To Follow Randolph Chalbot On Twitter

Paste Magazines Band Of The Week

Real Detroit Weekly “Artist Of The Year”

Randolph Chabot has been making albums since he was 12 years old — now, at 22, the Detroit-based musician known as Deastro is ready for his close-up.

“Vermillion Plaza” the second single from Deastro’s upcoming full-length debut Moondagger, miniaturizes the album’s best assets and shoots them out of a cannon. Plucky synth arpeggios, end-of-the-world choruses, joyously careening melody lines–it’s all there, squashed into a life-affirming three minutes and 50 seconds. When Chabot pleads for contact, singing, “Would you be my son / ’cause all of mine have died?,” it’s less a cry of self-pity than an exhilarating salute to the power of human connection.

Recently, Chicago-based photographer/videographer James P. Morse–a longtime friend and collaborator of Ghostly’s–followed Chabot around Detroit for a day and edited the footage into “Ghostly Presents: Deastro,” a video profile whose warm, colorful aesthetic matches Chabot’s energy and positivity to a T. Chabot putters around his Detroit home, visits his favorite bookstore, gushes about Isaac Asimov and Simone de Beauvoir, and plays a sweaty, packed show with his band. It’s a loving portrait of an artist who stays true to his beliefs, staying passionate, engaged, and creative in all of his endeavors.

Deastro’s full-band debut, Moondagger, arrived on June 23rd, on Ghostly International.

UK Tour Dates

9.14 Bristol, UK @ Thekla

09.15 Liverpool, UK @ O2 Academy (Liverpool)

09.16 Leeds, UK @ Cockpit

09.18 Newcastle, UK @ O2 Academy (Newcastle)

09.19 Edinburgh, UK @ Cabaret Voltaire

09.20 Glasgow, UK @ King Tut’s

09.21 Belfast, UK @ Spring & Airbrake

09.22 Dublin, UK @ The Academy

09.24 Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy

09.25 Nottingham, UK @ Bodega Social Club

09.26 Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy (Birmingham)

09.27 Oxford, UK @ O2 Academy (Oxford)

09.28 Norwich, UK @ Arts Centre

09.29 London, UK @ Scala

10.01 Brighton, UK @ Digital

CMJ Dates (More TBA)

10.21 New York, NY @ Santos Party House

10.23 New York, NY @ TBA

10.24 New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge

US Tour Dates

11.05 Chicago @ Schubas – Max Tundra HL

11.07 Detroit @ Magic Stick – Deastro HL

11.08 Toronto @ The Drake – Max Tundra HL

11.09 Montreal @ Lambi – Deastro HL

11.10 Boston @ Great Scott – Max Tundra HL

11.11 New York @ Mercury Lounge – Deastro HL

11.12 Washington DC @ DC9 – Max Tundra HL

11.13 Baltimore @ Metro Gallery – Deastro HL

11.14 Philadelphia @ Kung Fu Necktie – Max Tundra HL

11.16 Atlanta @ Drunken Unicorn – Deastro HL

11.18 Austin @ Mohawk – Max Tundra HL

11.19 Dallas @ The Cavern – Free Energy HL

11.20 Kansas CIty @ Czar Bar – Max Tundra HL

11.21 Denver @ Larimer Lounge – Deastro HL

11.22 Salt Lake City @ Urban Lounge – Max Tundra HL

11.24 LA @ Echo – Deastro HL

11.25 San Francisco @ Bottom of the HIll – Max Tundra HL

11.27 Portland @ Doug Fir – Deastro HL

11.28 Seattle @ Nectar – Max Tundra HL

11.29 Vancouver @ Media Club – Deastro HL

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