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Hivern Discs signing Aster aka Pettre and Juan Miguel II release their upcoming EP on Mathematics Recordings

Aster come from Barcelona, consisting of Pettre and Juan Miguel II. Their music is a personal cosmic blend of analog synthesizer sounds, unorthodox samples and raw rhythms. In addition, they run the Gran Mostacho blog, covering a wide spectrum (Chicago house, disco edits, dubstep, kraut, weird pop and throw parties at Be Cool in Barcelona. The most recent event was a joint affair with John Talabot's label Hivern Discs, through which the duo have released two tracks to date - 'Neon' on the recent 'Hivern a L'Estiu Vol 2' compilation, and a split 7" with John himself including the track "Tormenta Del Desierto".

WHAT'S... special about you, then?

With a great moustache comes great responsibility.
...your worst vice?


…the story behind your name?

Aster was an astronomical observatory. Now is our studio.

... your dream musical collaboration?

Aphex Twin, but he doesn't seems so friendly.

...your worst fashion secret?

 Sebago shoes and old souvenir tees

...your favourite website?

 Mnml Ssgs

... your vision of the future?

Setting up an enormous studio in Cadaques (Costa Brava) the top of your shit list?

Beatport award winners

...your hero?

Julio Iglesias, of course.

...are you listening to now?

Hype Williams

Watch out for their new EP on Chicago-based Mathematics Recordings