Sunday, August 26, 2018

Casey Chandler's solo project as Galapaghost goes electronic on "Sootie" - hear the single "Jellyfish"

Sometimes when an artist, a musician, a singer songwriter like Casey Chandler from Austin Texas (by way of Woodstock, NY) switches from his primary instrument to another magic happens. This is the case with Casey and his solo project Galapaghost where he purchased a Roland GAIA synth for his first entirely electronic album (besides bass guitar on some tracks) called "Sootie". Listen to the latest single Jellyfish and it is clear that his intuitive choice was such a great one. The simple evocative production spills over you in such a dreamy embracing way. Love the sound and how every emotional musical cue is downplayed which only serves to make it feel more emotional. Casey wrote, recorded and mixed the album all by his lonesome. I am looking forward to delving into "Sootie" in it's entirety.

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Robb Donker

PRESS NOTES:
Casey Chandler hails from the small hippie town of Woodstock, NY. He toured Europe and North America with John Grant for 6 months in 2010, which included a prestigious slot on Later...With Jools Holland. He has released three albums. The first two albums "Runnin" and "Dandelion" were released on a small Italian label called Lady Lovely. He self-released his 3rd album "I Never Arrived" in 2016 and it has already received 1.5 million streams on Spotify and many rave reviews including press from Paste Magazine, Substream Magazine, The Big Takeover and many others. He recently finished recording his 4th album called "Pulse". He recorded it in Italy and was released in early 2018. His songwriting pulls from many different influences from Midlake to Low Roar to Espers.

Casey Chandler now live in Austin, TX where he continue to write music and play frequent shows. His music was recently featured in a major Italian film called Il Ragazzo Invisibile. It was directed by Oscar winning director Gabriele Salvatores. Salvatores also commissioned him to write a title song for the movie, which was featured on the official soundtrack. The movie was released in many countries and won many awards including a David Di Donatello award (the Italian Oscars). Find Casey here: Spotify: goo.gl/NvQXRs -- Website: www.gpghost.com -- Facebook: www.facebook.com/Galapaghostatx -- Instagram: www.instagram.com/Galapaghostatx -- Twitter: www.twitter.com/Galapaghostatx