Astreal are an indie rock band, most often associated with the genres of post rock, shoegazing, and noise pop.
The band formed in Singapore in 1996, although some date their origins to 1992 with their first incarnation as Breed. They are known for their incendiary live performances, as well as for being one of Singapore's first indie rock bands fronted by a female vocalist . Although they cite My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, and Curve as influences, it is also known that past and current members have interests in industrial rock, death metal, black metal, electronica, and Japanese rock.
The current members are Ginette Chittick (bass/vocals), Muhammad Alkhatib (guitars), Joseph Chian (drums) and Jason Ang (keyboards/synths).