Norwegian Post-Rock/Nu-Classical/Post-Folk Quintet Monograf Digitally Reissue Debut Album ‘Nadir’ For Extended Worldwide Release

*The Following Press Release Was Issued By Domino Media Group*

Monograf release their debut album «Nadir»; an expansive meditation over the longings and confinements of our material(istic) world

A few months after giving birth to their debut full-length effort called ‘Nadir’, Norwegian quintet blending post-rock, nu-classical and traditional folk music Monograf re-released the album for digital extended worldwide release through Throne Of Bone Recordings and the main legal services (iTunes, Spotify & co).

In addition to this official announcement, the band which also unveiled an official music video of the song “The Golden Calf” will play at Vivid – A Post-Rock Festival (in Norway) next to bands such as And So I Watch You From Afar, Long Distance Calling and Nordic Giants.

Watch the official music video of “The Golden Calf” | Stream and order the album for physical / digital

__
…For the record…

Monograf uniquely combines post-rock with the darker part of Norwegian folk music and have one musical goal: to create a Norwegian rock sound without overused clichés. They’ve existed in the underground of Oslo for many years and have been crafting their debut album over a long period of time.

The album is recorded and produced by the songwriter Erik over a four year period in a church, a hundred year-old community center, an art-school, two studios and a host of apartments in Oslo.

Nadir means lowest point. The record is an extensive meditation over money’s power over us. Do we enjoy it? Do we worship it? What are the consequences? Our Earth is small, and it’s boiling, and everything we do has consequences far beyond what we can see. In our modern world, everything should happen fast and efficiently, but can we find our patience again? Are there values we can’t put a price tag on? The violin’s distorted sound echoing across a desperate and desolate musical landscape paint these pictures, but also shows us hope.

There are big variations in soundscapes; heavier song with mighty crescendos, but also intimate and stripped-down songs where the lyrics come to the foreground.

For fans of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Grails, Arvo Pärt, The Mars Volta, Tool,  Wovenhand and Norwegian folk music artists…
Website
Facebook
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close