Astragal

Astragal

credit: Derek Rathbun

Astragal - Bloomer

Astragal began like how all things in Houston, Texas begin. Out of thin air, dust, and the cities concrete clad ether. Having met on craigslist and in person at a DIIV show, the Houston trio became best friends over a shared interest in playing post-punk music while denying the elitism of the genre altogether. Honing in on their sound during a trip in North Carolina, the trio found a love for jangly guitar tones, groovy bass lines, and persistent in-the pocket drums. 
Since 2016, the band has released three EPS, has toured extensively in the south, has totaled two minivans, has only had one argument, and has made countless new friends along the way.

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Genre: Rock
Subgenre: Post-Punk
From: Houston, TX