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Car Astor (fka SEE) (Singer/Songwriter) Edit

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BIOGRAPHY Edit

Car Astor (fka SEE) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Edit

Car Astor, a Long Island native, who is self-taught on drums, guitar, bass, piano, and more, has been on the music scene since age 15, writing and releasing original songs and performing as a drummer and guitarist and collaborating with various bands. Edit

In 2013, Car Astor fresh out of high school embarked on a solo career performing live at local bars, festivals and breweries and posting original music and covers of popular songs on Youtube and Soundcloud. As a fledgling young musical prodigy, working from her bedroom "studio" Car Astor (then going by the name SEE) wrote, sang, played all the instruments and self-recorded, mixed and released her first all-original seven-track EP "The Time Thief" which highlighted her talent and versatility exhibiting a range of styles from acoustic to electronic. The self-promotion of her original work on social media got the attention of music industry veterans among them music executive Tom Carolan (responsible for signing such artists as Stone Temple Pilots, The Lemonheads, Macy Gray) and then ultimately led to her signing her first record deal at age 19.   Edit

In 2016, Car Astor released her first label studio EP, "Ties" under the monicker SEE on Blue Élan Records. recorded with acclaimed record producer Brad Wood (Smashing Pumpkins, Sunny Day Real Estate, Liz Phair, Ben Lee, Pete Yorn, Veruca Salt) and Walter Dicristina. "The five-song EP successfully pulls elements of pop, alternative rock, and singer-songwriter genres which separates SEE from any other artist today. "- Paste Magazine  Edit

Car Astor's online presence has grown since her release of several music videos for the tracks She Cries, Green Line Killer and Potions. Collectively, Car Astor's videos have accumulated over 6 Million views on YouTube and with a subscriber base in excess of 50,000 followers on her Youtube channel Car Astor's Spotify channel has well over 1 million streams. Edit

In 2016/2017 in promotion of Ties, the versatile Car Astor went out on the road, performing both solo acoustically and with her backing band by kicking off a month-long residency at Arlene's Grocery on NYC's lower east side and opening for the Steve Madden Summer Concert Series at Rough Trade NYC followed by a 2017 tour of the east and west coasts of the United States performing at noted venues such as The Gramercy Theatre, NYC, Rockwood Music Hall, The Space at Westbury, Milkboy, Philadelphia, PA, Metro Gallery, Baltimore, MD, The Perch at Tricky Falls, El Paso, TX, Hotel Congress, Tuscon, AZ, The Satellite, Los Angeles, Dante's Portland, OR and many more. Car Astor rounded out 2017 with the release of a 4 song acoustic EP entitled Green Line Killer that found its' birth during a week of live acoustic sessions that recorded and filmed live at the famed LA Cherokee Studios in Los Angeles, featuring live video performances of Another Pill to Take, Closed Eyes Open, and My Body Loves Trouble Edit

Car Astor who adopted her new name in 2018 spent the better part of that year writing new material for a series of single releases in 2019 and album releases slated for 2020. producing albums for other artists in her home studio and She performed live as part of the Underwater Sunshine Festival recording a series of acoustic performances filmed at the Greenwich Village, NYC apartment of Counting CrowsAdam Duritz and toured east coast playing at varied venues such as Rough Trade NYC and at the Ardmore Music Hall. Edit

During 2019 Car Astor also headlined the San Diego Pride She Fest an inclusive and intersectional celebration of LGBTQ women, that launched the Pride week in San Diego where she also warmed up for Melissa Etheridge at San Diego Pride Festival in Balboa Park. Car Astor is also a featured performer regularly appearing on SOFAR and also made appearances recording live videos on Voice of America News Border Crossings with Larry London and on Blue Point Brewery's Clocktower Sessions Edit

In 2019 we saw Car Astor release a series of alt-pop singles which Pop Dust proclaims "takes fans on an emotional rollercoaster", "with a desire to create vulnerable, honest, and relatable music, for both herself and her fans". The singles include her dance-pop breakup anthem Girlfriend followed up by a 90's throwback bop, Don't Stop, Don't Speak, an electro-synth track Hush, a studio version of her acoustic song My Body Loves Trouble and the soaring personal heartbreaking ballad Spaces "Car Astor is stepping outside of her comfort zone and pushing herself more than ever before. It’s a perfect sneak peek into what promises to be one hell of a year, with her second EP coming later this year" - The Prelude Press. Edit

Described by Guitar Girl Magazine as "heralding the emergence of a new important voice in the underground electro-pop world" upcoming in 2020 Car Astor is now back in the studio currently completing recordings that will round out a batch of her new alt-pop music and as well as a much-anticipated album of acoustic songs that harkens back to her singer-songwriter roots. Edit

"A blonde beautiful young woman with a voice that will take you out just below the knees. Car Astor is a rising star in the pop music world. A feminine gay woman, who is incredibly positive and hopeful. Having had no real role models as a lesbian in her youth, she hopes to prove herself one to any and all young people out there that you can walk past any stereotype, be yourself, and ROCK THE HOUSE" - Jeremy Hinks - Instinct Magazine Edit

REVIEWS Edit

  • When you put on “Don’t Stop, Don’t Speak” you are greeted by a mean bass line, which keeps you on the edge for most of the song. The new high-energy track by New York musician Car Astor is something to throw your hand in the air and tackle whatever next obstacle life throws in your way - Glamglare
  • “Girlfriend,” written with Kirsten Maxwell and produced with Walter Kazmier, marks new territory for Long Island-based songwriter Car Astor. Not only is the song swelling with anger, its upbeat and completely danceable. Simply, this single elicits the primal desire for movement and the songs irrepressible pop-powered melody serves as the seductive Pied Piper. - Ghettoblaster Magazine
  • "The five song EP successfully pulls elements of pop, alternative rock, and singer songwriter genres which separates SEE from any other artist today. "- Paste Magazine
  • You always get to find out a lot about a singer when it’s just them and their guitar in an acoustic setting. SEE is definitely the real thing, and she’s got a undeniable voice to prove it. - The Correspondent
  • "SEE’s voice has the same intriguing balance of strength and vulnerability that Garbage’s Shirley Manson has, one that’s especially effective in quieter moments like the breezy “Blue Await” and the opening of “Closed Eyes Open.” But she can hold her own against a more aggressive musical backdrop as well." - Newsday
  • Her debut EP Ties was produced by Brad Wood (Smashing Pumpkins, Liz Phair, Sunny Day Real Estate) and embodies a collection of tracks as multifaceted as SEE’s unique talents. Ties is spacious and spellbinding – a series of songs as introspective as they are engaging. SEE’s lilting vocals float effortlessly over acoustic guitars and electronic elements alike, resulting in a seamless blend of alt-rock and pop. - musicfly.co
  • SEE is a jack of all trades ranging from singer to songwriter and multi-instrumentalist -mindequalsblown.net
  • SEE, a budding local musical prodigy from Long Island says that if she has any say in the matter – which she most certainly does – she’s going to be the next big hit on the music scene, and she's doing it all with her very own special brand of talent. Seems she may be right on-point. - longisland.com
  • You’re not just watching a music video for the duration of “Potions”, you’re being taken on a journey through a dizzying and fulfilling type of enchantment, both in body and mind.  celebmix.com
  • Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist SEE is currently as hot as the scorching summer sun SEE is poised to burst on to the American music scene – and beyond.  - ventsmagazine.com
  • SEE Is spellbinding In debut music video - curvemag.com
  • SEE is one to know now, not only because her career promises to be a popular one, but because you will be better for having heard music of this caliber, and that's what good music is all about.  music-rag.com
  • At the ripe young age of 21, NYC musician, SEE, is combining a multitude of tastes that include artists Pink, Alanis Morissette, and she's even bringing a little Radiohead to the table as well. axs.com
  • Meet SEE. The amazing singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist who just released her new EP Ties earlier this year. SEE has a sound like no other, with a fearless gender-bending approach to her art. rawfemme.com
  • Long Island-based musician SEE has a sound that's mature beyond her 20 years Her sparkly blend pop and synthy alt rock is at its finest on "Potions" and "Closed Eyes Open.” purevolume.com
  • This is pop music tailor made for adult listeners. It’s for those of us who have gravitating away from the syrup of our youth and are in search of something lightweight and real. jukeboxmixtape.com
  • With a little bit of alt-rock and pop all in one song, SEE has a special formula going forward. musictimes.com
  • Ties is an EP I can see myself listening to willingly, without getting tired of it. SEE’s voice is easy to listen to, and the vocal melodies she writes will get you singing her songs subconsciously ampedsound.net
  • SEE is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Long Island. The twenty-one year old worked with Brad Wood (a producer for Smashing Pumpkins) on her debut EP Ties, and their collaboration is extraordinary. Check out the torrid single “Potions.” - newarena.com
  • Ties effortlessly combines elements of pop, rock, alternative, and other genres as well as her singer-songwriter talents to produce a sound truly all her own - halfbeatmagazine.com

DISCOGRAPHY Edit

ALBUMS / EPs Edit

The Time Thief (EP) ℗ 2013 released under name SEE

(Self Written, Recorded & Produced)

Waiting for You
TimeThief
Valentine
Walk Into My Love
Green Line Killer
Walk into My Love
Holding Onto You
Red Wine
Ties (EP) 2016 ℗ 2016 Blue Élan Records LLC
Green Line Killer
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Closed Eyes Open
Blue Await
Potions
She Cries
Green Line Killer (EP) 2017 ℗ 2017 Blue Élan Records LLC
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Closed Eyes Open (Acoustic)
Another Pill to Take (Acoustic)
My Body Loves Trouble (Acoustic)

SINGLES Edit

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Another Pill to Take (Single) 2017 ℗ 2017 Blue Élan Records LLC Girlfriend (Single) 2018 ℗ 2018 Blue Élan Records LLC
Car astor - another pill to take -official audio-

Car astor - another pill to take -official audio-

Car Astor (fka SEE) - Girlfriend -Official Music Video-

Car Astor (fka SEE) - Girlfriend -Official Music Video-

Don't Stop, Don't Speak (Single) 2019 ℗ 2019 Blue Élan Records LLC Hush (Single)

℗ 2019 Blue Élan Records LLC

Car Astor - Don't Stop, Don't Speak -Official Audio-

Car Astor - Don't Stop, Don't Speak -Official Audio-

Car Astor - Hush -Official Audio-

Car Astor - Hush -Official Audio-

Spaces (Single)℗ 2019 Blue Élan Records LLC My Body Loves Trouble (Single)

℗ 2019 Blue Élan Records LLC

Car astor - spaces -official audio-

Car astor - spaces -official audio-

Car astor - my body loves trouble (official audio)

Car astor - my body loves trouble (official audio)

Car Astor - My Body Loves Trouble

VIDEOS Edit

OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO RELEASES
DON'T STOP, DON'T SPEAK HUSH GIRLFRIEND
Car astor - don't stop, don't speak -official music video-

Car astor - don't stop, don't speak -official music video-

Car astor - hush -official music video-

Car astor - hush -official music video-

Car Astor (fka SEE) - Girlfriend -Official Music Video-

Car Astor (fka SEE) - Girlfriend -Official Music Video-

POTIONS GREEN LINE KILLER SHE CRIES
SEE - Potions

SEE - Potions

SEE - Green Line Killer

SEE - Green Line Killer

SEE - She Cries

SEE - She Cries

ACOUSTIC - CHEROKEE STUDIOS, Los Angeles
MY BODY LOVES TROUBLE CLOSED EYES OPEN ANOTHER PILL TO TAKE
SEE - My Body Loves Trouble (Live Acoustic)

SEE - My Body Loves Trouble (Live Acoustic)

SEE - Closed Eyes Open (Live Acoustic)

SEE - Closed Eyes Open (Live Acoustic)

SEE - Another Pill To Take (Live Acoustic)

SEE - Another Pill To Take (Live Acoustic)

LIVE ACOUSTIC SESSIONS
UNDERWATER SUNSHINE

FESTIVAL

BLUE POINT BREWERY CLOCKTOWER SESSIONS VOICE OF AMERICA

BORDER CROSSINGS

Garden Sessions- Car Astor October 11th, 2018 Underwater Sunshine Fest, NYC Full Session

Garden Sessions- Car Astor October 11th, 2018 Underwater Sunshine Fest, NYC Full Session

Clocktower Sessions- Car Astor (Ep

Clocktower Sessions- Car Astor (Ep. 6)

Border Crossings- Car Astor

Border Crossings- Car Astor

POTIONS

TALK TO ME SPACES
SEE - "Potions" (idobi Sessions)

SEE - "Potions" (idobi Sessions)

Car astor - talk to me -acoustic session-

Car astor - talk to me -acoustic session-

Car astor - spaces -official music video-

Car astor - spaces -official music video-

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